The Pie Ride | Supporting the Mental Illness Fellowship SA | Aldinga | 26 Mar 2017

The Pie Ride 26 March 2017

Ride and enjoy pies to raise awareness and funds for Mental Illness Fellowship South Australia (MIFSA).

Join in on Sunday 26 March for a fun family day of cycling starting at Aldinga, enjoying Home Grain Bakery pies and cakes while raising awareness and funds for the Mental Illness Fellowship South Australia. There is a both a 7km Family Pie Ride and a 35km Pie Ride.

All funds raised will be directed to support the activities program undertaken at MISFA’s many sites throughout SA.

How can you get involved with the Pie Ride?

There is a both a 7km Family Pie Ride and a 35km Pie Ride. Make sure to register for either one and complete the Form 1 Liability Waiver which you can download from the registration forms (children under 18 don’t need to complete this) if you are wishing to take part.

MIFSA also encourages riders to raise $100 for the cause. You can create a fundraising account on everyday hero here if you are taking part. You can also donate to other riders here to help them reach their goal.

The Pie Ride | 35km | 8am start

This ride is recommended for adults and children ages 12+. 

Price: $25

The Pie Ride departs Home Grain Bakery Aldinga at 8am (7am Check-In) and makes its way to Home Grain Bakery McLaren Flat. All cyclists receive a sweet treat at halfway and a pie at the finish line. For adults and children 12 and over. Join in on Sunday 26 March cycling through the picturesque McLaren Vale wine region. This ride suits both novice and experienced cyclists.

Register for the 35km Pie Ride here

Route map:

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The Family Pie Ride | 7km | 9:30am start

This ride is more suited for families and younger children. All registered children must be accompanied by an adult who is riding also.

Price: $15 for ages over 12 | Children under 12 FREE

The Family Pie Ride (7km) departs Home Grain Bakery Aldinga at 9:30am (9am Check-In) and makes its way to Snapper Point Beach and back along safe bike paths. Cyclists receive a sweet treat at halfway and a pie at the finish line. This ride will suit younger children. All registered children must be accompanied by an adult who is riding also. Under 12 year olds are free

Register for the 7km Family Pie Ride here

Route map for the Family Pie Ride

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Note: Registrations cut off 25 March 2017

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MIFSA is a non-profit organisation, whose mission is to increase opportunities to achieve good mental health for the local community. The organisation annually works alongside around 5,000 South Australians from metropolitan Adelaide to Mount Gambier in the south, through to Mannum, the Eyre Peninsula and remote Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the north. Their staff and volunteers are based at key key sites around South Australia.

One in five Australians will at some point in their life identify with a mental illness. It could be your family or friends. It’s important to realise there are quality services and as a community we need to begin speaking more openly about mental health.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the MIFSA website here

What: The Pie Ride

When: Sunday 26 March 2017 | Check start times above

Where: Starting at Home Grain Bakery Aldinga | 13 Old Coach Road, Aldinga

Who: Cycling fans

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Images source: MIFSA website & Facebook page



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