4TH Annual Breast Cancer Ride

 

THE CAUSE

On October 12th 2014, Towpath Bike and VanBortel Ford & Subaru, will host the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Ride and Run. Featuring 10, 25, and 50-mile family-friendly group rides, this event is a great opportunity to contribute to an awesome local cause while having fun on your bike!  Register for 2014 ride here.                                                     

                                                                                                                   


In an effort to expand beyond the cycling community, we have partnered with Medved Running and Walking. This year, we've added a 5k Fun Run to offer runners and walkers the opportunity to raise awareness and funds for this great cause. And yes, there are going to be some really cool prizes.


All fundraising proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. One in eight women in the US struggle with breast cancer in their lifetime. Many Rochesterians have a close friend or family member affected by the disease; we consider it important that the contributions benefit the Rochester Community.  


The 4th Annual Breast Cancer Ride and Run strives to raise funds for breast cancer research while uniting local communities through raising awareness concerning the importance of breast health in a fun, supportive environment. Check out photos from last year on our facebook page. Mark your calendars for this great event!


THE BENEFACTOR'S

The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester provides support to those effected by a breast cancer diagnosis, encourages access to information concerning breast health and education, and seeks to encourage women and men to participate fully in decisions related to breast cancer.


INFORMATION

WHERE:  Mendon Ponds Park, Stewart Lodge.
WHEN:   SUNDAY, October 12th, 2014
WHAT:   10, 25, 50 mile rides, and a 
              5K Run & Walk

 




Raise $200 and receive a free jersey! New jerseys are in the works!

 

 

Raise $25, and receive a really cool pair of Sock Guy Socks.

 

 

PRIZES

TOP FUNDRAISER: TBD

 

TOP MALE FUNDRAISER: TBD

 

TOP FEMALE FUNDRAISER: Putting together the finishing touches. Lets just say
                                     you're gonna be pampered.

 

BIG MAC DADDY RAFFLE PRIZE: Going to be something Special, for sure

 

THE SPONSORS

Of course, without the generosity of local business we would never be able to pull off such a great event. Stop by their websites, check out thier businesses, as we think they are pretty cool people.


VanBortel Ford & Subaru
Trek Women
Palmers Food Services
Amiel's Original Subs
Medved Running & Walking
Score-This
CNB Mortgage Company
SMP
Sock Guy
Midtown Athletic Club
Artisan Works

Powerbar


ROUTE MAPS (Click to Download)

5K Run & Walk 

50 mile ride

25 mile ride 

10 mile ride

 

FAQ

Q: Is the ride/run for women only?

A: No. The Ride is for anyone who wants to raise awareness for Breast Cancer, the Ride is a casual, fun ride and we welcome everyone to participate.


Q: Can I register the day-of the event?

A: Yes. You may register up until the day of the ride through Active.com. Day of event registration is also available. But we'd like you to sign up early and raise money for this great cause.


Q: Do I have to raise additional money to participate in this ride?

A: We do not require you to raise additional funds for the ride, but we do encourage it. The ride registration fee is $25, which goes directly to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Additional funds raised will go directly to the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. You can even set up a fund raising site through your registration on Active.com!


Q: Will there be food or snacks on the coures?

A: Yes. Thanks to our sponsors Palmers Foods, and Amiels' Subs there will be fruits, and snacks throughout the course, and lunch will be provided after.


 


DAY OF EVENT DETAILS

PACKET PICKUP:     Saturday, October 11, from 9:00am - noon at Towpath Bike

EVENT CHECK-IN:     Check-in opens at 7:00 am for all events
                                Ample parking at Stewart Lodge Parking Lot
                                Cash, check donations can be turned in at registration table
                                Day of registration will be open til 9:45am; cash or check only


JERSEY PICKUP:       Jerseys are available, so if you've raised your $200 stop in to pick it up
                               If not, get moving.

 

PRE RIDE FUN :        Breakfast provided by Palmers Food 
                                Coffee provided by Dunkin Donuts
                                Purchase Raffle Tickets for very cool prizes,

 

RIDE START TIME:   5K Run & Walk, starts at 8:00 am
                                50 mile ride, starts at 10:00 am
                                25 mile ride, starts at 10:25 am
                                10 mile ride, starts at 10:45 am

                                  

POST RIDE FUN:     Lunch provided by Amiel's Sub
                               Awards Presentation for Top Fundraisers
                               Raffle Prizes, 

 

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