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GET  YOUR

RIDE ON.

JUNE 21-23, 2024

OVERVIEW.

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The BIG RIDE is a fundraising cycle challenge that takes place in a different location each year.

 

June 21 - 23, 2024, riders will cycle along the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail ending in beautiful Inverness. Over three days, participants will bike & hike and take in world-class scenery and enjoy down-home hospitality that only Cape Breton can offer! 


Funds raised from The BIG RIDE go directly to advance cancer research through the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute at Dalhousie University. The minimum fundraising required for each rider is $1,000.

GO BIG. GIVE BIGGER.

The deadline to register for The BIG RIDE is May 1

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IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG RIDE 

YOUR REGISTRATION FEE IS 50% OFF!

EVENT DETAILS.

In June 21-23, 2024, GO BIG and GIVE BIGGER as you cycle along the gorgeous Celtic Shores Coastal Trail in Cape Breton. 

Choose from two distance options: 

  • 90 kms from Troy Station trail head to Inverness

  • 50 kms from Port Hood trail head to Inverness. 

 

Day 1: Cycle your chosen distance along the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail into Inverness

Day 2: Hike the breathtaking Cape Mabou Hiking Trail

Day 3: Cycle on the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail back to the start line

Registration Fees:
 

There are two registration fee options for The BIG RIDE:

 

$399 - this option includes 2 nights accommodations at Inverness Beach Village cottages in Inverness, 2 breakfasts, 2 on-the-trail lunches, 1 group dinner, on-the-trail snacks, hydration & event support, full swag kit including branded t-shirt, water bottle & medal.

 

$199 - this option DOES NOT include accommodations or breakfasts. This is for participants who are local to Inverness and do not require accommodations at Inverness Beach Village cottages. Your registration will include 2 on-the-trail lunches, 1 group dinner, on-the-trail snacks, hydration & event support, full swag kit including branded t-shirt, water bottle & medal.

If this is your first time participating in The BIG RIDE your registration fee is 50% off!

For more information, contact BIGRIDEdirector@givetolive.ca

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ACCOMMODATION

The group will be staying at Inverness Beach Village cottages in Inverness both nights. Each rider will be assigned their own bed for the 2 nights. Multiple riders will share a cottage. Couples or friends can request to room together. If you are local and do not require accommodations please, select that option during registration.

GO BIG. GIVE BIGGER.

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CHARITY.

Funds raised from The BIG RIDE go directly to advance cancer research through the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute at Dalhousie University. 

The Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute was created in 2009 to foster a collaborative, productive and capacity-building cancer research effort in Atlantic Canada.

 

Although based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute brings together a diverse community of cancer researchers in pursuit of a common goal: to save lives and ease the burden of cancer on individuals, families and society.

 

The Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute is named in grateful memory of the late Mrs. Beatrice Hunter, who in 1999, bequeathed $12.5 million to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation for cancer research, in memory of her parents, Dr. Owen and Mrs. Pearle Cameron. The bequest was placed in the Cameron Endowment Fund, which generates approximately $500,000 per year for cancer research at Dalhousie Medical School.

Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute - Evolving Cancer Research in Atlantic Canada

The Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute aims to build a cancer research effort that:

  • encompasses all aspects of cancer research,

  • transforms our understanding of cancer,

  • pioneers major improvements in cancer treatments and care,

  • discovers ways to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages,

  • discovers ways to prevent cancer progression and metastasis, and

  • is a leading force in cancer research in Canada.

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“I can’t find words to thank you enough for all the wonders you have accomplished. In my eyes, this is quite a miracle. I know how much work you have done and you made it happen!”

Dr. Michele Molinari - Pancreatic Research Doctor

2023
GALLERY
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