Get ready for the 2015 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 through its Jimmy Fund. Find a ride

Hingham-South Shore

Event Details

  • Sunday, June 7, 2015
  • DCR Wompatuck State Park, Hingham, MA
  • 7:30am check-in opens, 8:30am opening ceremonies, 9:00am start
  • Ages 3-18
  • 5 Route Options
  • Registration fee: $15 before June 1, $30 after
  • Required fundraising minimum: $25
    • 100% of all PMC donations go to the Jimmy Fund at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Suggested fundraising minimum: $50
  • Email contact: PMCHingham@comcast.net
  • No rain date, weather dependent!

For all event details refer to links on right site of this page

PMC Kids Event Schedule:

Saturday, June 6, 2015

  • 8:30am - 12:00pm: Early check-in for Riders and Volunteers (recommended) at DCR Wompatuck State Park Visitor's Center

Sunday, June 7, 2015

  • 7:15am - 8:15am: Check-in
  • 8:30am - 9:00am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00am: Ride Start
  • 9:00am - 10:30am: Ride
  • 9:00am - 11:30am: Celebration Party!


2015 Volunteer Meetings:

All Meetings at 7:00pm at
DCR Wompatuck State Park Visitors Center

      • Wednesday, April 8
      • Thursday, May 7
      • Thursday, May 21
      • Thursday, June 4


Please come help plan the 2015 PMC Kids Ride and get involved! Jobs can be tailored to your available time and interest!  

For more information, please contact: 

  • Lisa Patterson at pattersonlisa66@gmail.com,
  • Jackie Temple at jackie.temple@comcast.net, or
  • Mary Kenyon at marykenyon8@gmail.com

 

5 Route Options:

1. Tykes Yellow Loop: Easy flat loop in parking lot next to the Visitors Center for the youngest riders on tricycles, bicycles with training wheels, and Balance Bikes (bicycles without pedals). A parent is required to remain at that Loop and supervise their rider from the side of the Loop.

2. 1-mile Green Loop: A 1-mile paved loop.Ride it once or ride it several times! Volunteers on bikes and on foot supervise the riders.   NO training wheels will be allowed on this loop!  

3. 4-mile Blue Loop: A 4-mile paved loop. Ride it multiple times for a bigger challenge! Volunteers on bikes and on foot supervise the riders. NO training wheels will be allowed on this loop!

4. 3-mile Orange Loop: A 3-mile unpaved loop on mountain bike trail in the park for the novice mountain biker. Requires a mountain bike with 24” wheels or smaller.Ride twice if time permits. Plan to meet your child at a pre-designated spot, to avoid confusion. Led by members of the S.E. Chapter of the N.E. Mountain Bike Association (SEMASS@nemba.org) and Friends of Wompatuck (friendsofwompatuck.org).  Volunteers on bikes supervise the riders.

5. 6-mile Purple Teen Loop: A 6-mile unpaved loop on mountain bike trails in the park for the experienced mountain biker. For ages 13-18. A mountain bike with 24”wheels or larger is required.This loop can only be done once. Plan to meet your child at a pre-designated spot, to avoid confusion. Led by members of the S.E. Chapter of the N.E. Mountain Bike Association (SEMASS@nemba.org) and Friends of Wompatuck (friendsofwompatuck.org).  Volunteers on bikes supervise the riders.  


Volunteers:

There are lots of volunteer opportunities available for those ages 14 and up. 

Please consider volunteering! We could not hold this event without our valued volunteers! Please visit our volunteer registration page to see all available positions and to register. We can always use volunteersespecially as Route Guides and Bike Marshals to help us direct riders around the loops. Here’s your chance to be in the action – and to wear a cool Volunteer T-shirt. Click here to Register to Volunteer, or use the button on the right. Drop us an email at pmchingham@comcast.net with any questions.


Pedal Partner:

The Pedal Partner program is a wonderful way for riders to connect with a child who has been affected by cancer. Our Pedal Partner is truly the face of our Ride. 

This year our pedal partner is Poppie from Marshfield.

 

Poppy is a charismatic, engaging, and talkative three year old. She loves to be with her friends, color, do puzzles, and you can often catch her putting on a song and dance routine! Poppy was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (a tumor on her retina) at the age of 4 months. With the timely diagnosis and treatment, Poppy was considered to be in remission before her first birthday. She continues to see her opthalmologist, Dr. Ankoor Shah, every twelve weeks for an exam under anesthesia to ensure that there isn't any tumor regrowth. Throughout all of her treatments and followup exams, Poppy has never lost her happy-go-lucky disposition! With each subsequent office exam, Poppy's vision continues to improve. 


2015 Special Events:

 

Yard Sale - Saturday, May 23rd
7:00am - 2:00pm
98 Cushing Street, Hingham

 

All proceeds support the PMC South Shore Kids Ride.  Come and support the PMC, spread the word, or donate items to the sale!





PMC 2013 South Shore-Higham Kids Ride video by Niklas Weikert

 
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