Getting your credentials

Premium Delivery Service

delivery truck

We want to make sure you have the best experience possible and that means getting your event day credentials mailed directly to you before event day. Here’s how to get Premium Delivery Service…

  • General Participants: Donate $100 to yourself, or fundraise $100 by May 1, to qualify for the Ride for Heart Prime Delivery. You will receive all the necessary Event Day credentials directly to your door in advance of June 3.
  • VIP Participants: Reach $1,000 in fundraising by May 1 to receive the full VIP Package to your door before June 3, including VIP jersey/tech-tee and complimentary parking pass.
  • VIP Team Participants: Make sure your team has reached your team goal by May 15 to guarantee Premium Delivery of the full VIP Team Package to your Team Captain.
  • Corporate Participants: Make sure your team has fundraised a minimum of $100 per person by May 15 to guarantee Premium Delivery of the Team Package to your Team Captain.

Pick Up @ Exhibition Place

If you don’t qualify for Premium Delivery Service, you can visit us at the Enercare Centre’s West Entrance at Exhibition Place to pick up your event day credentials or drop off your pledges. While here, you’ll get everything you need to have a great time on event day!

Before event day:

  • Thursday, May 31, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, June 1, 12 noon - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Complimentary parking at designated lot at Exhibition place while picking up your bib

On event day:

  • For General Participants
    • Pick up your bib
    • Submit your pledges
    • Check your bag
    • Park your bike in the bike corral, just west of the Enercare Centre.

  • For VIP and Corporate Participants
    • Pick up your bib
    • Submit your pledges
    • Check your bag
    • Park your bike in the bike corral, just west of the Enercare Centre.

Details for event day

Getting to Ride for Heart

Take it easy with transit

To get to Ride for Heart by TTC, plan your route with the TTC Trip Planner. Or call (416) 393-INFO(4636).

To get to Ride for Heart via GO Transit, plan your route with the GO Triplinx. Or call (416) 869-3200 or 1-888-GET-ON-GO (438-6646).

Drive downtown

If you’re driving on the event day, please consider carpooling. And remember that the traffic-free experience means that highways and ramps will be closed from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gardiner Expressway: all ramps closed from the Humber River east to the Don Valley Parkway.

Don Valley Parkway: all ramps closed from Lake Shore Blvd north to Highway 401.

Parking on Event Day - $15 parking pass

To park at designated lots at Exhibition Place and Ontario Place on event day, you must have a parking pass. You may purchase a parking pass until May 1 during the registration process where you may opt to add a $15 pass to your registration fee.

NOTE: Passes will not be available for purchase on event day. Parking spaces are limited, so it's best to get your parking pass early to avoid disappointment. Parking fees collected by Heart & Stroke are provided to parking lot operators

Event day Schedule

Riders, runners and walkers, check out your event day schedule.

TimeRideRunWalk
6:00 a.m.75 km chute opens  
6:30 a.m.75 km chute closes
25 km and 50 km chute opens
  
8:15 a.m.Latest time to depart from Enercare Centre, 1 km from start line  
8:30 a.m.25 km and 50 km chute closes  
9:00 a.m.After your ride, visit Heart Park to celebrate your accomplishmentsChutes open 
9:35 a.m. Latest time to depart from Enercare Centre, 1 km from start line 
9:50 a.m. Chutes close 
10:00 a.m. 10 km startsChute opens
10:15 a.m.  Latest time to depart from Enercare Centre, 1 km from start line
10:20 a.m. 5km starts 
10:30 a.m. After your run, visit Heart Park to celebrate your accomplishments5 km starts
Chute closes

After your walk, visit Heart Park to celebrate your accomplishments
12:30 p.m.All participants must be off the ride, run and walk routes
1:30 p.m.Heart Park and festivities close, event ends: Thank you for your support!

Ride safely: Please follow these rules on event day

To ensure a safe and successful Ride for Heart, please follow these rules:

  • Be at your chute at your start time. Start times will be strictly enforced to ensure the highways are cleared of riders, runners and walkers by 12:30 p.m.
  • Riders must wear a helmet and ensure their bike is in good working condition: tire pressure, cable tension, brake pads, shifters and chain.
  • Follow the rules of the road: Pass on the left, coast on the right.