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About Lauren Boling


I am so excited that you have arrived at my profile page!

I am currently a senior studying Urban and Environmental Planning at a little university known as Virginia Tech!! WOO HOO GOOOOO Hokies!!! 

I am passionate about community activism, and after I graduate this Spring, I plan to finish my Non-profit and NGO Management Master's Certificate while on the ride. Once I have completed the ride, I will further my education in Urban Affairs and Planning with a concentration in Community Development. With that focus, I decided to once again spend my summer with this amazing organization.

The summer of 2012, I was the Northern Tier intern, and I gained so much knowledge about bikes and touring, as well as met amazing people who are conquering MS. This year, I plan to extend my knowledge of this disease and interact with the people who are battling against it. At the same time, I will have the opportunity to be on my bicycle every single day peddling and working with my teammates to further spread awareness.

Cycling could be considered a medication. It truly is amazing, and that is one of many reasons I am so excited to bike from my home state of Virginia to California.

Though many people ride a bike as a form of escape, I ride with thought and purpose. I ride to raise awareness and support for MS.

As our 35th president JFK once said, "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride."

I hope you will support my team and me as we embark on this astonishing bike ride!

Donation Information: 

1.    Write a check payable to Bike the US for MS and put Lauren Boling in the check memo line.  Mail the check to:

          Bike the US for MS

          PO Box 10001

          Blacksburg, VA 24062

*Once the check is received by the organization, they will post the donation to this website. 

2.  Donate On-line using a credit card by clicking the orange DONATE button located at the top right side of this page. Be sure to select Lauren Boling as the cyclist you are supporting.

Lauren Boling's Fundraising

TRANSAM 2014 TEAM TOTAL: $123476

ALL 2014 TEAMS TOTAL: $316817

RAISED: $4231
Yard Sale Fundraiser $655.00
Flying Mouse Brewery $233.00
James Goodman $200.00
Jolianne Einem $200.00
Lucy Kostrzewa $200.00
Christina & Robert Glossner $190.00
Daryl Strom $150.00
sarah howell $150.00
Anonymous $102.00
Amy Kostrzewa $100.00
Brittany Orlandini $100.00
Anonymous $100.00
Jeannie & Robert Stallard $100.00
John Tickle $100.00
Kimberly Stepp $100.00
Anonymous $100.00
Patricia Hunter $100.00
Tina Worley $100.00
Bill Bowman and Ellie Diggins $82.00
Tyler & Associates $76.00
Ali Flinchum $75.00
Lauren Boling $75.00
Anonymous $50.00
Greg and Ruth Case $50.00
James Moyer $50.00
Anonymous $50.00
Margaret Hicks $50.00
Raven Marin $50.00
Samantha Fields $50.00
Thomas Lehmann $50.00
Secret Admirer $45.00
Dustin Graves $40.00
Mary Maclean $40.00
Chris Hatcher $38.00
Juanita & Shane McBride $38.00
Patricia Bales $38.00
Anonymous $30.00
Matt and Teresa Callahan $26.00
daniel kostrzewa $25.00
Jerry Musick $25.00
Jessica Worthen $25.00
Sam Giesler $25.00
Anonymous $20.00
Mackenzie Jarvis $20.00
Stephanie Guevara $20.00
Dunkin Doughnuts Crew $15.00
Faith Luke $15.00
Bekah Gordon $10.00
Anonymous $10.00
Anonymous $3.00