13th Annual George Thanhauser Bike for Hope
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Each spring, our cycling community takes to the streets of Raleigh to raise funds for mental health. The Bike for Hope offers three routes: 15 miles, 30 miles, and 47 miles. 100% of the money raised by participants directly funds local mental health research at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of Psychiatry. In 2016, 245 participants raised over $21,500!
The 2017 Bike for Hope will be held at TLC for Bikes in Raleigh’s beautiful Lafayette Village.
- Post-ride celebration on Lafayette Village Green
- Raffle, prizes, and t-shirts
- Lunch provided by Jersey Mike’s Subs and PDQ
And, ALL NEW for 2017: fundraising incentives to get you pumped to ride!
Raise $250 and you’ll receive a commemorative Bike for Hope
Giordana Vero Pro Short Sleeve Jersey
Raise $1,000 and you’ll be entered to win our drawing for
Domestic Air Travel for 2 on Delta Air Lines
Sponsor a rider:
The Bike for Hope offers 3 ride routes:
47-MILE RIDE: A challenging ride offering a series of hills and curves with two rest stops. Not recommended for a beginning rider. |47 Mile Cue Sheet
30-MILE RIDE: An average ride offering a series of hills and curves. There will be one rest stop on this ride. | 30 Mile Cue Sheet
15-MILE RIDE: An average ride offering a series of hills and curves. There will be no rest stops on this ride.| 15 Mile Cue Sheet
SAG (support and gear) vehicles and EMTs will be stationed along the routes for any issues or emergencies. Rest stops will be equipped with water, Gatorade, and snacks to keep cyclists hydrated and fueled.
47-mile ride | RIDE STARTS 8AM (Onsite registration at 7AM)
30-mile ride | RIDE STARTS 9AM (Onsite registration at 8AM)
15-mile ride | RIDE STARTS 9:30AM (Onsite registration at 8:30AM)
February 15–April 6: $35
April 7–May 5: $45
May 6/Event Day: $50
All participants receive t-shirts, breakfast, refreshments, and lunch. Riders will also qualify for dozens of great prizes. A post-ride lunch celebration will be held on the Village Green at Lafayette Village Shopping Center (directly in front of TLC Bikes).
Enter our raffle for a chance to win one of these great prizes:
- Domestic Air Travel for 2 from Delta Air Lines
- Norco Indie 2 Hybrid Bike
- $250 Angus Barn Gift Card
Raffle will be drawn on May 6th. All raffle tickets must be turned in by noon on May 6th to be eligible. (Raffle awards over $600 are subjected to 1099 reporting requirements.)
Our favorite way to raise money is selling raffle tickets!
Raise BIG MONEY for you or your team. Call our office at 919-781-9255 or visit us at 3108 Glen Royal Road to pick up your packs of tickets.
- Single Raffle Tickets: $1
- 6 Raffle Tickets: $5
- 25 Raffle Tickets: $20