Wheel to Heal for Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation


Grab your bike and fill out your pledge form, the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation will benefit and great fun will be had by all.

The inaugural ERHF Wheel to Heal takes place this Sunday, August 23rd. The event begins and ends at Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park, Coquitlam. It’s a bike ride where you choose your distance. 10 km of the Trans-Canada Trail, 40 km of the Poco Trail, or for the big boys and girls the 80 km Tri-Cities Climb challenge road course that will pass through all 5 municipalities of the Tri-Cities.

The purpose of the event is to support the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation to buy a much needed new operating room table for the hospital. Eagle Ridge Hospital performs more than 11,000 surgeries every year. The majority of the surgeries are hip and knee replacements and pacemaker insertions.

Registration is $30 for individuals, $25 each for a team of 4, or $20 per family member with kids under 12. There are prizes to be won for the top fundraisers. Cap’s Westwood Cycle is the presenting sponsor, and you must have your bike and bike helmet checked out by them at their store before August 21st, to make sure all your safety gear is up to date and in good working condition. You can pick up your event package this Thursday or Friday, the 20th or 21st from 3pm – 7pm at Cap’s, or you can pick up the package on site.

The start times at Lafarge Lake are…

  • 6:30am – Onsite registration and package pick-up begins
  • 8:00am – 80km ride begins
  • 10:00am – 40km ride begins
  • 10:30am – 10km ride begins

To sign up and for all the information you require, visit the event website at www.wheeltoheal.ca

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