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CBS Denver – Nonprofit Expands Program

Thanks to Jamie Leary of CBS Denver for bringing light to Sacred Cycle’s high country programming and Metro Denver expansion. Please join us on the trails in the months to come and behind the scenes with your philanthropic mindset! Colorado Nonprofit Finds Unique Model To Help Sexual Abuse Survivors: Therapy And Mountain Biking VAIL, Colo.…

VVP Success Awards Nomination

Sacred Cycle is honored to be nominated for Vail Valley Partnership 2020-21 Success Awards in two categories: Small Nonprofit of the Year and Community Impact Award – Organization. Read the full list of 18th Annual Success Award nominees. The Success Awards Selection Committee, comprised of last year’s winners, will vote to select the finalists and…

Adventure Cycling, March 2020

An Out of the Box Solution to Healing from Sexual Trauma by Laura Killingbeck. Excerpt: The #metoo movement continues to expose an uncomfortable reality: if you are female, you will probably face some form of sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in your lifetime. According to the National Sexual Violence Research Center, one in three women in the U.S. will experience some form…

The Ride Life – Sacred Cycle, December 2019

  Why mountain biking for healing? And, why is the community so important? Understand Sacred Cycle programming through a conversation between Liz Koch of The Ride Life and Clare Hefferren of Sacred Cycle. Hear about empowerment, struggle, vulnerability, safety & support.

The Red Bulletin, December 2019

  Inside the Heroes Edition: “Trailblazers” by Tracy Ross.  In Colorado—a hotbed for mountain biking—a few of the most passionate riders happen to be the most philanthropic. Meet a handful of true sports heroes, honored here for their work with minority youth, juvenile law offenders and victims of sexual assault. Read the full article.

Press Release – Hefferren Welcomed As Executive Director

Heather Russell is stepping down as Executive Director, handing the baton to Clare Hefferren as the new Executive Director effective immediately. Sacred Cycle clients and the organization as a whole will forever be grateful for Russell’s contributions. Hefferren will continue the positive momentum Russell created to ensure Sacred Cycle drives value for client survivors.

Gear Show Podcast, August 2019

80: Jeannine Anders – Mountain Biking Fixes Everything Jeannine Anders followed “The Call” to Colorado 15 years ago where she settled in the Vail Valley. Many of us have heard a similar call – one to the mountains, right? She held a career in sales while pursuing her passion for cycling. She’s competed in over…

Specialized: The Issue Is, June 2019

SPECIALIZED: THE ISSUE IS: BIKES AS HEALERS: HEATHER RUSSELL ON USING BIKES AS A TOOL TO HEALING SEXUAL TRAUMA   You Tube Video June 2019 Medium Article June 2019

Singletracks Magazine, April 2019

Mountain Biking as Therapy at The Sacred Cycle Nonprofit in Carbondale, Colorado https://www.singletracks.com/uncategorized/the-sacred-cycle-nonprofit-in-carbondale-colorado-uses-mountain-biking-as-therapy/