Bondi2Berry 5 year ride
Saturday 5 December 2020
Registrations for 2020 are full. Email us to be added to the waitlist.
EVENT DAY DETAILS
The Event Guide has all details for Saturday – arrival and check in process in Bondi, on the road details, and the finish line process in Berry.
Staggered arrival and event start times – each group has a dedicated arrival time and seperate check in location. Please arrive at your group time, and check in and bag drop at the lead car for your group. Then move to the marshalling location for your group in preparation for event start.
For those staying overnight in Berry, the Great Southern Hotel has tables allocated for Bondi2Berry for a COVID-19 safe post event dinner.
If riders or event crew are unwell or have had flu like symptoms within the last 14 days, please stay home and do not participate.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our valued and committed sponsors, as without your generous contributions this event will not be able to take place.
Please like our Facebook page @bondi2berry to stay connected with the ride.
Why are we riding?
We are riding to raise awareness of dementia. Organisers Nick and Pierre have first hand experience with the disease. Their personal experiences, as well as those of many of their close friends, prompted the guys to use their passion for cycling to raise awareness and funds to help find a cure for the terrible disease.
Dementia has become the leading cause of death among Australian women, and the third leading cause of Australian men (ABS 2017). There is no cure.
There are more than 447,000 Australians currently living with dementia. This is on track to reach 589,807 by 2028. Without a major breakthrough in research, it is expected to soar to over 1 million Australians by 2058.
The goal for 2020 is to raise $200,000 for Dementia Australia. All funds raised by the ride will go towards researching a cure and associated research projects.
About the ride
A challenging yet beautiful ride – 155km in distance, and elevation of 1,700m.
Six groups of 20 riders starting from the North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club, riding out of the Eastern Suburbs and travelling through parts of the Royal National Park to Wollongong, Kiama and finishing in Berry on the NSW south coast.
The ride is an open road event, adhering to normal road rules and is sanctioned by Cycling NSW. Please note that only road bikes are able to be utilised (no TT / triathlon or mountain bikes). There will be support vehicles for each of the groups, as well as first aid and bike mechanics on the course.
What do I get as a rider?
All riders will receive a unique Bondi2Berry event jersey and an event pack with other great products. Bike mechanics and nutrition on course, and a free BBQ at the finish line in Berry.
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