THE CAUSE

On October 13th 2013, Towpath Bike in conjunction with VanBortel Ford & Subaru, we will host the 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Ride. Featuring 10- and 25-mile, 50-mile family-friendly group rides.


New this year, thanks to Medved Running and Walking have added a 5k Run. This allows us to expand beyond the cycling community to runners and walkers in an effort to raise additional awareness and funds for this great cause. And yes, there are going to be some really cool prizes 


All fundraising proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. With one in every eight women in the US getting breast cancer in her lifetime, most people have a close friend or family member affected by the disease. It's important to us that the money stay in the Rochester Community so that our loved ones are the immediate benefactors of this event.  


The goal of the  Breast Cancer Ride is not only to raise funds for breast cancer research, but unite local communities in the effort to raise awareness of 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’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer.


INFORMATION

WHERE:  Mendon Ponds Park, Stewart Lodge.
WHEN:   SUNDAY, October 13th, 2013
WHAT:   10, 25, 50 mile rides, and a 
              5K Run & Walk


PLEASE NOTE - ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED. YOU CAN REGISTERED IN PERSON DAY OF EVENT. REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:00AM TO 9:45AM. THANKS, AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE.


Raise $200 and get this jersey free!

 


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



PRIZES

TOP FUNDRAISER: A Cordell Cordaro piece of artwork, Donated by Artisan Works,
                         this piece is valued at over $2500


TOP MALE FUNDRAISER: Trata Gift Certificate for $100, and
                                2 tickets to Geva Theater show "The Odd Couple".
                                10 car washes at Royal Carwash. That way you're cruising
                                to show and dinner in a clean ride.


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


BIG MAC DADDY RAFFLE PRIZE: A Project One Madone 4.5 - with you design custom paint scheme. Worth $3500. Special Thanks to Kitty VanBortel for this great donation.


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


 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 12, 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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585.381.2808

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