Bike to Boulder 2024
What is the Wellspring Ride for Cancer Support?
Are you longing for adventure, looking for a unique challenge, and want to make a difference in the lives of others? Then the Wellspring Ride for Cancer Support - Bike to Boulder is for you.
This year, teams of cyclists will ride together for 7 days to complete a journey from Toronto to Boulder while raising money for cancer support programming.
Since 2012, the Wellspring Ride for Cancer Support has raised more than $4.2 million – providing life-enhancing programs and services for cancer patients, their family members and those who care for them. Every year the Wellspring Ride for Cancer Support serves up a new adventure destination. Previous destinations have included Austin, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana; Miami, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; San Antonio, Texas and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Now you can be part of this epic adventure and unique cycling challenge!
Dates: September 14-21, 2024
How it works: You will ride ~120km/day for seven days with your peloton team, followed by a team of volunteer drivers who will ensure your safety on the road.
Funds Raised: Each cyclist raises a minimum of $10,000 for Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation. If you need help fundraising, let us know! There are lots of ways we can help highlight you in our community.
What are the different roles?
Riders take on the full Bike to Boulder adventure! From Sept 14-21, they will ride in peloton teams from Toronto to Boulder, ending with group rides through the Rocky Mountains. Each will be required to raise a minimum of $10,000 to support Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation. and will participate in training rides, an orientation session, and a variety of social events to welcome them to the team!
Drivers are the crucial support participants who ensure the riders are safe on the roads. They drive on-road support vehicles providing medical, mechanical and other transport service support to riders. Drivers are encouraged to fundraise, and are also asked to participate in the Bike to Boulder orientation and social events leading up to the Ride.
A Wellspring Champion is someone who is facing a cancer journey or who has survived the cancer experience. They motivate and encourage the Bike to Boulder ride team, help raise funds, and spread the message about Wellspring throughout the ride. They will be asked to be a Wellspring ambassador and participate in outreach activities associated with Bike to Boulder.