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Pedal 100 for Heart and Stroke – Early Bird Deadline June 30

release by the Heart and Stroke Foundation

June 30, 2009 – Dear Cycling Enthusiast! Please join us on Sunday, August 16th to raise critical funds for heart and stroke research by taking a ride through beautiful wine country in Niagara’s exclusive cycling event, the Pedal 100 for Heart&Stroke. The event will once again start & finish at the Henley Island Rowing Club (in St. Catharines) with routes of 30, 60, 100, 160, & 200 km’s . Routes will be supported and a wholesome meal will be provided after the ride.

REGISTER EARLY TO SAVE! The registration fee is $25/person before June 30 and $30 thereafter. Registration is easy:

Register Online Here.

By phone (905) 938-8800 or by email at sbelanger@hsf.on.ca

Each rider is encouraged to raise a minimum pledge of $50. You can collect pledges online at fitforheart.ca or in person by printing a pledge form from the website.

For every $100 raised, participants will earn a ballot into an exclusive draw to Win One Return Trip for 2 on WESTJET **Valid on any WestJet regular scheduled destination in Canada** (charters exempt from this offer)

Participants can also earn other great incentives prizes through Fit for Heart for their fundraising efforts!

The Heart and Stroke Foundation continues to be a leader in world-class scientific research, funding close to 450 researchers and teams in community hospitals and universities across the province. The research results achieved allow us to educate consumers & healthcare providers with the best up-to-date information on prevention, treatment & management of these debilitating diseases.

Today, we are working hard to create a different tomorrow for Ontarians. Your support will help facilitate the changes we need to protect our children’s future health by improving their access to healthy foods and active play.

Put your heart into it today and sign up for the Pedal 100 for Heart&Stroke. See you on August 16th at the start line!

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