1400 Miles uses a bike and a beer to spark difficult conversations with stubborn guys about prostate health.
PROSTATE CANCER IS THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF CANCER DEATH IN AMERICAN MEN and is largely preventable. Prevention is easy, but it starts with being comfortable talking about it. Know your family history, know what you’re putting into your body, and get a regular exam before you’re 40.
In 2014, 1400 Miles is sparking the conversation on prostate health by challenging 14 teams of cyclists to ride participate in “The Big Ride” The Big Ride is a 1400 mile ride starting in Austin and ending in Denver in time for the Great American Beer Festival. Along the journey the team will be hosting “Refuelling Events” and community rides.
“The Big Ride”
In 2013, a group of cyclists and a support team took on the challenge of riding 1400 miles from Austin to Denver. Their reason? Ride for those who can’t. This year, we are challenging 14 teams of cyclists to ride the 1400 Miles, help fuel the ride and raise money for prostate cancer.
The 14 teams can consist of 1 cyclist riding all 1400 Miles, or up to 5 cyclists riding different stretches of the 1400 Miles.
Interested in compiling a team for the ride of a lifetime? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
1400 Miles Main Events will take place in September in cities along the 1400 Miles Big Ride route. These events will have music, activities, creative food, and of course great craft beer. Come meet the 14 Cyclist teams, see the infamous Beerliner and help spark the conversation on prostate health!
Throughout the year, 1400 Miles and supporting partners will be hosting Fueling Parties! These events are a great place to spark the conversation on prostate health. By bringing your community together in a familiar spot, we help break down tensions and uneasiness regarding the conversation on prostate cancer. The Fueling Parties will also help fund 1400 Miles and support the 14 Teams. Our main goal is to spark the conversation and reach as many people as possible, we cannot do it alone, so we appreciate all of your support!
Our first Fueling Party was held in Denver on Thursday, March 6th at Tag Burger Bar. Stay tuned HERE to make sure you don't miss the next one!
Unable to join us for the Big Ride? Well, you’re in luck! Coinciding with the 1400 Miles Main Event, we will be hosting community rides in several stops along our route to Denver. Each ride will have the option of 14 miles, 42 Miles, 70 Miles, and 140 Miles! Participate in the rides, and come to the events. Check out the calendar and register for your local community ride today!
Aaron Z. of NM
"1400 Miles isn't just about men's health, it's about changing the tone of the conversation around it. It's easier for me to join that conversation over a pint of my favorite craft beer."
Rex R of Denver
Men are stubborn. 1400 Miles helps break the silence on prostate cancer by using a beer and a bike to reach men where they are most willing to talk.
Lindsey S. of Denver
1400 helped me find an approachable way to talk about a hard subject with the men I love.