EVENT SCHEDULE & DETAILS

Hey Riders, Crew and Visitors!
There is a potential thunderstorm in the forecast - so be prepared! Remember, we ride Rain or Shine!
If you do get caught in a thunderstorm, take cover and be safe until conditions change.

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

Official Host Hotel:

Novotel
1180 rue de la Montagne
Montreal, Qc, H3G 1Z1
Web: Click here

Rates starting at $159 for participants. Use code CIRG

For a list of additional hotels, click here.


Shuttle Info

Friday Shuttles - July 8, 2016

3:00 pm: A shuttle bus will depart from the Campus Notre Dame de Foy (Finish Line) to Montreal. Overnight parking is permitted for the entire weekend. Please park in the designated areas.

5:00 pm A shuttle bus will depart from l’École Chavigny (Camp) to Montreal. Overnight parking is permitted for the entire weekend. Please park in the designated areas.

* Please note that the shuttles will take you directly to the Host Hotel (Novotel 1180 rue de la Montagne).

** Your bike will be taken directly to the Start Line in Repentigny and placed in our secure overnight bike parking area

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST RESERVE YOUR PLACE DURING YOUR ONLINE CHECK IN.


Saturday Shuttles - July 9, 2016

Departure time: 6:00 a.m. from the Host Hotel (Novotel) and will take you directly to Opening Ceremonies in Repentigny.

Please note: Parking is extremely limited at the start line, we therefore strongly encourage you carpool, arrange a drop off or take our shuttle from the Novotel.


Sunday Shuttles - July 10, 2016

A luxury coach for you and separate truck for your bike will depart from the Finish Line and take you back to Repentigny (777 Iberville, Repentigny, Qc, J5Y 1A2).

Shuttles will repeatedly run throughout the day beginning at 1:00pm and depart when full.

The only shuttle going to Montreal (destination: the Novotel) will be departing at 4:00pm.

The only shuttle going to Trois-Rivières (destination: École Chavigny) will be departing at 4:30pm. This shuttle will stop in Trois-Rivières and continue on to Repentigny.

The last shuttle to Repentigny will be at 5:00pm.

Please reserve your space!

Sunday shuttle breakdown:

1:00pm first shuttle departure shuttles will run continuously as they fill up
4:00pm departure to the Novotel in Montreal
4:30pm departure to Trois-Rivières with end destination in Repentigny
5:00pm last departure to Repentigny


Route Information

Please click here for the Day 1 route map!


Please click here for the Day 2 route map!



Friday Evening Check in

Novotel Montreal Centre

When: Friday, July 8 2016

Where:

Novotel Montreal Centre
Alsace Room
1180 rue de la Montagne
Montreal, Qc, H3G 1Z1

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

If you have completed your Online Check-In between June 20 and July 6, make sure to pick up your packet, including your jersey, bike plate, and all important documents on Friday, July 8 at the Novotel Hotel in the Alsace room. This will avoid the long lines on Saturday morning! You’ll just show up and ride.

Saturday Opening Ceremony

Shuttles Departure Time: 6:00am

Novotel
1180 rue de la Montagne
Montreal, Qc, H3G 1Z1

Please RSVP to secure your spot!

Further information will be provided as the event date approaches.

Location:

École Jean-Baptiste Meilleur
Address: 777 Iberville
Repentigny, Quebec, J5Y 1A2


Breakfast: 6:30am

Late Check-In: 6:30am - 7:30am -- Onsite check-in begins for those who have not checked in online. If you have not received your packet in the mail, please make sure to pick it up on Saturday morning. If planning to check in onsite, please arrive early to avoid missing Opening Ceremonies.

Deadline for Participant Arrival: 7:30am

Opening Ceremony: 8:00am


Gear Drop Off: Gear trucks will be available on site to transport your luggage from Opening Ceremonies to Camp.


Parking Info: Complimentary daily and overnight parking for participants is available at l’école Jean-Baptiste Meilleur. Please make every effort to carpool, or arrange for a drop off.

Click here for a parking map.


Camp Information

Camp:

École Secondaire Chavigny
365 rue Chavigny
Trois Rivieres, Quebec, G9B 1A7

Parking info: LIMITED parking on site.

Click here to view a map.



Finish Line

Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy
5000 rue Clement Lockquell
St. Augustin de Desmaures, Quebec, G3A 1B3

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Parking: Limited parking is available at the Campus Notre-Dame de Foy



Bike Drop-Off

Friday, July 8

Secured overnight Bike Parking will be available at l’École Jean-Baptiste Meilleur on Friday night. Riders are encouraged to drop off their bicycles and their gear between 2:00pm and 7:00pm.

École Jean-Baptiste Meilleur
777 Iberville, Repentigny, Quebec, J5Y 1A2
GPS coordinates: N45° 45.7234', W073° 25.9361'


Click here for map and directions



Safety & Rules

*** For your safety, please stay alert at all times! ***

  • Please note that the roads are not closed to traffic. Please stop at all Red or Amber Stop Lights and Stop Signs and proceed through the intersection when it is safe to do so. If an intersection is manned by a Police Officer, they are the only one with the authority to wave you through a Red Light or Stop Sign
  • Please remember to Ride SINGLE FILE at ALL TIMES
  • After Opening Ceremonies, thousands of Riders will embark on this epic 2-day ride - please get out on the route safely. Always ride predictably and in control. Ride in a straight line, and consciously try to avoid excessive weaving back and forth.
  • Cooperate with Ride Officials at all times.
  • Be patient
  • Sweep Assistance: If you are injured or unable to ride, use a “thumbs down” signal to stop a passing sweep vehicle. These vehicles are reserved for injured Riders and those unable to complete the day’s ride; they are not to be utilized as a taxi service. They will not go directly to Camp during the day. Sweep vehicles will take you to the next Pit Stop, where buses will take you to Camp. Only injured Riders will receive prompt medical attention and transport. If you are picked up early in the day, it may be hours before you are delivered to Camp. As it nears route closure time, sweep vehicles will pick up Riders who are still on the road.
  • Medical Emergencies: With any emergency, dial 911, if possible. Then, immediately report any medical emergencies to Ride Staff or Crew at Pit Stops, on sweep vehicles, at Camp, or in the Concierge Tent, whichever is most accessible. If you’re on the route, after you call 911, contact the official Ride (800) number imprinted on your Rider wristband to alert the Ride dispatch. Sweep vehicles rove the route on the lookout for accidents. Again, use a “thumbs down” signal if you need help. Staff are equipped with a 2-way radio and a mobile phone. They will have comprehensive information on local hospitals, emergency facilities, police, fire, and other important emergency information. Doctors, emergency medical personnel and an ambulance will be available.
  • Bike mechanics: During The Ride, while bike mechanics generously donate their time and labour, you are still responsible to pay for all parts used to repair your bike so be sure to have some cash with you on the event.

We encourage experienced Riders to join our Rider Safety Team click below for more information.

Rider Safety Team

What to Pack

Don't know what to pack for The Ride? Download our suggested list of equipment, clothing and first-aid items you may want to bring.

What to Pack:

General Crew Info

Here’s to the Crew!!! Crew are 2 day dedicated volunteers who help bring The Ride to Conquer Cancer to fruition! The Ride thanks you in advance for your dedication and support of this amazing event and we cannot wait to see you on the best weekend of the year!! Please find all details pertaining to the Crew only below.

We are still looking for crew for a number of roles! If you have any friends or family interested in getting involved please get them to contact Crew Coach, Joanna Bernucci at jbernucci@conquercancer.ca or 1-866-996-83562.

Event Venue Locations And Parking

Start Line: École Jean-Baptiste Meilleur
777 Iberville, Repentigny, Quebec, J5Y 1A2

Crew Upload: Complexe Gilles-Tremblay
223 Rue Jacques Plante
Repentigny, QC J5Y 0B4

Host Hotel

Novotel Montreal Centre
1180 rue de la Montagne
Montreal, Qc, H3G 1Z1

All Crew And Team Captains Meeting Information

The All Crew Meeting is your opportunity to receive important event weekend information, meet your Team Captain, fellow Crew Members if you haven’t already, get excited for the weekend and get your Crew Kit. Your Crew Kit will include your t-shirt along with your wristband that gives you access to meals, and two free drinks!!

**We strongly encourage Crew Members to attend the All Crew Meeting; however if you cannot attend please notify your Crew Coach so they can provide important documents and information for event weekend**

All Crew Meeting: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:00pm

Team Captains Meeting: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: Le Nouvel Hôtel, 1740 Boulevard René-Levesque, Montréal, QC H3H 1R3

Parking Details: Street parking available, Paid parking lot available at the hotel

Important Event Weekend Dates and Times

Saturday, July 9, 2016

5:00am
Gear drop-off and continental breakfast served in the Upload Lot and Event Main Site
6:00am
Buses start to load depending on your scheduled bus time - Click here to see the Bus Schedule (Coming Soon).
6:15pm
Crew Appreciation Saturday evening at Camp! Check in with your Captains for more details.

***For those taking the event shuttle busses to your event locations please remember to pick up your lunch before boarding the bus! The lunch truck will be located at the busses in the Upload Lot. If you do not pick up your lunch, you will not eat! If you are on the Motor Safety Team, Sweep Team or Lunch Team you will pick up your lunches at the route lunch location on each day of the event.


Sunday, July 10, 2016

5:00am
Wake up and have breakfast.

5:00am
Buses start to load depending on your scheduled bus time - Click here to see the Bus Schedule (Coming Soon).
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Free shuttle from Quebec City to Repentigny leaving from Quebec Finish Line, if required.

Safety

*** For your safety, please stay alert at all times! ***

  • Medical Emergencies: With any emergency, dial 911. Then, immediately report any medical emergencies to Dispatch - or Ride Staff or Crew at Pit Stops, on sweep vehicles, at Camp, or in the Concierge Tent, whichever is most accessible. If you’re on the route, after you call 911, contact the official Ride (800) number imprinted on your Rider wristband to alert the Ride dispatch. Sweep vehicles rove the route on the lookout for accidents. Again, use a “thumbs down” signal if you need help. Staff is equipped with a 2-way radio and a mobile phone. They will have comprehensive information on local hospitals, emergency facilities, police, fire, and other important emergency information. Doctors, emergency medical personnel and an ambulance will be available.
  • Sweep Assistance: If you see a rider that is injured or unable to ride, they will make a “thumbs down” signal to stop a passing sweep vehicle. These vehicles are reserved for injured Riders and those unable to complete the day’s ride; they are not to be utilized as a taxi service. They will not go directly to Camp during the day. Sweep vehicles will take Riders to the next Pit Stop on route, where buses will take them to Camp. Only injured Riders will receive prompt medical attention and transport. If a Rider is picked up early in the day, it may be hours before they are delivered to Camp by bus due to availability. As it nears the route closure time, sweep vehicles will pick up Riders who are still on the road.
  • Practice safety to yourself and others on your team. Stay hydrated, make sure to eat throughout the day and protect yourself from the weather. Ensure to wear a hat if sunny and wear layers if it’s cold. Bring Rain Gear for the event weekend. The weather can shift quickly so please have a bag with you at all times with gear in it that you may require throughout the entire day to remain safe and comfortable. These events run rain or shine so you want to be prepared.
  • If you see any unsafe behavior from fellow Crew Members or Riders, please do not hesitate to remind everyone to be safe and take care of one another. If you require assistance from your Team Captain or Staff member, please do not hesitate contact them. Safety is our first priority!
  • If you are driving a crew vehicle, please stay focused on the Road at all times. No headphones and only hands free phone systems must be used while driving.
  • All Crew must follow the rules of the roads, as the Ride does not receive any special privileges from local authorities.
  • In a situation of poor weather or emergency please remain calm and follow the direction from staff or local authorities. It is our job to remain calm and ensure the Riders remain safe at all times.
  • Remain in contact with Dispatch and answer their calls throughout the entire day. The Dispatch team needs to know you and your team is safe and has everything you need.
  • Smile and remember to have fun!

What To Pack

Don't know what to pack for The Ride? Download our suggested list of equipment, clothing and first-aid items you may want to bring.

What to Pack:



Additional Information

Crew and Volunteers Positions are still available. Please contact Joanna Bernucci for more details jbernucci@conquercancer.ca