Ride for Rations 2016
Challenge yourself – cycle 240 km from Malacca to Singapore over 2 days for a charitable 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.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike-Aid (Singapore) reserves the right to reject applicants for Ride for Rations 2016.