Get ready for the 2018 PMC Kids Rides

Many kids, many bikes. 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

Easton

Event Details

  • Parkview Elementary School
  • 50 Spooner St. Easton, MA 02356
  • Saturday, April 28th, 2018
  • Rider Check in at 9:00 am, Ride is from 10-11:00 am
  • Activities including face painting, bike decorating, card making, raffles will be from 9am-12pm
  • Rider Bag Pick Up at Parkview - Friday April 27th 5:30-7pm
  • Pre-Registration is required: Reg Fees - $10 until April 15th, $20 April 16 - April 23rd. Registration closes on April 23rd. No day-of registration available. 
  • Required minimum fundraising due by Sept. 1st - $30
  • Email contact: Christy McDonagh




Follow us: https://www.facebook.com/eastonpmckidsride/
2017 Recap Video – on the PMC Kids Rides website, direct link: https://vimeo.com/241006570


EXCITING NEWS!!

Wally, the official Boston Red Sox mascot, will be onsite for a meet-n-greet celebrating our 5th year!


Rider families, Volunteers & Community Sponsors and Supporters! Thank you!! All riders, volunteers, schools, and town supporters and community sponsors are essential to the success of the PMC Kids Ride! In 2017, our community, 300 riders and 100+ volunteers and supporters raised $44,000! Thank you for your participation and continued to support. With your help, we will meet Easton PMC Kids Ride’s 2018 goal of raising $50,000 to benefit the work of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund - working together as a community finding a cure for CANCER! Your donations benefit research, treatment & care for children and families impacted by cancer.

Please also consider supporting these programs hosted by Easton’s PMC Kids Ride:

  • KRAFT FAMILY BLOOD DONOR MOBILE APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED
    – Donate aboard the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital Blood Mobil
    For Important requirements and Appointment scheduling for April 28th, please the following website - http://tinyurl.com/PMCKidsRides2018

  • BE THE MATCH, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program – Be The Match will be onsite for a donor registration drive


RIDERS & PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  Please review the Safety Rules and Rider Checklist to help you prepare for the exciting ride day!  When you arrive, park your bike, get your Helmet checked (required!) and then Visit Creation Station for some face painting, tattoos, bike-decorating, and card making to bring cheer to current Jimmy Fund patients. Visit alumni riders and volunteers from the annual PMC ride that is held the first weekend in August to answer questions about getting more involved in PMC.  Riders may also sign a large banner with names of those that they ride for and put a picture of their loved on one this banner. 

REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER by clicking link to the right - Get involved by working at the event! All Volunteers receive a PMC t-shirt.

FUNDRAISING SUMMARY: Once a rider is registered, they will get their own fundraising page which he or she will have an opportunity to use for this experience in raising money for charitable giving - 100% of all donations go to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Riders who raise $300 will receive a Heavy Hitter sack pack. Riders who raise $800 or more will receive a Breakaway Fundraiser backpack. There is a minimum fundraising fee of $30 for all rider categories including a Virtual Rider. Online donations are encouraged. Donation can be made by clicking "DONATE” from the ride page where you can choose to "Sponsor a Rider” you know or "Sponsor the Easton PMC Kids Ride” - All rider donations are due by Sept 1,2018.


1BEFORE YOU REGISTER - PLEASE REVIEW RIDER ROUTE INFORMATION:

Choose one of three (3) bike courses based on child’s age and ability.  Please be sure to register for the appropriate route or Virtual Rider category.

·Droukas Wonder Lot - A contained course in FRONT of Parkview in the front parking lot for anyone 5 years old and younger, and all those on tricycles, balance bikes, scooters, big wheels, and those needing support with their training wheels. Parents are allowed on this course to support their riders. ALL RIDERS WHO ARE 5 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER MUST BE IN THIS LOT FOR SAFETY REASONS. PLEASE REGISTER THEM ACCORDINGLY TO HELP US HAVE A SAFE RIDE FOR ALL RIDERS.

·Big Kid Loop - Older students on 2 wheels and 2 wheels with training wheels will ride up Spooner Street, taking a right through Middle School parking lot, circling around the lot and coming down Spooner Street, turning right into the drop off loop in front of Parkview and coming out of the frontloop and going to the left back up Spooner towards the Middle School. They may repeat loop as many times in an hour as they like. Must be 6 years or older and only traditional bikes with wheels and pedals are allowed. Parents are not allowed on this course.

·Advanced Loop - For older, more advanced riders, who will start in the same location as the big kid loop, but continue up the access road and take a left in between the middle school and R/O, and a left down the bike path, rejoining riders down Spooner St., and repeating as many times in an hour as they like. Parents are not allowed on this course.

·Virtual Rider - This category is for riders who would still like to participate but cannot physically be at the ride. These riders may ride on their own time and at their own pace. These riders may also have a rider bag including T-shirt. VIRTUAL RIDER CATEGORY IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG RIDERS WHO WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE BUT CANNOT PHYSICALLY BE AT THE RIDE ON THE 28TH.


PARKING: Bike Parking is onsite. If you are not going to "ride” over, PLEASE PARK AT OLIVER AMES HIGH SCHOOL OR RICHARDSON OLMSTEAD SCHOOL AND WALK OVER TO PARKVIEW. THERE WILL BE NO PARKING ON SPOONER ST, AT PARKVIEW OR EASTON MIDDLE SCHOOL. The Parkview back lot is open for volunteer parking however note that the lot will not be accessible from about 830-1130 am.

 


Thank You to Easton PMC Kids Ride host sponsors

The Easton PMC Kids Ride is supported by local businesses! Please support all our sponsors!

Bourne's Automotive, Camp West Woods, Copeland Toyota, Dana Barros Basketball Club,

Douglas A. King Builders, Inc., Dunkin Donuts - Barounis Family Network, The Farmer's Daughter, 

Fernandes Lumber, Halvorsen Orthodontics, The Haynes Group, Hilliards, The Jewelry Salon,

JM Pet Resort, Key to the World Travel Planner - Christy McDonagh, KRYPTONITE, Lavendar Nails & Spa,

Leah Romig Photography, Love Your Melon, Maplewood Country Day Camp, Morse Insurance Agency, 

Motorcycles of Manchester, Inc-Foxboro, New England Carpet and Flooring, LLC, Old Colony YMCA- Easton, Orthopedic Care Physician Network, LLC, P.A. Narsasian Landscaping,

Paquin and Company, general contractor, builder, and remodeler, Pepsico, Personal Best Karate,

Psychological Associates of Southeastern MA, Roche Brothers, Rustic Spirit designs by Morgan Carney, Shoveltown Brewery, Stop and Shop, Success Real Estate Deb Aufiero, Team Emma, The Village Toy  Shop, Westwood Mansfield Pediatrics, WROR, YASSO

TO OUR PROUD SPONSORS - THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

     





                        Christine.mcdonagh@keytotheworldtravel.com