R.I.D.E. For Smiles - Toronto
The actual RIDE is SUNDAY SEPT 10 at CORONATION PARK. Fundraising will remain open for 1 week after the event.
R.I.D.E. For Smiles is a family-friendly, cycling fundraiser and community event designed to: increase awareness about facial differences; engage local communities to promote diversity and inclusion; and to encourage fun, active lifestyles. Funds raised will go towards supporting AboutFace youth programs, including Camp Trailblazers.
Cyclists of all ages and abilities are welcome! You can participate as an individual rider, as part of a family or workplace team, or pledge any one of our riders.
People with facial differences often experience staring, teasing, bullying and even workplace discrimination - help us promote awareness and create a society where people with facial differences are accepted and valued!
R.I.D.E. For Smiles Toronto - Sunday, September 10th, 2017 - Coronation Park will be the start and finish point for this R.I.D.E. It is GO train accessible (close to Princes' Gate and Exhibition Place). R.I.D.E. is a cycling event on a waterfront trail overlooking the beautiful shore of Lake Ontario. Enjoy a 10KM ride suitable for families, new and recreational riders. You can ride your bike, trike, roller-blades, or any other wheels that suit you! Children under 5 are free, participants 6+ must pay the $30 registration fee. Please note that to receive a R.I.D.E. For Smiles t-shirt, you must register before Aug. 26. Registrations are welcome after that date, however you will not receive a t-shirt or other event merchandise.
Fundraising: There are many ways to reach your fundraising goal: you can canvas for donations; have a bake sale; throw a party; or come up with your own creative idea. Throughout your fundraising campaign you will be raising awareness for AboutFace and individuals living with a facial difference. You will be able to easily set up your own personal fundraising page, receive donations online and track your progress towards your goal. If you would like to collect donations in person, please print off our RIDE Pledge Form.
Itinerary for the day:
9:00am - Volunteer set up
10:00am - Registration for riders and teams
10:30am - 10km RIDE BEGINS!
11:30am - Food available from Curb Crave Food Truck
12:45pm - Clean up and goodbye!