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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?

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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

FAST FACTS

Ride Date:
May 27th & Sunday 28th 2017
Registration Fee:
The 2017 registration fee will be confirmed by Dec 2016
Fundraising Target (minimum):
$200
Distance and Trip Duration:
260kms over 2 days
Physical Capability:
A level of fitness to be able to cycle up to 8 hours at a minimum speed of 20kph for 2 days
Accommodation:
Camping at the Ayr Showgrounds (BYO tent)
What is Provided?
Meals, snacks and drinks
Ride jersey
Bike Mechanic
Support Vehicles
Camping Fees
Sunscreen
Live music in camp
Cash bar with the cheapest prices in the Burdekin
A fun weekend
Event Briefing (compulsory):
Friday, 26th May, 6:30pm
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Our Sponsors

Rod Johnstone Group
Lillywhite Group
Riverview Tavern
Fuel Cafe
Sky Snacks
Bayswater Road Radiators
NPS Corporate Pty Ltd
Top Brand Cycles
Universal Cranes
Loan Market
Verve Design
Emmett Technique
Meteor Hire
Ede Events
Ayr Entertainment
Bridges Finance
Neverfail
The GO Townsville
UDP Consulting Engineers
Success Magazine
Colliers Real Estate
Delta Office Solutions
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Violets are Blue,
This Jersey has Orange,
And Yellow too.

#Jersey2017 #Poet #Accessorise

We have been informed that matching socks are of the utmost importance, and so we are proud to give a sneak peek of the Jersey for 2017. Get your accessories on!
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Riders keep your eyes peeled for an update to the Rider Groups. We had lots of changes requested and have done our best to keep everyone happy. ...

Top Brand Cycles is a returning sponsor of the Banish the Black Dog Charity Ride. They are offering a great deal for our riders, with a free safety check and a 20% discount on all bike components.

Lets support those who support us. Pop in and see the team at Top Brand Cycles this week! 🙂
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Are you being totally awesome next weekend and taking part in The Banish The Black Dog Ride? If so why not bring your bike in for a free bike safety check plus you will get 20% off all bike components if required. Do you need arm or leg warmers, gloves etc - if so pop in for a great deal before next Friday !