June 2018
We Look Forward to Seeing You on Sunday!
Event Day Information - June 24, 2018

  • 7:00 a.m.: Registration for 105km ride opens.
  • 7:30 a.m.: Horn sounds – 105km riders take off.
  • 9:00 a.m.: Registration for 50km ride opens.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Horn sounds – 50km riders take off.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Registration for 10/20km ride opens.
  • 11:00 a.m.: Horn sounds – 10/20km riders take off.
  • Noon: Riders begin to return; BBQ lunch and fun activities to celebrate!
  • 1:00 p.m.: Closing remarks and wrap up.

Where:   Springbank Park for All Seasons  - 32224A Springbank Road, Calgary, AB

Time Chips:  Every rider will be given a time chip to record you time and for safety reasons.  Check out your time  here

Routes:
10/20 km : Family Ride. A terrific option for beginners trying out cycling for the first time, this route follows quiet back roads through the Springbank area and overlooks the beautiful mountains the entire way. 10km too short? Complete two loops for 20km! The number of participants on this route will be capped at 200. Check out the route on  Strava ! (Elevation gain of 83m, est. moving time of 26 minutes)

50 km : uses Highway 22 between Springbank Road and Bragg Creek there/back; This route, designed for the intermediate rider, gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself! Following cycling routes along the roadways in Springbank, this route is full of hills, valleys and a landscape that will take your breath away as you make your way south into Bragg Creek. The number of participants on this route will be capped at 200. Check out the route on  Strava ! (Elevation gain of 295m, est. moving time of 2 hours and 5 minutes)

105 km : uses Highway 22 from Springbank Road to Beaver Lodge (just past Elbow Falls) via Highway 66. The ultimate challenge for even the most advanced cyclists – the 100km route is in a class all on its own! Join a limited number of cyclists for a unique experience as you ride through Springbank south past Bragg Creek and into scenic Kananaskis Country. The number of participants on this route will be capped at 150. Check out the route on  Strava ! (Elevation gain of 933m, est. moving time of 4 hours and 20 minutes)

Aid Stations on the 50km and 105km will have water, electrolytes, gels and fruit. 

Ensure your bike is safe for the road and make sure you know the rules of the road. Review our  safety document  prior to Ride Don't Hide. All riders are required to wear a helmet! Remember: this is a ride, not a race! 

Find out more info  here !
Rider Kit Pick-Up - TONIGHT

Pick-up your Rider Kit filled with goodies, your Ride Don't Hide T-Shirt and rider number ahead of time! More things to be added to the kit in the weeks to come.

Friday, June 22, 2018
3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
CMHA Welcome Centre,

Can't make it? Rider Kits will be available for pick-up on Sunday before each ride.
Totals so far...

Riders: 433
Teams: 31
Donations: $112,178
64% to our goal

Help us reach our goal! Every little bit helps!
Raise Funds and Win Prizes!

Incentive prizes are back!
  • Raise more than $500 and receive a Ride Don't Hide gym bag.
  • Raise more than $1,000, $2,000 or $5,000 and receive a Ride Don't Hide cycling jersey specific to that fundraising level.
  • All incentive prizes and jersey's will be handed out with Rider Kits on Friday, June 22 or Sunday, June 24.
Last Minute Fundraising Tips!

  • Follow-up: If you haven't received a response from someone you've asked for a donation, be sure to follow-up. Make a phone call or send a quick email to make sure that they haven't forgotten your request.
  • Event Day: Donations will be accepted at Ride Don't Hide if you have collected any off-line donations. Place them in an envelope with your name and a list of all your donor names and amounts. Make sure to collect all necessary information for their tax receipt (name, address, email). 
  • Post-event: People love to feel acknowledged and appreciated. Express your gratitude by sending out a newsletter or email with photos and/or video, and an additional thank you for your donors' support.
  • Do you have friends and family who still want to donate? Donations will be accepted online until July 31, 2018! Or drop them off at our office. 

Thank You to Our Sponsors 

Questions? Comments? 

Please contact us at info@cmha.calgary.ab.ca if you have any questions, concerns or want information on how to get more involved with Ride Don't Hide. We are here to help!