Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn’s & Colitis 2017

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On Sunday, May 7 2017 the IIF will be riding for the fifth time in the Five Boro Bike Tour around New York City. This ride is for ALL ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile tour goes through all five boroughs of New York City. The course takes riders through Central Park, across several of New York’s iconic bridges, and by many of the city’s beloved landmarks.

Register for the Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn’s & Colitis ride by clicking here!

For more information on the Five Boro Bike Tour, please click here.

We will be riding this year to help with:

This year we will have three fundraising levels for the ride. There will be local, regional and national fundraising.

  • Local Level -Fundraising requirement will be $700. This is for riders living in the NYC tri-state area who do not need any accommodations for the ride and will be coming in the day of the Five Boro Bike Tour.
  • Regional Level – Fundraising requirement will be $1,700. This is for riders that live in the northeast for whom the IIF will provide hotel accommodations for the weekend in NYC for the Five Boro Bike Tour.
    • If you are traveling alone you will be rooming with another IIF rider of the same sex. If you would like to purchase the entire room, you will have that option to room alone.
  • National Level – Fundraising will be $2,500. This is for riders who live outside of the northeast for whom the IIF will provide hotel and flight accommodations for the weekend in NYC for the Five Boro Bike Tour.
    • If you are traveling alone you will be rooming with another IIF rider of the same sex. If you would like to purchase the entire room, you will have that option to room alone.

This does not include the event’s $89 registration fee. If there is a need to opt out of the ride for health reasons, you will have that option till Wednesday, February 15th. 

11120552_10153253849465610_2065919075927146037_n-2For their efforts to raise IBD awareness and help the IBD and ostomy communities, each biker will receive:

  • IIF We Will Beat IBD shirt,
  • Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn’s & Colitis medal,
  • IIF water bottle
  • Breakfast before the ride
  • Lunch after the ride
  • AND MORE

Each participant is asked to raise the minimum amount for the fundraising level for which he/she registers to benefit the IIF and help those in the Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and ostomy communities.

We will update this page with more information on the ride and the Intense Intestines Cycling Team for this year’s Five Boro Bike Tour as the event gets closer.  Please visit this page periodically for updates or our event page on social media by clicking here.

We look forward to having you join us this spring to raise awareness and show others that together We Will Beat IBD!  Join our 2016 team and enjoy this amazing day around one of the greatest cities in the world!

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