What is included in my registration fee?

Your registration fee includes lunch from Mega Mindful Living, a buff, a water bottle, a bag of giveaways, and participation for the ride.

How do I register?

Register by visiting this link:


How long is the ride?

Riders have the option of doing the 100km, 50km, 25km, or 10km ride. An overview of the routes are on our website underneath the routes tab of the website.

Where is the start and finish?

Our start and finish line is located at the Penetanguishene Curling Club located at 8 Owen Street

What do I need for the ride?

This is a self-supported ride; please have everything you need with you for the ride such as a water bottle, helmet, lights, cell phone and/or an emergency tool kit. There will be water and snack stations along all routes. All riders should be prepared with enough water to last them through their ride. Personal snacks are recommended at each rider’s discretion. Helmets must be worn.

Will the roads be blocked off?

No, the roads will not be blocked off and riders should be aware there will be cars on the road.

When does the ride start?

In order to enable all riders to be back at 12:00pm, the start times are as follows:
• 100km Route: 7:00am Registration | 8:00am Start
• 50km Route: 8:00 am Registration | 9:00am Start
• 25km Route: 8:30am Registration | 9:30am Start
• 10km Route: 9:00am Registration | 10:00am Start
• Ice Cream Route: 9:00am Registration | 10:00am Start

Riders who believe they may need more time may start earlier than their scheduled start time however, volunteers will not be at their assigned place along their route until 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

When will lunch be available?

Your Mega Mindful Living lunch will be available between 11:30am and 12:30pm. Additional food, from Mega Mindful Living and Pulse Nutrition will be available for riders and/or spectators to purchase. The live music also starts at 11:00am.


How do I set up my fundraising page?

Your fundraising page is created automatically when you register. You can log in to your fundraising page here. A password reset can be done at any time by selecting ‘Forgot Password.’

How do I set up a team?

Select the ‘Create a Team’ option on the Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope registration page. If you wish to create a team but have already registered as an individual, email

How do I share my fundraising page via Facebook and email?

The easiest way to share your fundraising page is to click on the word “Share” located beneath the “Give Now” button on your page.


Can I collect offline donations or donations via cheque/ cash?

Yes! These donations can be tracked by downloading the printable form here. These donations can be added to your public fundraising page by logging into your participant centre and selecting ‘Donations>Offline Donation>Add Donation’ from the menu on the left of the screen. Submit this form and all money collected on the day of the event.

Can I make a donation to a team?

Yes, donations can be made to a team or to a specific rider on a team. In both cases, the donation will add to the team’s performance.


Do I need to register?

Yes! Registration is $25.00/participant; children under 10 years of age are free*. Your registration fee includes lunch from Mega Mindful Living, a buff, a water bottle, a bag of giveaways, and participation for the event.
*Children aged 10 and under (free registration) will receive a Burger/hot dog lunch option and no water bottle or buff.

What can I expect?

This is an all-abilities route. You can participate by walking, rollerblading, or on a scooter…however you choose…the important part is that you join in and help by raising funds for this worthwhile cause! Wind your way along the path to the Dock Lunch restaurant where you will be given a delicious ice cream cone for your efforts. After you return, your lunch will be waiting for you.

What is the start time?

The start time for the Ice Cream Route is 10:00am

Are there any post-ride activities?

Yes! Highlights include a Bike Safety Rodeo, Finish Line Fire Truck, face painting and additional fun and games for the children, as well as live music.


What fundraising incentives are being offered?

All riders are entered into a draw to win a new bike, a Muskoka Beer Spa getaway package, and a set of Beats wireless headphones. Additional incentives for fundraising include:

  • Raise $500: Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope folding lawn chair with built-in 40-can cooler (Availability limited to the first 15 participants to reach $500 in donations)
  • Raise $1,000: receive a refund for your optional Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope Cycling Jersey
  • Raise $2,000: receive a free team registration for up to 4 riders into the 2024 Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope

What type of bike can I win?

It is a 2023 Devinci Milano 21 Cavalry Blue, size: Medium bike, generously donated by Total Sports.

What is included in the Muskoka Beer Spa Getaway package?

A one-night stay for up to 6 people in one of Muskoka Beer Spa’s cabins during off-peak days (Sun-Thurs) during the 2023 season.

When will the draws be held?

The draw will be held during our closing ceremonies, at approximately 12:15pm on August 19th.

How can I enter the draw?

All registered riders are automatically entered to win. You can get an additional entry for every $100 you fundraise. Eligibility will be based on donations received via online fundraising prior to 10am on August 20th.


How can I sponsor a road sign in honour of a loved one?

Again this year, you will have the opportunity to honour a loved one by sponsoring a road sign. It is a meaningful way to pay tribute to someone who is or was battling cancer. Visit and click on “Store” to learn more and purchase.


Where do I buy a jersey?

Visit and click on “Store” to learn more and purchase. The deadline to purchase a Jersey to receive at the event is July 19th!

How can I get my jersey for free?

Riders who fundraise $1,000 or more by Saturday, August 19 will receive a cheque from the GBCSC to reimburse them for their jersey.


Is there an overall timeline for the event?

Yes! Click here to visit the Event Details page.


Is my registration fee eligible for tax return?

No, your fee for registration is not eligible for a charitable tax receipt.

Is my donation eligible for charitable tax receipts?

Yes! Donations of $10.00 or more are eligible for charitable tax receipts.


Where should I park?

There is parking on-site at the Curling Club, however, there is extra parking nearby: Designated street parking on Water Street and Robert Street, and at Ecole St. Joseph (30 Poyntz Street).

Who do I ask if I have any questions?

Please feel free to reach out to Samantha Miller at if you have any questions about the ride.