The 2016 Team Volunteers at the Hill Country Ride for AIDS

On Saturday, April 25th, the 16th anniversary Hill Country Ride for AIDS took place throughout beautiful central Texas. Texas 4000 members teamed up with some of the most enthusiast people to make an ultimate volunteer dream team. Lots of cheering and smiles were involved to say the least. It was inspiring to see cyclists from all over come to support people living with AIDS. The amount of passion and dedication from these people in promoting the awareness, education, and community of persons affected my HIV and AIDS was surreal.

The hills were very real in this hill county and cyclists of all levels embraced the physical challenge to honor loved ones. Around the 50 mile marker riders faced a monster hill that lead to the finish. The strength was unbelievable.

The Hill Country Ride is the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the Austin area, and continues to serve as the most successful single day AIDS ride in the country.

It was truly beautiful to see so many come together for such a worthy cause. And the 2016 Texas 4000 Team volunteers were honored to be a part of it all.

Written by Holly Swandi