Thursday, June 9, 2011

WHL RIDE FOR THE KIDS

– DAY TWO



The ‘WHL Ride for the Kids’, presented by Scotiabank, in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan, continues on Tuesday, June 7 as the riders carry on from Saskatoon to Swift Current, an over 250 km trek.

Over 35 WHL and NHL Alumni will participate in the first ever WHL Ride For The Kids June 5 to 9 as they trade in their skates for bikes and ride across the province in support of the Children's Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan.

The province-wide event will feature WHL Alumni riding over 650 km across the province with stops in all 5 WHL centers - Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Swift Current, Moose Jaw and Regina. Each of the 5 WHL centers will stage a special fundraising event with all proceeds going to the Children's Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan.

Tuesday, June 7 - Sa
skatoon to Swift Current

From: Scotiabank, Westgate Plaza, 2410 22nd St. W, Saskatoon, SK
To: Scotiabank, 280 Central Ave. N, Swift Current , SK
Total Distance: 266.2 km Driving Time: 3hrs, 29 mins
Cycling Time: 11 hrs

Riders: Kelly Chase, Curtis Leschyshyn, Dave Chartier, Mike Keane, Colby Armstrong, Riley Armstrong, Kevin Kaminsky, Darcy Hordichuk, Derek Dorsett, Rhett Warrener, Clarke Wilm, Keith Aulie, Derek Tendler, Ron Robison (WHL Commissioner)

7:00am
Scotiabank Community Send-Off – speakers/autographs
Scotiabank – Westgate Plaza, 241 22nd St. W, Saskatoon

7:30am

Riders depart from Scotiabank

11 hour ride time + breaks 11:00am - 1:00pm
Community BBQ/Bake Sale Fundraising event at Scotiabank – Swift Current

1:00pm
Pit Stop – Scotiabank, 218 Main St., Rosetown
Refreshments / autographs – 20 minute stop

7:30pm

Arrive at Swift Current Indians Ball Game (Mitchell Field)– Auction Items/Speakers/Autographs