2013 SUDBURY SHARE THE ROAD RIDE
with Sudbury's Cross Country Skiing Olympian & World Champion DEVON KERSHAW
Thursday, August 8th, 2013
100 Ramsey Lake Rd.
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Join 2010 Olympian and Sudbury native Devon Kershaw for a community ride to raise awareness for bicycle safety, healthy lifestyles and the importance of road safety for all user groups in the City of Greater Sudbury.
Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome on this 15km group ride with a 5 km optional loop.
5:45pm Welcome Address
6:00pm Safety Stretch
6:15pm Ride Roll-out
The Share the Road Sudbury ride will include:
- Pre-ride addresses by two-time Olympian and Share The Road Athlete Ambassador Devon Kershaw as well as Share The Road CEO and Founder Eleanor McMahon
- Appearances by local VIP's and dignitaries
- Your 15km group ride - with police escort
- Chance to win other "goodies" courtesy of Share The Road sponsors and supporters
- Bike safety check courtesy of The Outside Store
Each Rider must bring a signed waiver to the Ride – no exceptions. Please print the waiver, sign, and hand in onsite. Find the waiver and more information here: http://www.sharetheroad.ca/sudbury-share-the-road-ride-p154475
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New section of the Trans Canada Trail
Kelly Lake Rd to Martindale Rd
Saturday June 1, 2013 - 10 a.m.
Location: Kelly Lake Rd at Junction Creek
Click here to see an advertisement for the event.
RRA officially opened a new Trans Canada Trail (TCT) section in Greater Sudbury on October 12, 2012. This new 1km wheelchair accessible trail connects residents and two schools via the end of Rideau Road to Edward Ave in Coniston. Read more...
Rainbow Routes Association officially re-opened the Lily Creek Boardwalk at a press conference held on Wednesday, Sept 12th at 2:30pm at the new boardwalk access to the Lily Creek wetlands adjacent to the James Jerome Playing Fields. This floating boardwalk provides the community access into the wetlands of Lily and Nephawin Creeks. Read more...
During the spring and summer of 2012, Rainbow Routes Association conducted Bike Safety Rodeos, lessons and demonstrations for over 300 new and experienced cyclists.
Rainbow Routes Association’s first and second Bike Exchange events took place in the spring of 2011. Children were encouraged to trade in their bicycle for a gently used one of the right size. RRA collected and distributed approximately 120 children’s bicycles and over 100 new helmets through their Bike Exchange Project
Rainbow Routes Association officially opened the Ramsey Lake Path at a press conference held on Saturday, June 11th at 10:00 a.m. on the path adjacent to the Sudbury Regional Hospital. This non-motorized 2 km paved route, which is part of the Trans Canada Trail, winds its way east to Laurentian University. It offers a safe route along Ramsey Lake Road for cyclists and walkers as well as individuals in wheelchairs. Read more...
Rainbow ROUTES has been awarded $50,000.00 towards the purchasing of guide rails for the Ramsey Lake Path from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The formal announcement was made on December 3rd at the Multicultural and Folk Arts Centre, where the President of Rainbow Routes, Judy Courtemanche was congratulated by Greater Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci.
On November 18th, Deb and Marisa attended the 2010 Healthy Community Recognition Awards where they received recognition for the work that Rainbow ROUTES Association has contributed to the development of a healthy community in Greater Sudbury through their work on the Sustainable Mobility Plan. Below is Deb receiving the award on behalf of Rainbow Routes from Councilor Janet Gasparini.
On September 30th, 2010 at 11:00am Rainbow ROUTES held the Official Opening of the Copper Cliff Trail on the path.
Angie Robson attended and spoke on behalf of Vale, who were a significant contributor to the development of the path.The impetus to develop this path originated when then Inco employee Colin Flett contacted Rainbow ROUTES after one of his work colleagues was killed in 2004 while cycling to work on MR 55.
To read the official press release in more detail please click here.
On Monday, September 13, 2010 at 10:00am Rainbow Routes held a press conference at Tom Davies Square to officially launch our new website and updated Trail Map. The event was well attended by both the media and members of the public and was a great success!
Click here for the press release.