The 2012 Rocky Mountain Rally wrapped up. The event included 1,000 miles along some of the most scenic roads in the United States, surrounded by forty plus sports cars, muscle cars, and other unique rides with participants driving from Colorado Springs, CO to Las Vegas, NV.
Roughly fourty people participated with many having traveled thousands of miles to be at the rally, some coming from as far as Canada for the event that only cost $200 to enter; they raised $61,827 for the Accelerated Cure Project (ACP).
Its organized by Rally North America and started way back in 2009 as a non-for-profit organization, aimed at bringing automotive enthusiasts from all over the United States and Canada, together to rally cars, considering that rallying is so expensive, RNA ensures this is affordable for everyone with several charities and non-profit organizations that giving back to their causes. RNA believes that by combining the love for the automotive lifestyle and helping those in need, it is possible to do something “good” with the automotive hobby.
In 2010 ninety participants took part in the famous Route 66 which started in both Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA, and spent three days on the road where they met the west coast teams in Amarillo, TX for a grand finale celebration and party, they raised $4,500 for the Stephanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. Last year’s rally was another 1,000+ mile trek through the Appalachia’s giving over $14,000 going to the “Fallen Heroes Fund” charity.