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St. John's Lions Club Chalet

August 12, 2018

Participant Centre

We've raised


Our Goal



Leader Boards

Top 10 Participants

  1 -  Raised $1,500+ Lawrence Penney ($2,210.00)
  2 -  Raised $1,000+ Mark Tobin ($1,170.00)
  3 -  Raised $1,000+ Luke Fox ($1,000.00)
  4 -  Raised $500+ Tyler Cole ($925.00)
  5 -  Raised $500+ Amy Kavanagh-Penney ($820.00)
  6 -  Raised $500+ Jeff Collingwood ($540.00)
  7 -  Fundraising Fuel Blair Fraser ($320.00)
  8 -  Fundraising Fuel Elizabeth Zarpa ($300.00)
  9 -  Maria Bruce ($290.00)
  10 -  Raised $250+ Tammy Lovell ($250.00)

Top 10 Teams

  1 -  Newfie Bullets ($3,830.00)
  2 -  Ride or Dilate ($1,295.00)
  3 -  TechnipFMC ($320.00)
  4 -  One gear wonders ($120.00)

Registration Details


All riders must register for $25, and must fundraise at least $75 to participate. To receive a Cycle for Sight Jersey, a participant must fundraise a minimum of $250.

Children 12 years old and under can register for $10 with a minimum fundraising goal of $25. Children cycling 25km, 50km or 75km must be accompanied by an adult.

And free registration for Bicycle Newfoundland Labrador members! (Find the code on BNL’s website and Facebook page. Proof of membership is required.)

Registration includes:

  • Choice of distances – 3 km, 25 km, 50 km and 75 km
  • For children and accompanying parent/guardian; 3 to 12 km
  • Personal webpage for easy online fundraising
  • Rider gift bag
  • Well-marked route with directional signage
  • Volunteer guides and support
  • Bike mechanics and EMS
  • Rest stops en route with unlimited snack and beverages
  • A fun and family-friendly Finish Line celebration party with complimentary food and drinks
  • Fundraising prizes and awards

Start/Finish Destination Location

Event Details


Good Karma for Bespoke Cycle!

Our friends at Bespoke Cycle have two generous offers in support of Cycle for Sight.

  1. FREE CLASSES: Five free classes for the first 35 people to register for Cycle for Sight 2018 (valued at $110+tax for a 5 class pass). These rides expire by the end of July so register today!
  2. KARMA RIDES: Look for the Karma Rides happening usually on Friday's at Bespoke in June! Classes are by donation, with proceeds benefiting the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

    See the Karma Ride schedule at


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Prepare for the ride


Free spin classes are being held in cities across the country to help Cycle for Sight riders prepare for their event. Check out our Facebook page for details on Spin classes near you.

And check out these training plans from Cycling Weekly to help you get fitter, train for speed and/or push your mileage further.

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What you eat and drink before, during and after a big ride is the key to success. Check out this article from Cycling Weekly to learn how to fuel for long distance rides.

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Become a Corporate Fundraising Supporter!

Rally your business or cycling club together and hit the road to help us raise money to restore hope and sight!

Each business or cycling club that registers a team and sets a minimum fundraising goal of $1,000 will be recognized as a Cycle for Sight Fundraising Supporter:

  • Your logo included on our website, Facebook and weekly enews
  • Your team's story / organizational message on how you are helping the FFB's mission to cure blindness shared on Facebook posts and enews
  • Event day messaging and logo inclusion
  • And we'll thank you in our post event report that will be emailed to all participants

How to register your team:

  1. Register your team by clicking here.
  2. Set your fundraising goal to minimum $1,000 (for up to 4 team members. Increase goal by $200 for each additional team member).
  3. Email Jen at to confirm participation as a corporate or community fundraising supporter.

Get your team registered so we can start sharing how your organization is helping to cure blindness.

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Looking to Volunteer? Volunteer Registration

Cycle for Sight volunteers make the event enjoyable for everyone. Whether you are helping to set up route markers or cheering on cyclists as they embark on their journey, we want you to be part of the event! Fill out the volunteer registration form and we will get back to you closer to event date to confirm details.


Our Executive Committees are filled with dedicated volunteers, who spend months and months planning and preparing, to ensure that you enjoy your experience at Cycle for Sight each year. We are very grateful for their commitment and support.

  • Co-Chair Amy Kavanaugh-Penney
  • Don Connolly
  • Mark Tobin
  • Elena Giovann
  • Co-Chair Lawrence Penney
  • Elisabeth Mayo
  • Gary Bruce
  • Sam Wells