Spin For Limbs : 4th Annual Ride and BBQ

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Spin For Limbs : 4th Annual Ride and BBQ

Time: September 26, 2015 from 8am to 2pm
Location: Hidden Valley Park, Burlington
Website or Map: http://www.spinforlimbs.com
Event Type: charity, bike, ride, bbq
Organized By: Simon Kelley
Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2017

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Event Description

Please Join us for Spin For Limbs 4th Annual Ride and BBQ!!

25km, 50km and 100km supported rides

Only $30 to register! at www.spinforlimbs.com

As many of you know I, and my orthopaedic colleagues at SickKids, treat children with complex limb deformities. These arise from developmental and growth problems, rare genetic diseases or severe trauma. In 2012 I developed this initiative with a grateful family who have been treated by us at SickKids who really wanted to raise awareness and funds for other families in their situation. We have now successfully raised over $120,000 in the last 3 years! 

Treatments are invariably long and complex often requiring multiple surgeries throughout childhood. Awareness for limb reconstruction is very important as many of these families have never met others in the same situation, and this annual event will give them an opportunity to do just that. Fundraising is also equally important for a number of areas such as supporting families undergoing treatments, extensive physiotherapy and other rehabilitation needs, which are rarely covered by OHIP or insurance, to provide expensive surgical equipment, provide training for future surgeons from around the world and to support vital research which will one day make a significant impact in preventing or treating complex limb deficiencies and deformities. All funds are channelled through SickKids Foundation specifically to the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. 

BCC have a huge history of supporting great causes and I would be thrilled if you would consider coming out to ride this one with us. The ride is supported with a a beautiful route through the Halton Hills with pace groups to suit all riders. If you would also consider fund-raising with us, and securing sponsorship we would be incredibly grateful.

For more info on the work we do, to register or to donate please visit www.spinforlimbs.com

Thank You


Comment Wall

Comment by DY on August 25, 2015 at 7:24am

I'm In. Registered.

Comment by Paul McKeever on August 25, 2015 at 12:35pm

I'll be there. Thanks, Simon!

19xozvx20fb6u Comment by 19xozvx20fb6u on August 27, 2015 at 11:11am

I'm in as well. I couldn't attend it last year and am really looking forward to the experience and seeing many others BCCers.  Thank you, Simon!  :) 

Andrea Arbuthnot Comment by Andrea Arbuthnot on August 27, 2015 at 12:17pm
I'll be there. Looking forward to it :)
Comment by Simon Kelley on August 27, 2015 at 1:42pm

Thanks Dan, Paul, Christophe and Andrea, that's fabulous! 

Roy Macaraeg Comment by Roy Macaraeg on August 28, 2015 at 6:12pm
Priscila and I will be there. We're very happy to support the cause.
Comment by Simon Kelley on August 29, 2015 at 4:46pm

Hi Roy, I am thrilled that you guys can make it!


1ms30qa5jsdap Comment by 1ms30qa5jsdap on August 30, 2015 at 1:43pm

registered. will be there.

Comment by Simon Kelley on August 30, 2015 at 1:44pm

Great stuff Vlad!


Comment by Christopher Wu on September 2, 2015 at 9:13pm

Signed up. Great route planned and an even better cause.


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