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BIG BIKE Ride for Heart and Stroke Foundation
May 23 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
RIDE BIG. LIVE BIG.
Come on out and have some fun with the BIG BIKE ride around our tech park! Create a team of 15-29 people, wear company T-shirts or crazy costumes if you like! The whole idea is team spirit, team building, and engagement. What better way to have your employees get to know eachother than participate in a fun exercise together.
The Big Bike is ‘pedal powered’ and therefore requires at least 14 people to get the Big Bike rolling. Ideally, the bike should be full, so that’s 29 riders. Please contact your local area office for more details.
The ride itself typically takes 15-20 minutes. You should arrive 15-30 minutes before your scheduled ride time to hand in donations, have a team photo taken and enjoy the fun warm-up games. Some teams plan post-event activities—hopefully yours is one of them!
As you pedal through streets, you’ll get lots of attention. What better way to showcase your company/organization than to display your team name at the front of the Big Bike? That way, your community will see that you’re pedaling for Heart & Stroke to help fund life-saving research.
Have your friends, family or teammates get involved in your fundraising efforts, you’ll see that it doesn’t take a lot to make a difference. Fundraising amounts for your team can be between $1,500 to $5,000. A good team goal to set is between $3,000 and $4,000. If your team raises $5,000 or more, you will all receive a Big Bike Medal on event day!
Your squad is ready.
The excitement builds.
Suddenly it appears.
And it’s big. Really big!
Hopping on the Big Bike does more than build big smiles:
- Raise your team-building game — with a memorable and meaningful experience
- Take it outside — for a heart-healthy break to your day
- Brag a little — strut your corporate pride
- Get some goods — individual and team prizes for doing good
- Put zero down — no registration fee
Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for Canadian men and women. As a matter of fact, every 7 minutes, someone in Canada dies from heart disease or stroke. Our team is riding the Heart&Stroke Big Bike to help change that.
Will you help us by making a donation today?
All of the money raised through Big Bike helps support the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Donations are used to help fund critical research that’s preventing heart disease and stroke, saving lives and supporting survivors and their families.
That’s important because funding for research is in jeopardy. But we can ensure critical research can continue.
Join us for lunch at the Community Hub and enjoy a choice of two food trucks that will be on site!
We invite any Kanata North Member to JOIN OUR TEAM and help us fill up the bike, or you can help us fundraise by making a
donation for our team. We thank you for your support!
Or start your own company team and register today.
For more information contact:
613 691 3287
Big Bike Coordinator
613 691 3289