Tour de Bund charity ride
The Tour de Bund is an annual bicycle race held in the heart of Shanghai. The first Tour de Bund was held in Protected content , which lasted for approximately three hours and covered 30 kilometres of road around the Bund in Shanghai. The goal of the competition is to attract individuals and teams of riders from cycle clubs or companies, both domestic and foreign, to come together and raise funds for the cause of healthy living and promote carbon-free travel.
All funds raised will be used for the Raleigh China. In the past three years, the event had over Protected content participants and more than Protected content media partners, who had risen over RMB 120,000. The value of the media exposure for the Tour de Bund and its partners exceeded RMB 5,600,000. Starting from Protected content , Shanghai Daily started to be involved with this event since it entered into a strategic partnership with Raleigh China and The Peninsula Shanghai.
This year's Tour de Bund will be held on 20 September, and the event will be taken up to another level. The aim is to create diversity by gathering foreign and domestic participants, with the target set at the total number of cyclists increasing to 14% compared to last year, and the total money raised exceeding last year as well.
The Tour de Bund is divided up into two different levels — The leisure riders are recommended to ride 30 km while professional riders can challenge themselves with 50 km.
Starting Point: Nanpu Bridge (Near: Shanghai Dongjiang Sports Club)
起点: 浦东世博大道南浦大桥 (近 上海东江体育俱乐部)
Finishing Point: The Peninsula Shanghai
7:30 am – Gather at the starting point (Nanpu Bridge on Shi Bo Avenue)
8:00 am – Start of race
11:00 am – Arrival at finishing point (Location: No. 32 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road, The Peninsula Shanghai)
11:00 am to 12:00 noon – Lunch (@ the Palace Suite Terrace, Room Protected content Peninsula Shanghai
12:00 noon – Awarding ceremony and lucky draw
Note: there is a RMB ¥555 registration fee per rider. If we could get 10 or more riders, then the registration fee is RMB ¥500 per rider. Registration fee include the following:
a) an official bicycle jersey,
b) an official water bottle,
c) after-race lunch party at The Peninsula Shanghai, PLUS
d) a chance to win a lucky draw prize
For more Tour information & details, please visit: Protected content
SO, let's put on our cycling shorts & helmets on, burn some rubber, and go ride like the wind (or maybe thru the wind) and have some serious fun, all for a good cause.
Let me know if you have questions. Thanx in advance for your help.