Brian Smith Charity Bike Ride
Brian Smith Charity Bike Ride
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Brian Smith Charity Bike Ride...

The eleventh annual Brian Smith Charity Ride, in support of the Halton Trauma Centre, YMCA Strong Kids and the Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund (which helps students at Nelson High School) will be held on Sunday May 25th, 2014. The course follows the shores of Lake Ontario from Hutch’s on the Beach to the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This charity event offers three separate distances; 52km,80 km and 140 km( up the escarpment and through the Vineyards of Jordon to Niagara-on-the-Lake. This ride attracts serious and recreational cyclists on safe roads with support vehicles and rest areas.
This ride is increasingly popular with road riders, triathletes of all levels who are looking to get their season off to an early start in a fun and friendly event.This also a perfect warmup to other events like Ride to Conquer Cancer( 200km).


Who was Brian Smith

Brian Smith was a physics /math teacher and mentor at Nelson High School in Burlington. He passed away unexpectedly in August of 2008 after just retiring from a 30 year tenure as a teacher. He passed while out on a bike ride.To celebrate his life and love for cycling, the Brian Smith Charity Bike Ride was created helping many children in the " Community of Halton" at the charities Halton Trauma Centre, YMCA Strong Kids and Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship fund held at Nelson High School in Burlington

Sag wagon and road captains are assigned to each different ride distance
Post ride party will be held at Emma’s Back Porch.Enjoy food and drinks, share stories about your day and WIN draw and raffle prizes with your friends and fellow riders.

Event Details

Date: Sunday, May 24, 2015
Ride Start/Finish: Hutch’s on the Beach
280 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton,ON.
Ride Start Times:
140 km, 80km and 52km all start , staggered, at 8am     

Registration Fees

  (to Mar 31) (Apr 01 - May 24)  Event Day
140km $50 $55 $60
80km $50 $55 $60
52km $50 $55 $60


Form your own team of 10 riders (your riders can ride any of the 3 distances). Have your riders go online to register with your team name and once you have a team of 10, your team will receive 2 free entries!

Corporate Team: $50/person - Form a Team of 10 Riders, get 2 entries for free

Registration Options
Register NOw

Register in person (Cash or Cheque only)
Neworld Cycle (560 Plains Rd E., Burlington, ON)

Event Kit PickUp: Neworld Cycle (560 Plains Rd E., Burlington, ON)

Friday May 23 from 6pm-8pm
Saturday May 24 from 11am to 3pm

Event Day Registration:
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m


2012 Event Review courtesy of Get Out There Magazine

Event day photography by Richard Zazulak

Endurance Ride Clinic by Second Wind Conditioning
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Contact Info:
Event Director: Nancy Hastings
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