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Cycle for Sight is quickly becoming Canada’s premiere cycling fundraiser. Join hundreds of sighted, low vision and non-sighted riders in cities across the country for the perfect one-day ride.

Cycle For Sight

The FFB’s fastest growing fundraiser is gearing up for another action-packed, one-day cycling event in 2016. With rides in Toronto, Ottawa, Alberta and the West Coast, Cycle For Sight is perfect for cycling enthusiasts or leisure riders, riding single or tandem bikes.
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Living with vision loss?

No problem. Low-vision and non-sighted riders are encouraged to participate by joining or forming a team and riding tandem.

Highlights for 2016 include:

So hit the road with us and help add to the over $2.5 million we’ve already raised for the Foundation Fighting Blindness!

Download the 2016 Cycle for Sight Donation Form.

Check out our Cycle for Sight fundraising tips.

Locations

Alberta

Cycle for Sight Alberta registration includes:

  • Choice of three distances: 11km, 30 km or 60 km (route map)
  • Exclusive Cycle for Sight jersey (sizes not guaranteed)
  • Personal webpage for easy online fundraising
  • Rider gift bag
  • A fun and family-friendly Finish Line celebration party with complimentary food and drinks
  • Well-marked route with directional signage
  • Volunteer guides and support
  • Bike mechanics and EMS
  • Fundraising prizes and awards
See our current top fundraisers

Top Individual Fundraisers
Darcy Laniuk $1,725
Tanya Marshall $505
Linda Routhier $475
Greg Walton $445
Erin Brown $430

Top Fundraising Teams
Team William $1,800
Fast Freddie’s Flyers $1,775
Calgary Cranksters $1,570
Eye Rollers $1,275

Event Details

Date
Saturday, September 10, 2016
9:00 am – Registration Opens
10:00 am – Ride departs
11:00 am – BBQ lunch opens

Price
$400 individual fundraising minimum
($300 minimum per person for those

who are on a team of 5 or more)

Start/Destination Location
Sylvan Lake Provincial Park
(Parking is between 42 St. and 44 St. off of 50a Ave.)

Rider Information Package

Looking to join our Committee or Volunteer?
Send us an email
or register online.

Regional Sponsors

Toronto-Craigleith

Cycle for Sight Toronto-Craigleith registration includes:

CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT!

See our current top fundraisers

2016 Champions
David Tennant / $ 12342
David Sweeny / $ 11480
Gillian Evans / $ 10500
Lorna Rosenstein / $ 9660.86
Tim Smith / $ 9550
Ann Morrison / $ 9100
Ginny Duff / $ 7902
Jim Phillips / $ 6450
Doug Fulford / $ 5725
Dale Marsden / $ 5065
Janice Gaboury / $ 4865
Michael Ovens / $ 4510
David Drury / $ 3900
Alan den Otter / $ 3875
Sharon Colle / $ 3709
Alastair Taylor / $ 3435
Joanne taylor / $ 3410
Carina Da Mota / $ 3083
Tony Ciccocioppo / $ 3075
Gordon Beange / $ 3060
Cathy Tennant / $ 3030
Christopher Harrison / $ 2887.5
Michael Stokely / $ 2861.38
Marco Simone / $ 2775
Len Adams / $ 2760
Jonathan Wood / $ 2735
Nada Jorna / $ 2715
John Tomasino / $ 2700
Mara Hutchinson / $ 2621.43
Ana Juricic / $ 2555
David Moore / $ 2529
Manon Rabouin / $ 2450
Mitchell Kamiel / $ 2266
Peter Van Staveren / $ 2260
Debbie Dal Bello-Conn / $ 2235
William Justin / $ 2205
Emma Arenson / $ 2170
Elise Heon / $ 2150
Michael Forsayeth / $ 2125
Nick Nielsen / $ 2121
Lawrence Penney / $ 2115
Jeff Goodhew / $ 2104
Claude Riopelle / $ 2055
Barry Stephens / $ 2050
Peter Kertes / $ 2035
Paul de Man / $ 2008.5
Margaret Wilkie / $ 2000
Samad Khan / $ 1950
Sheldon Kennedy / $ 1930
Kirstin Broatch / $ 1875
Peter Rethazy / $ 1866
Lesley Giles / $ 1810
Haley Borden / $ 1805
Gerard Buckley / $ 1760
Ralf Zimmer / $ 1740
Marilyn Henderson / $ 1735
Alberto Quiroz / $ 1726
DAWN SMITH / $ 1725
Christine Anderson / $ 1700
Richard Lipscombe / $ 1620
Kevin Anderson / $ 1605
Christina Mills / $ 1575
Christopher Ranson / $ 1550
Rose Ash / $ 1525
Steve Ashton / $ 1517.62
Steve Dorrepaal / $ 1515
Colin Matthews / $ 1511
Robert Wigington / $ 1501
Leslie Buckman / $ 1500
Christine Davidson / $ 1500
Dennis Findlay / $ 1500
Val Koncan / $ 1500
Daphne & Eric Spindler / $ 1500

Event Details

Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016

Price
$25 per rider before April 15
$50 per rider April 15 onwards
$600 fundraising minimum

Start Location
Black Creek Pioneer Village

Destination Location
Craigleith Ski Club

Looking to Volunteer?
Send us an email
or register online.

For Riders
Rider information package

Regional Sponsors

Ottawa

Cycle for Sight Ottawa registration includes:
L’inscription à Vélo pour la vue Ottawa:

    • Choice of distances 30km, 52 km or 90 km
      Choix de distance: 30km, 52km ou 90km
    • Exclusive Cycle for Sight jersey (sizes not guaranteed)
      Maillot Vélo pour la vue exclusif (grandeurs non-assurées)
    • Personal webpage for easy online fundraising
      Une page web personnelle pour faciliter la levée de fonds
    • Well-marked route with directional signage
      Une route bien indiquée à l’aide d’affiches de signalisation
    • Volunteer guides and support
      Soutien et guides bénévoles
    • Bike mechanics and EMS
      Mécaniciens vélo et  services médicaux d’urgence sur place
    • Finish line celebration party with complimentary food and drinks
      Fête de célébration à la ligne d’arrivée avec nourriture et breuvages inclues
    • Fundraising prizes and awards
      Prix de reconnaissance pour les levées de fonds et autre
    • Rider gift bag
      Un sac cadeaux pour cycliste
See our current top fundraisers

2016 Champions
Benjamin Lacombe / $ 7519.7
Mario Lapointe / $ 7440
David Marshall / $ 4380
Remo Guerra / $ 4030
Philip Zunder / $ 3933
John Comba / $ 3799
Peter Konzuk / $ 3500
Steven Blanchard / $ 3349.7
Mark Chapeskie / $ 2070
Betsy Kitchen / $ 1605
Cody Blanchard / $ 1501.2

Event Details

Détails de l’événement

Date / Date
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Dimanche, 5 Juin 2016

Price / Coût
$25 per rider before March 1
$40 per rider before April 15
$55 per rider April 15 onwards
$500 fundraising minimum

$55 par cycliste participant
$500 levée minimale de $500

Start/Destination Location
Emplacement du départ et de l’arrivée
CARP Fairgrounds

Looking to Volunteer?
Intéressé de joindre comme bénévole?
Send us an email / Envoyez-nous un courriel
or register online.

For Riders
Rider information package

Regional Sponsors

West Coast

Cycle for Sight West Coast registration includes:

  • Choice of distances 30, 60, 90, or 120 km (view route maps)
  • Exclusive Cycle for Sight jersey (sizes not guaranteed)
  • Limited Edition yellow Leader Jersey for the top fundraiser
  • Personal webpage for easy online fundraising
  • Rider gift bag
  • Well-marked route with directional signage
  • Volunteer guides and support
  • Bike mechanics and EMS
  • Finish line celebration party with complimentary food and drinks
  • Fundraising prizes and awards
See our current top fundraisers

2016 Champions|
Caroline Anson / $ 11748
Rob Simmons / $ 9095
Burt Henderson / $ 7755
Rowan Anson / $ 3907.5
Roanne Preston / $ 3850
Christina Henderson / $ 3350
Alex Albrecht / $ 3020
Gideon Leoganda / $ 2575
John Perrotta / $ 2460
James Tuer / $ 2200
Catriona (Kira) Jackson / $ 2070
Joe Grech / $ 2000
Lia Coletta / $ 2000
Shelley Lumb / $ 1800
Philip Fleming / $ 1750
Stewart Whitfield / $ 1745
Megan Rideout / $ 1550
Jane Caddick / $ 1500

Event Details

Date
Saturday, June 4, 2016

Price
$25 per rider before March 1
$40 per rider before April 15
$55 per rider April 15 onwards
$500 fundraising minimum.

Start/Destination Location
West Langley Hall, Langley, BC

Looking to Volunteer?
Send us an email
or register online.

For Riders
Rider information package

Regional Sponsors

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