2 Days, 165 Miles // November 13-14, 2015 // Orientation Day, November 12, 2015

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.  ~Margaret Mead

Total Raised


raised so far!

Top Individual Producer

1. Joseph Locke $21,041
2. Kathryn Holcomb $10,175
3. Sandy Blumberg $6,690
4. Nick Bell $5,050
5. Lawrence Davanzo $4,555

Top Teams

1. YOLO $26,958
2. Stamina Gym-STEAM Cycling $22,175
3. Broward House Give A Shift $20,825
4. Mile Markers $20,075
5. Wells Fargo $18,455

Top Crew Team

1. Massage Crew $11,690
2. Motorcycle $6,145
3. Recycle/Store Crew $2,500
4. Sweep G $2,015
5. Bike Parking $680
6. Hawks Cay Crew $666
7. Photographer $600
8. Bike Tech $600
9. Pit Closure $525
10. Pit Stop Lunch $390

The SMART Ride

 SR12_Vector_Wheel_LogoSMART Ride is unique to fundraising in so many ways, but first and foremost it’s our guarantee that 100% of every penny you raise will go to AIDS Service Organizations around Florida. Since 2003 that has represented over $6.4 million dollars something every past and present participant, donor, sponsor should be very proud of.

SMART Ride starts on Thursday November 12th with orientation day in Miami. On Friday NovembeR-6 Detailsr 13th the ride opens with an escorted ride out and then travels south 100 miles to Duck Key where we overnight.

On Saturday November 14th our journey continues, passing over bridges, stopping at pit stops, enjoying lunch and finally arriving 65 miles later in Key West to cheers and smiling faces.

We celebrateat the AIDS Memorial at the White Street Pier.  You don’t have to be an athlete to participate, DSC_0726you can ride a bike, or help drive a vehicle, you can bring your skills as a massage therapists, a nurse, or doctor, you can be a cheerleader or a an individual with just a desire to make a difference. Whatever your reason for joining this adventure we welcome you.

Won’t you join us? Register before October and your registration fee is only $95 and it covers your food,  your overnight housing in the middle keys and memories that are priceless. Questions, just reach out, we are here to help.

Why We Ride

SMART Ride is so important to so many in need of direct services. Through the dollars raised we help provide housing for people all across the state who would otherwise be homeless living with HIV & AIDS. We help send children and Adults affected by HIV and AIDS to camp, we fund several thousand bus passes annually which give people access. Access to care, access to medication, pharmaceuticals, social services, health care and so much more. The money raised, has helped over 28 AIDS Service Organizations Daniel Earound Florida meet the needs of their clients.

Florida ranks #1 in the country for new cases of HIV and AIDS. How do we change that undistinguished honor? How do we educate our youth, our elderly? How to we reduce new cases, how do we change the dynamics? SMART Ride not only raises money but it raises awareness and creates conversation. Conversation about the dynamics of AIDS, how we work together to clear the landscape of AIDS. Join Us on our Journey as a rider, a crew, a donor or sponsor and help us continue to make people have hope and live better today and into the future.


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SMART Ride 12 Crew

SMART Ride does not happen without the incredible crew that does everything fromSR11 Heroes serve Gatorade to entertain at pit stops, drive vehicles, lift cases of water, deliver smiles and the occasional hug. They cheer you on, they lift you up and they help make SMART Ride a success. With all the fun they are all instrumental in keeping the riders and each other safe from the elements of nature and the unforeseen incidents that occur on an open road. We thank each crew member who marks the route, massages cramped muscles and serves us all meals. If you would like to be part of this amazing crew, register today by clicking here and become one of a small group of heroes helping change the world.  
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You have helped raise...

over $6,400,00.00 in the past decade.

Thank You!