Gianni Giro BIKE FOR HEART

Sunday September 24th, 2017. King City, ON

The Third Annual Gianni Giro will take place on  Sunday, September 24th, 2017.  Get ready for another year of biking, trail walking, family amusement at a highly charged fun fair and bbq. Proceeds will benefit Heart & Stroke and the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at UHN.  This event is graciously supported by The Country Day School.  Participate in a 5KM family ride, 45KM or 90KM long distance ride, our scenic trail walk, a gourmet bbq and a family fun fair.

RIDING ROUTE

The riding route will start and end at The Country Day School in King City.

Riders will be able to choose from 5km, 45km and 90km distances

45KM and 90KM starts at 9:00AM

Open to beginner, intermediate or advanced riders. Beginners need to focus on slow but steady!! The 45KM ride includes a northward ride out of King City takes you straight into hill country. Be prepared for rolling climbs and panaromic views. Marshalls and refreshment/snack stops along the route.   Helmets required for all riders. Repair station available for minor adjustments prior to ride times. 

5KM Family ride starts at 10:30AM

Safety being priority #1, the ride will take place on roads closed to traffic and patrolled by officers.  Any type of bikes or any pace will work on this route.  Ages 4+ recommended. Refreshment/snack stops at the half way point.   Helmets required for all riders.  Repair station available for minor adjustments prior to ride times. 

WALKING TRAIL

Trail Walking at 10:30AM & 11:00AM - Recommended for all ages.  Trail Leads will escort you on the trail to checkpoints and discovery posts.  The scenic trails will lead you back into the schools stadium area for a family affair that will include a BBQ and fun filled entertainment. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Don't miss The Front Cover Band this year for another amazing performance.  

The Front Cover is a dynamic 6 member Toronto Entertainment Band. Each of these talented friends and bandmates brings with them a wealth of live performing experience including upscale corporate functions, company parties, weddings, awards and graduation ceremonies, at various convention centres, on festival stages, and in professional theatres on Broadway, in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Vancouver, New York, Miami and Russia.  

FAMILY FUN FAIR & BBQ

Longos, Molisana and Globe Meats are proud sponsors of our BBQ and food stations. 

Festivities commence at 9:00AM ending at 1:00PM

BBQ & Band set start time at 11:00AM

The family fun fair will have activities for all ages.  Don't miss the interactive areas for toddlers and preschoolers!!!  

SCHEDULE SUMMARY

9:00AM - 1:00PM - Family Fun Fair 

9:00AM - 45KM RIDE (intermediate, advanced riders; beginners are welcome to participate but they must note there are 2 demanding climbs on Keele which are attainable to a determined rider), 90KM RIDE is two 45KM loops recommended for advanced riders only. 

10:30AM - 5KM RIDE (family ride with children aged 4+) 

10:30AM - Trail Walking (ALL ages) - First Group

10:45AM - The Front Cover Band

11:00AM - Trail Walking (ALL ages) - Second Group

11:00AM - BBQ/Entertainment

 

See below for last year's routes.  This year's routes to be updated at the beginning of September.  Note that the 5KM will remain the same. 

 

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