DEL MAR Bike 4 Mike – Presented by Team Godfather (Nov 4)
Bike 4 Mike is the first annual charity cycling event that will take place in Del Mar, California. The location of the event is Del Mar Fair Grounds, at 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard. This cycling event will be organized on November 4, 2012. The beneficiary of the event is going to be Team Godfather. The organization has been trying to find an efficient cure for the disease called ALS. At the same time, the event honors Mike Ramirez.
- Event location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar Fair Grounds
- Registration: $25-$75
- Starting hours: 7:30 am
- Website: http://www.teamgodfather.org/bike4mike/
The bicycle tour will have the same start and finish point: Plaza de Mexico. The participants can compete on distances of 50, 25 and 10 miles. Those who want to prepare for the event can take part in the hourly classes during the BodyRok expo. There will be plenty of stationary spin bikes that the people can ride. The Bike 4 Mike event will also feature a Beer Garden, a splendid Mexican Fiesta, lost of music and numerous vendor booths. So, it will be a complete event that will offer a little something for everybody.
You can choose to ride a stationary spin or a tour distance. All prizes and awards will be given to top fundraisers. In fact, the purpose of the event is to collect as many funds as possible for medical research and raise awareness about ALS. At the same time, the organizers promise a lot of fun. Those who want to find out more about ALS can visit the event’s website. The studies have shown that a minute of research for ALS costs almost $100. Thus, the organizers encourage the road cycle participants to donate a minimum of 1’ of research. This is extremely important, because with every minute of research that passes, the doctors can get closer to the cure. Thus, the event will also challenge you to see how many minutes you can pledge.
The registration for the event is $50 and it includes hydration and snacks stations, paid parking, rest stops, fiesta lunch ticket, T-Shirt, goodie bag, drink ticket and finisher medal. The $25 registration is for the spinning bikes and includes only paid parking. The participants in spin biking that will fundraise or donate more than $175 before the event can get the $50 registration goodies. Fundraising is an activity that takes a lot of time. Therefore, the Bike 4 Mike organizers have announced that they will accept donations after and during the event. The registration on the day of the event is $75.
In order to enter the Beer Garden, people must show a valid photo ID so as to keep everyone safe. Road riders must use bike helmets and must obey the traffic signs. The award categories will be Largest Team, Top Team Fundraiser and Top Individual Fundraiser. The event will kick off on November 4th, at 6 am for the registration. The 50 mile ride will begin at 7.30 am. The 25 mile ride will start at 8 am. The 10 mile ride begins at 9 am. The first spin class starts at 8.30 am, the second spin class begins at 10 am and the third spin class kicks off at 11 am.