2019 Bike to School Week | 2019 Bike to Work Week

Kamloops

The Spring 2019 Bike to Work and School Week is from May 27th to June 2nd!

Our mission at Kamloops Bike to Work and School Week (BTWSW) is to encourage and promote the use of bicycles as everyday transportation. Whether it’s biking to work, school or the store: cycling is good for your health, your wallet and your environment!

OUR 2019 CELEBRATION STATIONS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED. Click here for more details or see our interactive map. Please note that only Bike to Work Celebration Stations (in blue) on the map have coffee, golden tickets, passports and stamps. 

New to biking in Kamloops? Want to update your route? Check out the City of Kamloops interactive Bike Map

Register NOW for your chance to WIN one of many great prizes including a Grand Prize Trip for 2 Cycling in Italy's Prosecco Hills sponsored by Exodus Travels.


How to Register: 

If you registered last year, all you have to do is Login and you are registered for this year's event. Note: if you forgot your password, click on Request New Password and enter your email address.

If you've never registered before, click on Register and take a few minutes to sign-up FREE!

About the Grand Prize Trip:

Spend a magical 8 days cycling through the dazzling landscapes of Italy's Prosecco region. You will be pedalling on peaceful back country roads and through breathtaking vine-covered hills, extending as far as the eye can see and exploring several fascinating historic towns along the way, including elegant Treviso, Bassano and mediaeval Asolo. At the end of each day your efforts will be rewarded by tasting the best of local gastronomy, obviously along with a crisp glass of delicious Prosecco!

     

This grand prize trip package includes economy class round trip flights, hotel accommodations, a local leader, planned routes and itineraries with support vehicles to follow. Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older. Contest terms can be found here.

How to Qualify:

  1. Register for the 2019 Spring Bike to Work and School Week.
  2. You must log kilometers for at least one trip that you choose to ride your bike instead of drive a motor vehicle between May 27th and June 2nd (for example, if you choose to ride a bike instead of drive a motor vehicle to work, school, the gym, run errands, meet a friend for coffee, etc.).  
  3. Enter the Exodus Contest here. Note: if you enter the contest/prize draw, you will only qualify if you have logged a trip between May 27th and June 2nd. Contest closes June 7th, 2019.
  4. Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older.

CLICK HERE to read more details about this trip.

Calling All Bike to Work Team Leaders! Enter to Win 1 of 5 - $100 Visa Gift Cards!
Recruit first-time participants to your team and all first-time participants will be entered in a draw to win 1 of 5 - $100 Visa Gift Cards! First-time participants are marked as such when they register, or when you add them to your team. 5 First-time participants are drawn and win a $100 Visa Gift Card, AND each of their team leaders will automatically win a $100 Visa Gift Card.

Calling All Local Businesses! We are looking for locals to set up celebration stations here in Kamloops! Celebration stations are tents along popular biking routes with snacks, drinks and prizes. It is a great way to be a part of the local community and bring people together. Please email us at: kamloopsbtww@gmail.com if you would like to be a part of the Kamloops Bike to Work and School Week. If you're outside the regular biking routes (or at the top of a hill!) we are also looking for sponsorships to make this event possible, including draw prizes for riders. Please email us for more info on our sponsorship packages. 

BIKE TO SCHOOL 

Calling All Parents and Teachers of District 73! Become a champion for your school. See the details here on how to register a team. Visit our local Bike to School page for FAQ's.

Want to do more? Why not host a celebration station to cheer on students that ride to school! Celebration stations are event tents with snacks, drinks and prizes for riders. Contact us for more info!

Calling ALL Students: Enter our Bike Reels Student Video Contest 
Submit a Short Video about Biking to and from School! The Grand Prize is a $250 Visa Gift Card and there are 3 Runner Up Prizes of $100 Visa Gift Cards. Students/teams/classrooms must submit their video (YouTube or VIMEO link) through this form: https://goo.gl/forms/kmtmPdC9dWwhjVXm1  

 

April 30, 2019

We will be selling t-shirts at the following events. Stop by for a chat and get your 2019 GoByBike tees! 

Green Living Expo: Saturday, May 11th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kamloops Farmer's Market: Saturday, May 4th, 18th and 25th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Featuring:
Women's tank in peacock blue. Available in XS - XL.
Men's t-shirt in charcoal grey. Available in XS - XL.

Activity Feed

MB
MJ Bruno biked 10.59 km for 2019 Bike to Work Week, June 18, 2019
MB
MJ Bruno biked 10.59 km for 2019 Bike to Work Week, June 18, 2019
VW
Valerie Wolf biked 0.30 km for 2019 Bike to Work Week, June 12, 2019
DC
David Cazares Garrido biked 4.70 km for 2019 Bike to Work Week, June 11, 2019
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Kate Mihalcheon biked 12.00 km for 2019 Bike to Work Week, June 11, 2019
eP
erica Peinado biked 3.00 km for 2019 Bike to Work Week, June 11, 2019

Facebook Feed

(select the event you wish to view the data for)
1,925
Riders
379 Teams
275
New Riders
69,962
Kilometers Biked
2,098,801
Calories Burned
15,165
Kilograms of GHG’s Saved
4,212 Total Trips by Bike

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