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Patty George and friends holding signs in front of the Eiffel Tower in Prais in 2015

2015 Paris-Brest-Paris

August 17, 2015 - August 20, 2015

Event Summary

Update!

PHenomenal Hope Team member Patty George finished the 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris at 14:10 on 8/20/2015!

Total Race Time: 3 days 8 hours 55 minutes
Distance: 764 miles

In August 2015, the most famous long-distance randonnée, the 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur, is back for a new challenge.

It’s 80 hours, 55 minutes on the bike, solo, racing to raise awareness for pulmonary hypertension!

Total donations raised:

Your Donations Made a Difference!
Thank you for donating and being a part of our GLOBAL awareness campaign!

For more information about the world’s most famous long-distance cycling event, see www.paris-brest-paris.org.

A map of Paris, France for the 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris cycling race

Special Dedication

The names of all donors and/or those on whose behalf they donated were written on special edition PBP T-shirts that were worn while in France (before and after the race)!

Riding in honor of YOU or someone you love!

There are 16 control points along the route, and for a minimum donation of $100, we named a control in honor of you or your loved one and sent out a thank you when Patty passed through via social media! Thank you for your donations!

Named control points:

Control Point Named Donation
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Everyone from Velodrome!
Villaines-la-Juhel Daniel and Beth Kolopajlo
Fourgères Love, Sweat & Gears
Tinténiac Vanderbilt Pulmonary Hypertension Center
Loudéac Mary and Gary Woodling
Carhaix Diane Herr & Bill Hall;
Chip & Mary Garry
Brest Lee Family and Presby
Carhaix Brian & Mary Kate Guerrieri
Loudéac Lou and Linda;
Cherie and Jim Beckman
Tinténiac Susan Johnson
Fourgères Katie B; Kathy Ladd
Villaines-la-Juhel Patty Gordon
Mortagne-au-Perche The Jacobs Family; Aimee and John
Dreux Shikha Mittoo
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Thank you to the PH community worldwide – PHA, PHA Europe, PHAware

For those who preferred to make a private donation, we named your contribution in honor of a member of the PH community, and you have helped make this possible!

Micro-sponsorship … Community … and You!

Extras

Media coverage included this podcast from Over The Top Cycling, based in Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Also, check out this interview with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Read about The Gear used on such an epic ride and the brevet series Patty George undertook in order to qualify for PBP.

And don’t miss the chance to catch Patty’s 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris Race Report, where she reflects on her ride!

2015 Paris-Brest-Paris Control Points

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Mortagne-au-Perche 138.7 km
Villaines-la-Juhel 80.1 km
Fourgères 88.7 km
Tinténiac 54.2 km
Loudéac 84.6 km
Carhaix 78.3 km
Brest 88.8 km
Carhaix 83.5 km
Loudéac 82.5 km
Tinténiac 85.2 km
>Fourgères 54.2 km
Villaines-la-Juhel 88.8 km
Mortagne-au-Perche 81.2 km
Dreux 77.5 km
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines 63.5 km

Time Tracking

Your family and friends can consult Team PHenomenal Hope’s progress on www.paris-brest-paris.org. Riders are identified by name, or by frame badge number. Team PHenomenal Hope racer Patty George’s frame number is Y167.

The technology is not infallible. There is no guarantee of real-time information throughout the course. Temporary data
transmission failures will be reported on our website: www.paris-brest-paris.org.