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GearUp4CF

GearUp4CF

June 23 - June 25 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

GearUp4CF is a charity cycling event with multiple distances for all levels of riders. All rides are supported with support vehicles and pit stops, with the 3-day including accommodation, food and a return bus to Vancouver on June 26.

Cystic Fibrosis is the most common, fatal genetic disease affecting Canadians. Currently there is no cure. But there is hope.

Over 4,200 Canadian children, teens and adults are currently living with cystic fibrosis •Over 450 British Columbians have CF •Every week, 1 newborn in Canada is diagnosed with CF through newborn screening •Every week, 1 Canadian dies from CF •Half of all people that died from CF in 2016 were under 39 years old •One in every 3,600 children are born with CF •Cumulatively, Canadians with CF spent over 25,000 days in hospital

Maps, accommodation, meals and your jersey are included in your total amount raised. Medical and moto support will be available along the 3 days.

Please arrange for drop-off for yourself and your bike at Oak Park in Vancouver; parking over 3 nights will not be supplied.

Transportation by bus is included on Tuesday, June 26, for you and your bike, leaving at 8:00am in Osoyoos and arriving in Burnaby at the Cystic Fibrosis Canada office at 301-3185 Willingdon Green office at approximately 1:00pm and Willingdon Skytrain Station in Burnaby; please allow extra time.

You will be sent rider package emails leading up to GearUp4CF with more information about how to prepare for your ride and route information. You can drop off any donations, on Monday, June 18, between 9:00am and 7:00pm at our office on Willingdon Green. Please call 604-436-1158 to access the building.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the team at BCinfo@cysticfibrosis.ca or call us on 604-436-1158.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you for helping to make CF stand for Cure Found. From the GearUp4CF volunteer committee and Cystic Fibrosis Canada team.

GearUp4CF

 
Tour Summary: 50km, 100km, 3-day
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

It's time to fundraise and GearUp4CF!

Register and raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada on June 23!  We are excited to announce our 50km and 100km rides in Vancouver on June 23 and our 3-day ride from Vancouver through beautiful Manning Park to Osoyoos from Saturday, June 23 to Monday, June 25.

3-Day Ride: Vancouver to Osoyoos

Start Location: Oak Park - 900 West 59th Avenue, Vancouver V6P 1X7

Finish Location: Poplars Motel - 6404 Cottonwood Dr, Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V3

Date: Saturday, June 23

Check-in Time: 8:00am

Start Time: 9:00am

3-day ride - registration fee $150, minimum fundraising commitment $2,500

For more information, contact bcinfo@cysticfibrosis.ca | 604.436.1158

The Route - on the first day you will start at Oak Park in beautiful Vancouver with the 1-day riders, travelling across the Canada Line Bike Bridge and over the Fraser River. You will enter Richmond, ride along River Road taking the Alex Fraser Bridge into Surrey, then follow the outskirts and through to White Rock, Abbotsford and ending in Chilliwack for the first night.

On the second day, you will follow the Lougheed Hwy, stopping in Hope for lunch before following the Crowsnest Hwy to your end of Day 2 at the Manning Park Resort.

On your last and final day you will take on the Crowsnest Hwy going through Princeton, Keremeos and ending in Osoyoos. At the end of the ride, we will all enjoy a celebration BBQ with your bike mates to celebrate your ride at the Poplars Motel. GearUp4CF is a supported ride. It is not a race and it is not timed. You will be responsible for taking on the peaks and valleys and turns of this ride.

Maps, accommodation, meals and your jersey are included in your total amount raised. Medical and moto support will be available along the 3 days.

Please arrange for drop-off for yourself and your bike at Oak Park in Vancouver; parking over 3 nights will not be supplied. Transportation by bus is included on Tuesday, June 26, for you and your bike, leaving at 8:00am in Osoyoos and arriving in Burnaby at the Cystic Fibrosis Canada office at 301-3185 Willingdon Green office at approximately 1:00pm and Willingdon Skytrain Station in Burnaby; please allow extra time.

You will be sent rider package emails leading up to GearUp4CF with more information about how to prepare for your ride and route information.

You can drop off any donations, on Monday, June 18, between 9:00am and 7:00pm at our office on Willingdon Green.

Please call 604-436-1158 to access the building. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the team at BCinfo@cysticfibrosis.ca or call us on 604-436-1158.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you for helping to make CF stand for Cure Found.

From the GearUp4CF volunteer committee and Cystic Fibrosis Canada team

Costs

50km – Registration fee $50, minimum fundraising commitment $100

100km – Registration fee $50, minimum fundraising commitment $150

3-day – Registration fee $150, minimum fundraising commitment $2,500

What's Included?


3-day ride:  jersey, meals, accommodation, ride bib, neutral supported ride.

1-day ride: neutral supported ride, jersey available for purchase.

Packet Pickups

Information can be picked up and donations dropped off on Monday, June 18, between 9:00am and 7:00pm.

Prize / Race Categories


This is not a time race.

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Photos
Fundraising
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: 900 W 59th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6P 1X7
 
 
 
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