January 24, 2014

"Bike for Kicks" charity event set for Sept. 27

BIKE FOR KICKS is the second annual bicycle tour benefitting the Greenwood YMCA "Partners with Youth Program" and the Lander University Men's Soccer Scholarship Program. The event includes bicycle routes of 6, 30 miles and a Metric Century (62.5 miles) through Greenwood County South Carolina and the surrounding areas. The ride will occur Rain or Shine on a flat to rolling hills course. Mark your calendar and enjoy a fun bicycling event starting from the Lander University Jeff May Athletic Complex in Greenwood, SC. Grand Prize drawing, gift certificates and entertainment await your participation. We look forward to seeing you on September 27, 2014. Registration is final. For event updates please Follow us on Facebook at Bike for Kicks, and on TWITTER @BikeforKicks.

Door Prizes- Will be given away prior to the start of the ride (for Pre-Registrations Only)
Each pre-registration includes one chance to win a Raleigh cruiser bicycle or a chance to win a Gran Fondo Hincapie 2014 event registration. (See rules below):
Rules: Pre-Registrations must be received by deadlines below to qualify for Door Prizes:
Active.com: by September 24, 2014,
Mail In: Post Marked by September 20, 2014.

ABOUT THE EVENT:
Where: Lander University – Jeff May Athletic Complex
GPS Address: 501 Montague Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649.
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014.
CHECK-IN TIME: 8:00 – 8:45 am.
START TIME: 9:00 am.
PARKING: 501 Montague Avenue, Greenwood, SC.

COURSE: ride through scenic roads of Greenwood County. Rain or shine. Flat to rolling hills. Routes include 6, 30, & 62.5 miles (metric century). Includes rest stop and sag support.

PRE-REGISTRATION ENTRY FEES: $35 (includes below)

  • Event T-Shirt. (first 150 registrations. Register before 9/1/2014 to guarantee correct size. Best effort after 9/1/2014 will be made).
  • One chance to win GRAN FONDO Greenville 2014 event registration or Raleigh Cruiser Bicycle. (Pre-registration deadline to qualify: (Active.com by 9/24/14, Mail In postmarked by 9/20/14).
  • One admission ticket to Lander University 2014 Fall Soccer game.
  • Miscellaneous Sponsor give aways.
  • Hydration drinks.
  • Lunch & Rest Stop Refreshments.

DAY OF EVENT ENTRY FEES: $40 (Includes below)

  • Hydration drinks provided.
  • Lunch & Rest Stop Refreshments.
  • One admission ticket to Lander University 2014 Fall Soccer game.
  • Event T-Shirt. (first 150 registrations. Register before 9/1/2014 to guarantee correct size. Best effort after 9/1/2014 will be made).
  • Miscellaneous Sponsor give aways.

REGISTRATION: (On-line, by mail, or day of event)
• On-line/(Credit card) @ Active. Com.

• Mail in/(Check): Download Event Flyer and Registration form

• Day of Event (no credit cards): at Registration area.

Helpful Information: Directions, Campus Map, Hotels, Restaurants, and other helpful visitor information.


EVENT COORDINATOR CONTACT:
For more information, please contact Richard Senatore, at rjsenat@gmail.com

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Thanks to our Sponsors:

Gold: Sykes, GwdToday.com

Silver: Emerald City Bikes, ID Shop

Bronze: Allegra, Aramark, BI-LO (Greenwood Stores), Buzzard's Roost Southern Tea House, Corley's Market and Grill, Dan's in Saluda, DJ Festivus, Emerald Car Wash & Truck Accessorie, Food Lion, Gran Fondo Hincapie 2014, Greenwood Pawnbrokers, Howards on Main, Hydro One Premium Beverages,Lankford Allstate, Lowes, McCaslans Book Store & Office Supply, Office Max, Sunny 103.5, The Rental Center, Velux, Wells Fargo, WLG-TV, XLR Radio.

Sponsorship and or Donation Opportunities:

Bike for Kicks Sponsorship: (download sponsorship form)

Donation for a registration fee for a United States "Military Adaptive Sports Program"participant, or YMCA and community youth. The Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP) enhances recovery by engaging wounded, ill and injured Service members early in individualized physical and cognitive activities outside traditional therapy settings, inspiring recovery and physical fitness and encouraging new opportunities for growth and achievement: (download donation form)