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Gritty Up

For the fourth year in a row, GritCycle was thrilled to host The Gritty Up – a two-part fundraising event for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. We’re so proud to announce that this event raised over $304,000 – all going towards cancer research, prevention and awareness!

On Thursday June 1st friends, family and incredible sponsors gathered together at The Ranch at Laguna Beach for Duke Bourbon cocktails, dancing and a Live and Silent Auction. Live music was provided by the band, Side Deal, and late-night tunes were spun by DJ Trust.  A great time was had by all!

That same weekend, on June 3rd and 4th, the GritCycle community banded together for two 3-hour indoor cycling rides: one in Costa Mesa and the second in Monarch Beach. Teams continued to fundraise while riders sweat, sang and toasted the generosity of our friends, neighbors and sponsors.

The support of the cancer-fighting community in Orange County has been overwhelming and we’re especially thankful for the philanthropic partners we’ve found in local corporations like Fiji Vacations, UPS, Subaru, Ekam Yoga, Orange County Monster Carts, Pelagic Gear and many more.

We look forward to continuing in this fight against cancer!

Check out this footage of the 2017 Gritty Up!