SATURDAY 27TH & SUNDAY 28TH MAY 2017
WHAT IS THE BANISH THE BLACK DOG CHARITY RIDE?
The Banish the Black Dog Charity Bike Ride is a relaxed cycling tour promoted by the Rotary Club of Townsville Central to raise awareness of mental health issues in our community, and to raise funds to aid research into the causes and treatments of mental health disorders. The ride’s major donation recipient is Australian Rotary Health, the largest non government mental health research funding organization in Australia. We also support local initiatives in the treatment and support of those suffering mental illnesses.
WHO SHOULD GO ON THIS RIDE?
The ride caters to all riders from relative beginners to experienced with a range of group ride speeds to choose from to suit your own personal capability. Each speed group has their own support vehicle
May 27th & Sunday 28th 2017
The 2017 registration fee will be confirmed by Dec 2016
Fundraising Target (minimum):
Distance and Trip Duration:
260kms over 2 days
A level of fitness to be able to cycle up to 8 hours at a minimum speed of 20kph for 2 days
Camping at the Ayr Showgrounds (BYO tent)
What is Provided?
Meals, snacks and drinks
Live music in camp
Cash bar with the cheapest prices in the Burdekin
A fun weekend
Event Briefing (compulsory):
Friday, 26th May, 6:30pm