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Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart

On June 4, 2017, be part of the 30th Anniversary Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart!

On June 4, the fun and freedom of an open road awaits. This is the day to escape to a traffic-free Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway. Ride away with 15,000 other riders — with not a vehicle (or gridlock) in sight.

And you’ll feel good while doing good. Your fundraising supports life-saving research across Canada. It all adds up to a unique experience that has made the Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart the must-ride event of the summer for 30 years. Don’t miss out!

Details at a glance:

  • June 4, 2017 — 30th Anniversary!
  • Over 15,000 participants
  • Start time: 6:00 am
  • Cut-off time: 8:30 am
  • Distances: 25km, 50km or 75km
  • Route: Gardiner and DVP
  • Registration fee: $60
  • Fundraising Minimum: $100 (18+ years)

Experience what the 2017 Ride for Heart will be like when you ride, run or walk on June 4.

Watch Norm support the Ride this year

Why ride?

You already know cycling is fun! And it’s a great heart-healthy activity. By joining The Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart, you ride in support of critical research. That’s a powerful combination: riding for your own health and the health of all Canadians.

Why fundraise?

The reason is simple yet alarming: Every 7 minutes, heart disease or stroke take a Canadian life. And another family is devastated. We need your help to change that. Your fundraising helps ensure critical research can continue. It’s that research that will help save lives and support survivors and their families. That’s why we ask participants (aged 18+) raise at least $100, in addition to their registration fee.

Your fundraising comes with rewards

The more you raise, the greater the rewards! See them here.

Become a Very Important Philanthropist (VIP)

Become a VIP and do more to help Canadians live longer, fuller lives, free of heart disease and stroke. And you’ll be eligible for the VIP treatment, including some awesome rewards. Find out more.

The Ride Route

map of route

Let’s do this!

Whatever your route, you’re raising funds for critical research.

Have questions? Check our FAQs.

Please contact us at RIDE@HSF.ON.CA
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