ABOUTFACE CRANIOFACIAL FAMILY SOCIETY
The actual RIDE is SUNDAY SEPT 10 at ST. VITAL 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 Winnipeg - Sunday, September 10th, 2017 - St. Vital Park, 190 River Rd, Winnipeg MB. Enjoy a 5KM 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. 15. 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.
Schedule of the day:
8:00am - Volunteers check in and set up
9:00am - Registration for riders and teams OPEN
9:30am - Group warm up with Zumba Crew & Music By Diva Debbie
10:00am - Start of RIDE 5km
10:30am-11:45am - Food Available
11:30 - Participation draws and Thank You
11:45 - Clean up – See you next year!