Brockville – The 2018 PWA’s Friends For Life Bike Rally made its annual stop in Downtown Brockville on Wednesday afternoon.
Two hundred and forty-three riders participated in this year’s 6-day, 600km bike ride from Toronto to Montreal, starting out from Toronto on July 29th with many stops along the way to Montreal.
Brockville was an afternoon rest stop before the cyclists stayed over-night in Johnstown. They also had a chance to check out the Brockville Railway tunnel while in the city.
This year, $1,695,354.00 dollars were raised for the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation (PWA).
Now in its 20th year, the Bike Rally has engaged over 3800 participant as cyclists and crew and has raised over $15 million dollars for the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation (PWA).
Originated as a 6-day, 600 km bike ride from Toronto to Montréal. In 2016, the Bike Rally introduced a 1-day, 110 km bike ride from Toronto to Port Hope.
The Bike Rally is the sustaining fundraiser for PWA supporting its ability to provide critical services and support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Toronto.