New family activity added to the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau2017
Gatineau, February 15, 2017 – The Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau today announced the programming of its 8th edition, including a new event, the Navy Bike Ride, a family cycling event presented in partnership with the Royal Canadian Navy. The Navy Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, May 20. Participants can choose either a 10K […]
Ride along with us in the first annual Navy Bike Ride!2017
It will be a ride to remember! Come join members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and their families in the first annual Navy Bike Ride, to be held May 20, 2017 in the National Capital Region (NCR). This fun family event is open to cyclists of all skill levels and all ages, with both […]
FAMILY CYCLING EVENT ON THE STREETS OF OTTAWA – GATINEAU
NOT TOO LONG, NOT TOO SHORT
30 KM OR 10 KM
This fun family event is open to cyclists of all skill levels and all ages, including beginners, with both a 10 km route and a 30 km route to choose from. It’s a non-competitive ride that will take cyclists through Gatineau and downtown Ottawa, right by Parliament Hill, with the 30 km route offering up the additional beauty of Gatineau Park. Bike trailers, child seats and trailer cycles are welcome so even the littlest members of the family can join in.
Serving Canadian Armed Forces members looking for a greater challenge can compete in the Admiral’s Cup, the military category for the GPCG Medio Fondo, a 69.3km timed race taking place on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Awards and prizes will be given out to the top three male and top three female competitors.
* Military ID will be verified on-site.
MEET YOUR NAVY
ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is Canada’s naval force, a rapidly deployable and highly flexible team that provides the Government of Canada with maritime defence and security options. The RCN is always ready to respond when called upon by the Government – at home and abroad – to missions ranging from humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, to the monitoring of seaborne activity, deterrence, anti-terrorism, and full combat operations. The RCN’s nearly 12,000 full and part-time military members and 3,500 civilians are stationed across Canada and deployed around the world.