[YarraBUG-list] Cycling to help feed the homeless this Christmas

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Mon Dec 17 11:24:18 AEDT 2007

In the spirit of caring for others, instead of ourselves this festive
season, here's worthy event in Melbourne this weekend:


Cycling to help feed the homeless this Christmas


The Sacred Heart Mission Community Cycle is a ride from Frankston
Visitors Center (Melway's map 100 A9) to the Sacred Heart Mission in
Grey Street, St Kilda (Melway's map 58 A9), on Saturday the 22nd of
December, 2007.

Food Donations

The Sacred Heart Mission's prime activity is to supply food too, and
cook for the poor and homeless. To assist the Sacred Heart Mission with
this ever growing demand for their services, the Sacred Heart Mission
Community Cycle will be delivering food to the mission via the backpacks
that all riders will be carrying with them on the ride from Franskton.

Route description

The ride from Frankston to St Kilda is a regular route but many cyclists
and it will known for its long stretches with few traffic lights, it's
mostly flat elevation and its wonderful views over the bag.

    * Ride start: 8.30am, Saturday the 22nd of December 2007
    * Start location: Frankston Visitors Center
    * Route distance: 40.5km
    * Ride finish time: 11am
    * Ride pace: Approx 22kph average
    * Ride finish location: Sacred Heart Mission

View the route online here:


Dress ups

All riders are encouraged to dress with a christmas spirit. Leading the
ride will be Santa and his 9 reindeer's with the rest of the group
following. So wrap your bike in tinsel, or dress as an elf, snowman,
what ever. Lets make it a fun ride!


Yarra Bicycle Users Group
PO Box 253
Clifton Hill VIC 3068
Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North,
Clifton Hill, Cremorne, Collingwood, Fairfield,
Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill, Richmond

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