Folks on Spokes and Step Forward Memorial Walk

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Join us for Folks on Spokes Ride and the Step Forward Memorial Walk to raise funds and to promote mental health and wellness.

Folks on Spokes

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Participate in Folks on Spokes 2019 and ride for mental health! Cyclists of all levels can enjoy the scenic, mapped routes around the Connecticut shoreline while supporting mental wellness and addiction in our community. [ more ]

Step Forward Memorial Walk

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Step Forward Memorial Walk 2019 is a commemorative event to honor the tragic end to lives lost to addiction, overdose, suicide or other mental health related issues. The Walk offers understanding and compassion to those who may feel isolated in their grief.

Please join us to support survivors and pay tribute to their lost loved ones. [ more ]

Registration Information

Register now for Folks on Spokes Ride and Step Forward Memorial Walk! [ more ]


One in four adults in the U.S. experience a diagnosable mental illness or substance use disorder each year. Make a bigger impact by creating a personal or team fundraising page to support the community services Bridges delivers to thousands of area residents each year. [ more ]

Ride Maps and Directions

Follow this link to download maps for each ride or walk. [ more ]

Remembrance Ceremony

To honor and remember loved ones who were lost to suicide and overdose, or any mental health and addiction related disorder, a Remembrance Ceremony will be held at Fowler Field @ 9:45am before the Step Forward Walk. Participants of Folks on Spokes Ride and the Step Forward Memorial Walk are invited to join the Ceremony. [ more ]

Become a Sponsor!

Become an event sponsor of the 2019 Folks on Spokes Ride and Step Forward Memorial Walk. A sponsorship will give your business exposure to over 400 participants, while showing support for community mental health and addiction recovery services.Your contribution offers health, hope and recovery for those in need. [ more ]

Volunteer Opportunities

Enthusiastic and reliable volunteers are always needed. Help with set-up, registration, rest-stops, road-crew, food and beverage tables or clean-up. Whether you can spare an hour or four, we have jobs to fill! [ more ]

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