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June 23, 2018

Participant Centre

We've raised

$286,123.62

Our Goal

$250,000.00

Percentage

Leader Boards

Top 20 Participants

  1 -  Raised $1,500+ Ann Morrison ($16,185.00)
  2 -  Raised $1,500+ David Sweeny ($9,610.00)
  3 -  Raised $1,500+ Ginny Duff ($8,356.00)
  4 -  Raised $1,500+ Lorna Rosenstein ($8,244.46)
  5 -  Raised $1,500+ Jim Phillips ($7,345.00)
  6 -  Raised $1,500+ David Tennant ($6,570.00)
  7 -  Raised $1,500+ Doug Fulford ($6,375.00)
  8 -  Raised $1,500+ Tim Smith ($5,860.00)
  9 -  Raised $1,500+ Rui Umezawa ($5,385.00)
  10 -  Raised $1,500+ Kevin McAllister ($5,351.00)
  11 -  Raised $1,500+ Sharon Colle ($5,329.00)
  12 -  Raised $1,500+ Remo Guerra ($4,520.00)
  13 -  Raised $1,500+ Joanne Taylor ($4,000.00)
  14 -  Raised $1,500+ Laurel Bates ($3,965.00)
  15 -  Raised $1,500+ Michelle Dathorne ($3,655.00)
  16 -  Raised $1,500+ Joyce Bell ($3,550.03)
  17 -  Raised $1,500+ Michael Stokely ($3,428.18)
  18 -  Raised $1,500+ Claude "Rip" Riopelle ($3,045.00)
  19 -  Raised $1,500+ Rahn Dodick ($3,022.00)
  20 -  Raised $1,500+ Martin Copeland ($2,989.00)

Top 20 Teams

  1 -  The Crankers ($44,230.00)
  2 -  Silkie Smooth Riders -- TRAILBLAZERS ($32,421.69)
  3 -  TREK TORONTO ($22,263.00)
  4 -  Craigleith Visionaries ($19,293.00)
  5 -  Bike United ($17,748.18)
  6 -  Team i2EYE and Captain Janice ($17,660.00)
  7 -  Team Tomasino ($11,568.00)
  8 -  Gears N Beers ($9,310.00)
  9 -  Dal Bello-Conn ($8,670.00)
  10 -  DOVS Aeroriders ($8,319.00)
  11 -  No Training Wheels! ($8,090.00)
  12 -  Guilty As Charged 2018 ($7,545.00)
  13 -  Double Vision ($6,185.00)
  14 -  EyeCycle ($4,648.00)
  15 -  Bayer ($4,062.25)
  16 -  Team Bell ($3,750.03)
  17 -  D'Ornellas Cycling Club ($3,464.00)
  18 -  Paoli/Heyden ($2,105.00)
  19 -  Peaks Pals ($1,770.00)
  20 -  The Eye Ballers ($1,675.00)

Registration Details

Price

All riders must register for $25 (goes up to $50 on May 1, 2018). Individual riders fundraise a minimum of $600 and tandem bike pairs raise a minimum of $600.

Registration includes:

  • Choice of distances: 50 km, 100 km, 150 km
  • Invite to Cycle for Sight Launch Party
  • Exclusive Cycle for Sight jersey (sizes not guaranteed)
  • Personal webpage for easy online fundraising
  • Complimentary indoor training rides
  • 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
  • Finish line celebration party with complimentary food and drinks
  • Fundraising prizes and awards

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jennifer Grant at jgrant@ffb.ca or 1-800-461-3331

Event Details

  • EVENT DAY SCHEDULE
  • ROUTE MAPS
  • RIDER INFO PACKAGE

Thank You to our 2018 Champions:

Every year, an extraordinary group of Cycle for Sight Champions go above and beyond by raising at least $1,500 each to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness' mission to cure blindness.

Emma Arenson, Laurel Bates, Joyce Bell, Tony Ciccocioppo, Chris Clarke, Sheri Cohen, Sharon Colle, Martin Copeland, Michelle Dathorne, Paul de Man, Alan den Otter, Rahn Dodick, John Doherty, Steve Dorrepaal, Ginny Duff, Sherif El-Defrawy, Pascal Ethier, Gillian Evans, Marilyn Feigen, Dennis Findlay, Michael Forsayeth, Doug Fulford, Janice Gaboury, Wendy Gibson, Remo Guerra, Shannon Hill, Mitchell Kamiel, Joeford Lee, Michael Lee, Kevin McAllister, Jonathan McCain, Susan McCart, Ann Morrison, Henry Nirenberg, Michael Ovens, Jim Phillips, Alberto Quiroz, Manon Rabouin, Peter Rethazy, Claude

Prepare for the ride

Training

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.

Learn more

Nutrition

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.

Read more

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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 $2,500 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 $2,500 (for up to 4 team members. Increase goal by $600 for each additional team member).
  3. Email Jen at jgrant@ffb.ca 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.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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 Kevin Anderson
  • Chelsea Mohler
  • Huong Luu
  • Mort Mitchnick
  • Nada Jorna
  • Ana Juricic
  • Peter Rethazy
  • Co-Chair Mitchell Kamiel
  • Allegra Sheppardieu
  • Dave Sweeny
  • Gary Pine
  • Joanne Taylor
  • Deborah Tennant
  • Emma Arenson