January 21, 2014
The 2nd Annual Indoor GranFondo & Family Festival
Kamloops, B.C. –The 2nd Annual Kamloops Indoor GranFondo and Family Festival will again be held on Family Day weekend – Sunday, February 9th. Starting at 10:00 am, come out to enjoy an active day with the kids at the Tournament Capital Centre!
The Kamloops Indoor GranFondo is a fundraiser for the MS Society, and is an inclusive cycling extravaganza. Participants can ride for 6 hours, 4 hours, 2 hours or any open amount of time, with all riders finishing together at 4:00 pm. Participants may bring their own bike and bike trainer (bicycle stand), or the City of Kamloops has a limited number of free bike trainers and spin bikes available. Registration includes assistance with set-up, a custom yoga mat, swag bag, aid stations with snacks and a ticket to the social and buffet dinner after the event. The event will also feature free entertainment, roller racing, plus much more.
Registration fees for the 2014 event are $25 for youth (ages 13 - 18) and $50 for adults. Proceeds go to the MS Society. Register at www.kamloopsgranfondo.ca.
The Family Festival is free to attend, with activities going on all day. There will be a Pacific Sport KidZone with supervised activities such as XploreSportz, wheelchair basketball with the Kamloops Adaptive Sports Association, face painting, an art station with 4Cats Arts Studio, RiverCity Gymnastics Obstacle Course and Princess Party characters, yoga for kids with the Yoga Loft, photo booth and tots parade. There is also a free family swim at the Canada Games Pool from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Visit the Indoor GranFondo Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KamloopsIndoorGranFondo. Still not sure what the Indoor GranFondo is all about? See our promotional video at www.youtube.com/TournamentCapital. There will also be an event preview and registration drive taking place at the Save-On Foods in Sahali this Saturday, January 25, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
There will also be various workshops regarding cycling and sports throughout the day. Stay tuned to the Facebook page for more information.
For online fundraising questions contact Katrina Wisla at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the MS Society of Canada, Kamloops and Area Chapter office at 250-314-0773. For all event related inquiries please contact Alex de Chantal at Adechantal@kamloops.ca or call 250-828-3828.