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Sore Muscles, Full Coffers for Anchor House

Lawrence – For Stuart Shanfeld, the hardest part of bicycling 500 miles through five states in seven days is not the pedaling. It’s saying goodbye to all the great people. “After the ride, you feel like a part of your life is missing,” Shanfeld said. “You spend six months before the ride planning, collecting donations…

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Anchor House Establishes Douglas McCune Memorial Award

Kulpsville, Pa. – Micheldy Pierre struggled through her college classes and it looked like she might lose her financial aid and not be able to return to school. But rather than quitting, she registered for more courses and committed herself to her studies. She sought help from tutors, professors, and staff members at The Anchorage,…

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Two Decades Later, Still Pedaling for Anchor House

Lancaster, Pa. – Ten and done. Two decades ago, that was the mantra for many Anchor House cyclists. But 20 years later, several of those cyclists are still logging the miles for the annual Ride for Runaways. This week, a record six cyclists are completing their 20th Anchor House ride to benefit runaway, abused and…

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From Texas to Florida to Illinois, Anchor House Riders a Diverse Group United for the Cause

Gettysburg, Pa. – Anchor House riders come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. They also come from all over the country to participate in the 500-mile ride that raises money for the Trenton-based shelter for runaway and abused children. In addition to drawing locals from New Jersey and Pennsylvania, a record 10 other states are…

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Anchor House Cyclists Remember Princeton Scientist Doug McCune

Frederick, Md. – Purple jerseys. Purple bracelets. Purple tie-dye t-shirts. Anchor House cyclists wore the color purple on everything from helmets to ponytails to bikes Tuesday in memory of Princeton scientist Doug McCune. McCune, who worked at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, died last year completing the final day of the 33rd Anchor House Ride…

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A Rainy Day Two for the Anchor House Cyclists

Winchester, Va. – Water dripped off helmets and goggles. Jerseys, shorts and socks were like wet sponges. And bikes, along with the cyclists who rode them, were speckled with mud. When the cyclists participating on the 34th annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways woke to begin day two of their journey Monday, they were greeted…

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A Hot and Hilly Start for the Anchor House Ride for Runaways

Woodstock, Va. – The pavement crackled, the wind felt like heat from an oven, and the cyclists were covered in sweat whenever they stopped to take a break. Temperatures soared to 101 degrees, with the heat index making it feel more like 106, as the 167 cyclists on the Anchor House Ride for Runaways began…

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After Hugs, Goodbyes and Cheers, Anchor House Riders Head for the Virginia Hills

Laurie Papell didn’t quite believe her friend Laura Lyons when she announced that she was going to buy a bike and join Papell on the Anchor House Ride for Runaways. But much to Papell’s surprise, Lyons, who lives in North Carolina, bought one this spring and signed up for the  500-mile trek that raises money…

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34th Annual Anchor house Ride for Runaways Draws 200 Participants

For the next seven days, 167 cyclists and more than 30 support crew members will make their way from Staunton, Virginia back to the Trenton area for the 34th annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways. The Ride for Runaways raises money for the Trenton-based shelter for runaway, abused and neglected children. All of the participants…

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34th Annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways Gets Ready to Roll

                Virginia is for bike lovers – or at least this Sunday it will be as the 34th annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways kicks off from Staunton, Virginia, just 50 miles from scenic Natural Bridge. The annual charity bike ride raises money for Anchor House, the Trenton-based…

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Bicyclists Will Take to the Road for 14th Annual Cory’s Ride Tomorrow

Area bicyclists will ride through the scenic countryside of towns like Chesterfield tomorrow morning in memory of the boy whose name has become synonymous with the mission of the Anchor House shelter for runaway and abused children. Cory Golis died in 1998 in a cycling accident while raising money for the charity, which takes in…

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Ride of Silence Tomorrow Night Honors Princeton Anchor House Cyclist Doug McCune

Cyclists and Princeton area residents will remember Anchor House rider Doug McCune Wednesday night by participating in the 10th annual Ride of Silence, a worldwide cycling event that takes place in hundreds of locations around the globe in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. The Princeton ride,…

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Ride of Silence Will Honor Princeton Scientist Doug McCune

The 10th annual Ride of silence in honor of this who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways will be held on May 16.  Cyclists in hundreds of locations worldwide will will take part in a silent slow-paced ride. In honor of Princeton cyclist Doug McCune, who was killed on the last…

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34th Annual Anchor House Ride for Runaway to Start from Virginia: Information Session This Weekend

Virginia is for bike lovers, or at least this July it will be as the 34th annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways kicks off from Staunton, just 50 miles from Natural Bridge. Anchor House is holding an information session about the ride this Sunday morning at 11 a.m. For more information, view the Anchor House …