Uganda for the Roses is a one-day event giving you a choice to ride, run or walk. The event offers a 15 (mountain) bike ride (not a race), a 5 and 10km run and a family-friendly 5 km walk. Whether you choose to ride, run or walk your participation will support girls and women in Uganda to beat cancer. Activities include a free t-shirt and Finish Line Celebration at Jinja Club.
The 15 km cycling route offers a chance to have a guided ride through the historical city of Jinja, its informal settlements and fish landing site. The ride begins and ends at Jinja Golf Club. Participants must be 12 or older.
The 5km walk (or march) is an easy walk through the historical town of Jinja. Children to 12 may participate with no minimum fundraising requirement, and a reduced registration fee of UGX 25,000, while under the supervision of a registered adult; youth T-shirt and medal will be provided. There is no charge for children under 3.
Uganda for the Roses gives a special warm welcome to our fundraisers, which we call #canceraser, who will figuratively go the extra mile for us. Whether you ride, run or walk you can become our fundraiser. 100% OF PARTICIPANT-RAISED FUNDS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO RAYS OF HOPE HOSPICE JINJA & CYCLING OUT OF POVERTY UGANDA FOUNDATION. As a fundraisers/#canceraser, you will be awarded with some bonus extra’s:
BRONZE FUNDRAISERS: UGX 100,000
– Free pasta and barbeque lunch
SILVER FUNDRAISERS: UGX 250,000
– Free pasta and barbeque lunch and ???
GOLD FUNDRAISERS: UGX 500,000
– Free pasta and barbeque lunch, goody bag and free bicycle tour by Bikeventures.
OVERALL TOP FUNDRAISER (AS OF EVENT DAY) wins a special prize!
2nd Saturday of October, Jinja Golf Club
– There is a ‘can’ in cancer, because we can beat it! –
#BeatCancer #Canceraser #UgandafortheRoses #wecanbeatit
Supporting Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja (RHHJ) to support their awareness campaign about cervical cancer, the screening and the vaccination and to collect data. And supporting Cycling out of Poverty Foundation (CooP-Uganda) to continue improve palliative care service to patients and families with advanced cancer and HIV/AIDS by equipping community health volunteers with bicycles and smart phones.
For online signup follow this link:https://www.ugandafortheroses.org/