Tour de Habitat 2012 Recap

9th Annual Tour de Habitat
March 3, 2012

Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity’s 9th Tour de Habitat raised over $24,000 to support Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to build simple, decent and affordable homes for families in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Riders of the Purple Sage

Members of Riders of the Purple Sage cheer on their team member.

Sixteen teams competed in the exhilarating stationary bike race at Courts Plus for the most miles and the most money raised.  The top individual fundraiser was John Gunkleman with Good Old Boys, who raised $1,782.00.  The team that raised the most money this year was the Riders of the Purple Sage with a team total of $2,433.  Biker Builders took the award for most miles ridden as a team, with a team total of 59.7 miles.   The top mileage for men was Darrick Guthmiller with Biker Builders who biked 11.4 miles.  The top mileage for women was a tie between Darla Skaurud with Biker Builders and Tish McDonald with Good Old Boys who each biked 10.4 miles.  The Team Spirit award went to the Handlebar Honeys.

Board of Directors Team

Angie Ryan and Angie McCarthy of Habitat's Board of Directors team check in on Isaac Peloquin's progress.

Sponsors of this year’s event were Olson-Legatt Roofing, Valley Lights, Red River Plumbing & Heating, ND Interior Designers, Home Builders Association of F-M, Coldwell Banker First Realty, Floor to Ceiling Carpet One, Ken’s Sanitation, 1st Choice Apparel, and Courts Plus Fitness.

The Tour de Habitat committee would like to thank all the participants, volunteers, and sponsors for making this year’s race exciting and successful.  To view photos of the event visit our Facebook page.

Team Results Money Raised Miles Biked
Rocky & the Rockettes

$2,522

52.30

Riders of the Purple Sage

$2,453

47.00

Good Old Boys

$2,392

53.90

Habitat Board of Directors

$1,965

49.90

Barnesville Blaze

$1,846

45.60

Tireless Trekkers

$1,755

51.20

Biker Builders

$1,560

59.70

Road Warriors

$1,500

59.10

IdeaOne Telecom

$1,500

47.40

Super Sellers

$1,475

50.50

The “Trade Show” Heritage

$1,405

46.20

“Wii Not Fit” Heritage

$1,387.50

49.30

Handlebar Honeys

$1,066

51.40

Comstock Hoff Lutheran Church

$820

46.50

FM AM Rotary Lobstars

$674.99

51.00

Team Western

$358

55.18

Total

$24,519.49

 816.18

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