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Sunday July 19th, 2015

The 9th annual Ride for Hope is a community of caring individuals and organizations who put awareness into action supporting Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

Ride for a Reason.

You can cycle the London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo (50 km) and support children and families in need in the province.

This year the 50km event features a London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo that will raise much needed funds for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Canuck Place is BC’s provincial pediatric palliative care provider for newborns, children and teens living with life-threatening illness and the families who love them. Canuck Place relies on the support of organizations like London Drugs and their employees, and the incredible giving community.


  • To be a London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo participant you must raise a minimum of $250. No exceptions. If fundraising goal is not reached 72 hours prior to event start you will be charged the full registration amount.
  • Canuck Place will support you with fundraising and training tips.

What you get:

  • London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo first 75 participants receive a custom ride jersey.
  • London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo participants pay a reduced entry fee of $75
  • An incredible opportunity to give back while doing something you enjoy.

“Canuck Place provided my child with incredible medical care and supported our family through a very challenging time. I honestly don’t know where I would be without Canuck Place. Day to day the best thing you can do is to savour the moment you are in. Thanks for supporting my family and others who are in the care of Canuck Place. ” Canuck Place parent

Next steps:

You must start your fundraising page before you can sign up as a participant for the London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo

Step 1: Click here to start your fundraising page –

Step 2: After you have started your fundraising page with Canuck Place Children’s Hospice they will contact you with a unique code

Step 3: Use the unique code to register as a participant for the London Drugs Ride for Hope Presto Fondo.

Having problems? We are here to help! Please feel free to contact:

A mass-start at 7AM sharp!

This 50km route is a great introduction to participating in a mass cycling event. Cyclists depart Fort Langley and head south along Langley’s country roads. The course is predominantly flat with just enough hills to challenge you through the scenic route of Langley. Support vehicles guide you along the way to make your ride safe and enjoyable. The PrestoFondo is designed to inspire and challenge novice cyclists of all ages.

Route details

Package Pick Up Details – This will be updated closer to event.

Included with each registration is:

  • A timing chip and bike plate
  • A Prospera musette bag full of sponsor gifts
  • A Micro Fibre Towel from EcoTex
  • Unparalleled on route mechanical from VeloFix and Fort Langley Cyclery
  • Medical support
  • Food, drink, and support at five aid stations
  • Shared lanes, select closed roads, rights of way and a entirely traffic managed route
  • You’re first Red Racer is on us…you earned it!
  • Complimentary post-ride meal – TBA

Since the Ride for Hope’s inception in 2007, over $575,482 has been raised for BC’s newborns, children, teens with life-threatening illnesses and their families who require programs operated by Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. These funds are in invested in pain and symptom management, respite and family support, counseling, art, education, music and recreation therapy and end-of-life care. To learn more about how you can support the incredible services delivered by Canuck Place Children’s Hospice please visit

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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to enter the ride for hope?
The 2015 Ride for Hope will cost $75 per rider to enter.
What charity benefits from Ride for Hope?
The proceeds generated from the Ride for Hope support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.
Canuck Place opened its doors in 1995 as the first free standing children’s hospice in North America. Today it is recognized globally as a leader in pediatric palliative care sharing knowledge, expertise and research regionally, nationally and internationally to assist in the further development of best practices in this field.
Canuck Place offers a comprehensive continuum of care to over 350 children and teens with life-threatening illnesses and their families throughout British Columbia.
The program is unique offering world-class health care within a home-like environment. With comfortable surroundings, personalized programs, caring professional staff and dedicated volunteers, it is a place for children and families to come in their time of need.
For more information, please visit
Where is this years Ride for Hope?
This years ride is part of the Prospera Valley GranFondo and will be held in Fort Langley, British Columbia on Sunday July 19th, 2015. Hope we’ll see ya at the ride!


We’ve been involved for 5 years now and we’re proud to announce our sponsorship of the 2015 Ride for Hope in Fort Langley. Clint Mahlman

Chief Operating Officer, London Drugs Limited

Together we’ve raised over $575,000 for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice Mark Greenhalgh

Co Founder, Ride For Hope Canada

One of the most scenic rides I’ve ever done! Really looking forward to this years course! Stu McLeod

Chef/Owner, Ritz Catering


Sunday July 19th, 2015