9th annual Bull Moon Ride and Run

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Heather Graham

919-880-2432, hgraham@durhamhabitat.org

Habitat for Humanity of Durham’s 9th annual Bull Moon Ride and Run

Durham, NC -  Saturday, July 25th, Habitat for Humanity of Durham will host its annual Bull Moon Ride & Run event in Downtown Durham. This is the ninth year that Habitat for Humanity of Durham has hosted the Bull Moon Bike Ride; the 5K run was added in 2013. 

The Bull Moon Ride and Run is Durham’s only night-time ride, run, walk event. Hundreds of cyclists, runners, and walkers will participate in the 12-mile bike ride and 5K run to raise funds for Habitat forbikers Humanity of Durham's affordable housing programs. Participants come dressed in neon colors with glow sticks, LED lights and an array of fun silliness. This frolicking event attracts participants of all ages and fitness abilities. 

This family-friendly event starts and ends with a massive party at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. There will be lots of food, dancing, a photo booth, a fire dancer/breather, and more!

Event sponsors include the Durham Bulls, Johnny Carino's, Harris Incorporated, Carolina Brewery, Durham County Sheriff's Office, Chick-fil-a Roxboro Rd, Tyler’s Taproom, Mellow Mushroom, Bruegger’s Bagels, Moe’s, and EarthQuake Productions. Local food trucks will have desserts for purchase – The Parlour, Locopops, Iced Cupcakes, Belgium Waffle Crafters. 

WHAT:                        Durham Habitat Bull Moon Ride & Run (12-mile bike ride and 5K run benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Durham)

WHEN:                        Saturday, July 25 (8:15 PM - Bike ride start, 8:30 PM - 5K run/walk start)runner

EVENT WEBSITE:        www.riderunforhabitat.org

WHERE:                       Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St, Durham

About Durham Habitat for Humanity (www.durhamhabitat.org)

Habitat for Humanity of Durham builds, repairs, and sells quality, affordable, and sustainable homes in partnership with people in need and communities that care. Habitat has broken ground on more than 320 homes in Durham since 1985. Families are selected based on housing need, ability to repay the loan in full, and their willingness to partner with Habitat.

Habitat Success Stories

Alicia partnered with the Catholic Coalition to build a Habitat home in Southwest Central Durham. Alicia enjoyed working more than 250 hours of sweat equity on her home, saying "I know every beam in my house."

Alicia