The MEC Ottawa Century Ride 2018 benefitting Cycle for Sight will again tour Lanark County countryside from the Carp Fairgrounds. This new partnership between MEC and Cycle for Sight will bring both rides together to create a more robust, fun and meaningful experience for every rider, volunteer and supporter that participates.
If you have already registered for the MEC Century Ride on the MEC website and would like to set up your Cycle for Sight fundraising page, please also login below using the 7 digit code given to you by MEC when you registered.
Sponsor a Rider
Registration is $45. Everyone who raises $250 or more will receive the Cycle for Sight 2018 jersey!
Learn more about what to expect, including map of routes, at the MEC Century Ride benefitting Cycle for Sight 2018 here: http://events.mec.ca/node/210536.
Enjoy the finish line party hosted at the hall in the Carp Fairgrounds with yummy food provided by Alice's Village Café and beer by Covered Bridge Brewing. The Gnarlys have also generously offered to come and play some great jams!
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.
Check out these training plans from Cycling Weekly to help you get fitter, train for speed and/or push your mileage further.
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.
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:
Bad Axe Throwing Ottawa
Ottawa City Rafting
National Arts Centre
For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jennifer Grant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-461-3331
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.