Ride for Rations 2016


Challenge yourselfcycle 240 km from Malacca to Singapore over 2 days for a charitable cause.


Cause:

Raise funds to:

  • provide monthly food rations to 380 needy households registered with Sunlove Neighbourhood Link, an outreach of registered charity, Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed.
  • provide monthly breakfast package to 200 school going children living in the above and other estates through Sunlove.

The aim: to raise $320,000.00

100% funds raised will be used for the above & Sunlove will be custodian of funds.

Households live in 1-2 rental rooms; have no sources of income; elderly with no children; whose children are not supporting them; single parents; suffer from medical and intellectual infirmities; and require financial help to cover rental, conservancy, electricity and basic food expenses.

The above rations are distributed monthly at Chai Chee, Hougang and Marsiling.

Dates:

26 August 2016 – Depart for Malacca via coach

27 August 2016 – Cycle Malacca to Batu Pahat

28 August 2016 – Cycle from Batu Pahat to Singapore

 

Fund-raising obligation:

Each participant has to raise minimum of $600.00

Each participant must pay organisation cost of $280 or $350, excluding charges incurred due to the registration and payment portal, for expenses related to the Ride. The organising committee consists entirely of volunteers and receive no renumeration.

 

Cycling Route & Other Details:

Maximum of 150 cyclists supported by at least 40 support crew. Fund Raisers are also welcome.

Cycling route: trunk roads that are scenic, affording non-interrupted of distances ranging from 2-10kms and having mix of flat roads and slopes.

It is not a race; providing opportunity to cyclist wishing to go fast with pacers who will guide at an average of 30-35km/h, the event is also aimed at amateur and recreational cyclist with our sweepers traveling at about 18km/h.

Participation is subject to acceptance of Rules and Regulations on Ride for Rations found at Bike-Aid (Singapore) website and raising of funds specified above.

Register for RfR 2016 through weblink to be launched mid-end January 2016 at Bike-Aid website [www.bikeaid.org.sg].

For more information, please email: enquiry@bikeaid.org.sg

Bike-Aid (Singapore) reserves the right to reject applicants for Ride for Rations 2016.