Ride for Rations 2014
Ride for Rations 2014: The Essential Details
Challenge yourself in cycling 240 km from Malacca to Singapore over 2 days for a charitable cause.
22 August 2014 – Depart for Malacca via coach
23 August 2014 – Cycle Malacca to Batu Pahat
24 August 2014 – Cycle from Batu Pahat to Singapore
Raise funds that will provide monthly rations to 300 needy households registered with Sunlove Neighbourhood Link, outreach of registered charity Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed.
The aim: to raise $280,000.00
Each participant has to raise minimum of $500.00 [in 2013, participants raised average of more than $1000.00; total funds raised approximately $250,000.00 supporting 260 households].
Each participant must pay organisation cost ranging from $280 to $350.
100% funds raised will go to the above cause & 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.
Cycling Route & Other Details:
Max of 150 cyclists supported by at least 40 support crew.
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 and raising of funds specified above.
For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike-Aid (Singapore) reserves the right to reject applicants for Ride for Rations 2014.