Get ready for the 2016 PMC Kids Rides

Many kids, many bikes, one mission: cure cancer. Kids of all ages find fun, camaraderie, and inspiration in bringing us closer by the mile to the cure for cancer with donations to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Find a ride

Bedford

Event Details

  • John Glenn Middle School, Bedford, MA
  • Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Early Check-In, Thursday, June 9, 5:00pm-8:30pm, Bedford High School
  • All ages
  • Registration fee: $10
    Onsite registration fee: $20
    Required fundraising minimum: $25, suggested: $50
  • Email contact: bedfordpmckidsride@gmail.com

Welcome to the 2016 PMC Bedford Kids Ride!

DAY OF RIDE INFORMATION:

Grab your bikes and join over 450 kids from Bedford and surrounding towns to ride in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and its Jimmy Fund.  This is Bedford's 12th PMC Kids Ride, and thanks to our riders and sponsors we have raised just over $1 Million dollars!!  The PMC Kids Ride gives everyone an opportunity to fight back against a disease that takes so much, at so many ages, while simultaneously stressing the importance of raising funds to find a cure for all cancers.  

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY:
9:00 am: On-site registration and all bikers arrive to get in their route corrals.
9:30 am: Roads close and opening ceremonies begin
9:45 am: Riders head out on their routes!
10:00 am-1:00 pm: Party with music, food, drinks, activities, raffle and more!
ROUTES: 
You choose a route that is right for you!
Wally's Way: An obstacle course for tykes on trikes located on the JGMS tennis courts
Yawkey Way: A 1/2-mile route around JGMS perfect for kids on training wheels
Green Monster: A 3-mile ride through neighborhoods of Bedford for young adventurous riders (no training wheels allowed on this route)
Big Papi: A 5-mile ride through neighborhoods of Bedford for more experienced riders
Big Papi Slam: A 10-mile ride through trail beds and Bedford neighborhoods for those who want a real challenge
Fenway: A 12-mile off-road route that travels the rail bed to Concord and back (must be entering 6th grade)
See route maps for more detail.  Riders will be placed in groups of 10-12 riders with an adult volunteer leader and sweep.  Water stops are set up along the routes and volunteers and police officers will be out on the road to cheer on the riders and keep them safe.  Be sure to print out the route map to practice the route prior to Ride day.  
RULES OF THE ROAD:
  • Ride to the right side of the road with traffic (roads are open during the event)
  • Be sure to give yourself enough space between other riders
  • Call out to the riders behind you or use hand signals when turning or stopping
  • Ride slow and in control
  • All riders, including adults, are required to wear a helmet and to bring their cellphones.
FUNDRAISING: 
A lot goes into the Kids Ride program so we can work together to raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in support of cancer research and cures and the best treatments for cancer patients.  To help us reach this goal, a minimum fundraising amount of $25 per rider is required.  We suggest a fundraising amount of $50 per rider, but many kids raise a lot more than that!  
Riders who raise $250 are considered Heavy Hitters and receive a raffle ticket for the exclusive Heavy Hitter raffle and a chance to win an iPad Mini.  All PMC heavy hitters also receive an awesome PMC string bag.  
Riders who raise $750+ become Breakaway Fundraisers and will receive a special New Balance PMC backpack.
SPONSORSHIPS: 
Corporate sponsorships are essential to our Ride's success!  With your support and sponsorship, the Bedford Kids Ride will promote your company to our riders, volunteers, and their families throughout the community. 

$5,000+ 

  • 4 tickets to the PMC Annual Heavy Hitter Dinner
  • Your company name and logo will be featured on our Kid’s Ride pledge forms
  • All sponsorship benefits as listed below

$2,500+

  • Recognition in the Annual PMC Yearbook and the Annual Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Honor Roll of Donors Catalog
  • Your company’s promotional materials will be distributed in the registration packs of all riders
  • All sponsorship benefits as listed below
 

$1,250+ 

  • Company sponsorship announced at the PMC Kids Ride Opening Ceremony
  • The opportunity to be a route sponsor or water stop sponsor
    • Route sponsor - Select 1 of the 6 PMC routes to have your company's name featured on the sign for that route as well as on the bike tag for each rider on that route
    • Water stop sponsor - Display your company banner and have the opportunity to provide company literature and promotional items at the water stop table
  • All sponsorship benefits as listed below
 

$750+ 

  • Reserved table at the Kids Ride in June for your company’s marketing materials & goodies
  • All sponsorship benefits as listed below
 

$350+  

  • Company banner displayed at the event (banner to be provided by your company)
  • Company name listed on sponsor display board
  • Company logo and http link displayed on the PMC Kids website & social media
  • Company name listed on the "Cheer on the Riders” flyers that are placed in hundreds of mailboxes along every route
 
Please contact us at bedfordpmckidsride@gmail.com with any questions.
 

PMC Bedford Kids Ride 2016 Committee

Kelly Randazzo ~ Angela Winter

 


Check out our video below from our inaugural year!
http://vimeo.com/4645742


      



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