For 25 years, the Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart has been raising crucial funds for world-class research helping Canadians live longer, fuller lives

Registration for the Ride – now in its 25th year – is now open and their goal is to reach $5,000,000 in fundraising.

By becoming a Very Important Philanthropists (VIPs) for the Ride for Heart campaign, you become a driving force behind their mission, and make a big difference in the health of Canadians.

Last year VIP’s made up 8% of the rider population and raised an astounding 50% of the fundraising total. Do something big for yourself, your family or friends.  VIP fundraising is vital to the cause. Very Important Philanthropists receive special recognition and benefits before, during and after event day, June 3, 2012.

Register as a VIP before November 30 and commit to fundraising $1,000 or more to support life-giving research into heart disease and stroke to receive a free VIP-in-training Louis Garneau technical shirt, waived registration fee ($40) and the unique experience of cycling traffic-free down the Gardiner & DVP.

Raising $1,000 is achievable – it’s just $100 each from 10 friends.

For more information about 25th anniversary celebrations, choice of Ride routes, group and corporate team sign-up, and how the Ride funds leading edge scientific research that extends lives, visit

Ride a Bike, Extend a Life

Preview Last Year’s Campaign Video



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