Coeur d’Alene Ride to Defeat ALS
Centennial Trail • June 17, 2023
Starting line located at Tedder Industries
4411 W Riverbend Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854
The ALS Association is proud to present the Coeur d’Alene Ride to Defeat ALS! For the past 10 years we have been raising funds to empower people with ALS and their families to live fuller lives by providing compassionate care and support, and to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research.Through the help of our fundraising efforts like Ride to Defeat ALS, we provide a variety of programs and services that include:
- A local multidisciplinary clinics
-Providence St. Luke’s ALS Center in Spokane, WA
- Monthly support group meetings across WA, ID, MT, and AK
- Monthly caregiver support group meetings
- Patient education opportunities
- Healthcare professional’s education opportunities
- Information and referrals
- Free equipment loan program
- Local advocacy
- Augmentative communications support
- Quality of life grants
Fundraising is crucial for non-profits like ours and we hope you will join us this year to help raise awareness and fundraise for our families living with ALS. Your support TODAY will go directly to assisting those with ALS in your community live a better life TOMORROW.
On behalf of all the families with ALS, that we serve, and the ALS Association, we thank you for your support!
How to Register? You can register online in three ways:
1. Join a Team -- If you are joining an existing team, you can search for your team and register yourself here.
2. Start a Team -- If you plan to captain a new team, get started here.
3. Join as an Individual -- If you are signing up on your own, you can get started here.
Fees & Fundraising
Not so Early Bird Special $45.00
February 1 - April 2 *on-line registration ends 11:55 pm Wednesday, May 31
USE DISCOUNT RIDEALSCDA
Day-of-Event Registration $65
Teen Cyclists (ages 12-18) $25
Children (under age 12) $10
Children must be accompanied by a legal guardian and must ride tandem or in a trailer.
We have an additional way to register called "Supported Rider." As a Supported Rider, there will be no up-front registration cost, but a fundraising minimum of $250 will be mandatory. Once you have raised $250, your registration fee will be waived. For questions about this option, please contact Britni Minkler at (509) 724-0963 or Britni.firstname.lastname@example.org
We ask that each participant raise a suggested minimum of $150 as they prepare for the ride. Fundraising for The ALS Association is a direct way of supporting our mission, but with each person you ask to support you, you are also spreading important awareness for ALS.
Fundraising is easy and fun - and we are here to help you get started and to surpass this fundraising goal! Be sure to look for the Facebook Fundraiser button in your participant center. This is an easy way to fundraise and people enjoy being able to give to a cause you care about. The best way to kick off your Facebook Fundraiser is making a donation to it yourself. When people see you are invested, they are more likely to join in.
Location and Parking
Tedder Industries 4411 W Riverbend Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854
Tedder Industries is a design and manufacturer in firearms holsters and accessories based entirely in Post Falls, ID providing comfortable and reliable gear to the civilian, public safety, and military markets. Tedder Industries encompasses such brands as Alien Gear Holsters, Warcat Tactical, Rapid Force Duty Holsters, Tactica Defense Fashion, and Bigfoot Gun Belts.
A Bike Mechanic will be set up at the Start Line area. Our volunteer mechanic can make simple adjustments, quick bike checks, and fix flats. If your bike needs more serious work, please visit a bike shop prior to Ride Day.
The show must go on, rain or shine! Please check the local forecast before the event. We will do our best to keep all participants informed. The ALS Association reserves the right to alter the course or start times in the case of inclement weather.
Day of checklist:
- Helmet - Helmets are REQUIRED for ALL cyclists.
- Clothing that is comfortable for biking
- Shoes appropriate for biking
- Water bottle
- Sunglasses or other protective eyewear
- Sunscreen and lip balm
- Hand sanitizer
- Donations/Donation tracking sheet
- Driver's License or ID card
- Emergency cash
- Tool kit
- Spare tubes and/or a patch kit, tire irons
- CO2 or mini-pump
- Cycling Shoes
7:30am Registration, Packet Pick up, and Team Photos
8:20am Opening Comments
8:30 64m begin
40m, 20m, 10m Riders
8:30a Registration, Packet Pick up, and Team Photos
9:40a Opening Comments
9:50a 40m begin
10:10a 20m begin
10:30a 10m begin
12:00p Lunch, Awards, and Raffle
4:30 Route Sweep
Maps and Routes
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The Evergreen Ride to Defeat ALS is an important event in our ALS community. It is crucial to raise needed funds and awareness, to show our ALS community that we support them, even when we are apart. Show your support by posting pictures and/or videos on social media. Share the “how” and “why” you are participating with our community.