Kelly Boe bike ride to be held May 17

MIDDLEBURY — In 2015, Middlebury resident Kelly Boe was struck and killed by a car while out riding with this wife. On Friday, May 17, at 4 p.m., Middlebury Safe Routes, with support from ACSD/MUHS, Walk/Bike Council of Addison County, Frog Hollow Bikes, Middlebury Police, Addison County Sheriff, and Boe’s wife Kathy, invites anyone wishing to honor those killed or injured while riding public roads can join in a slow-paced bike ride. The ride is aimed at raising awareness that everyone shares the road.
Those who wish to may ride in silence in memory of those killed. Riders will assemble at the Middlebury Union High School entrance by 3 p.m. Police and cyclist escorts will guide riders on a short loop of about eight miles, departing MUHS through downtown, out Weybridge Road to Hamilton Road and back to town by 5 p.m. A helmet and waiver of liability signature are required to participate. The ride will take place if there is light rain, but will be cancelled if there heavy rain, thunder or lightning.
Donations toward improved bike parking and road safety can be made by check payable to Town of Middlebury with “Middlebury Safe Routes” written on the memo line. Donations to the Kelly Boe Scholarship can be made by check payable to the “Kelly Boe Memorial Scholarship Fund.”

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