Event Details:: Bike ride around Oxford County Starting in Woodstock -> Ingersoll -> Thamesford -> Embro -> Innerkip -> back to Woodstock.
100km and 50km is a $60 registration fee.
14km is a $40 registration fee or $25 for youths (This is for families).
First Responders are there to help people…
But who is there to help THEM?
Medics for Mental Health is a bike ride around Oxford County with a 50km route and a 100km route, dedicated to raising awareness of the mental health importance among First Responders.
All riders of all levels of experience are encouraged to join.
There are rest stops with refreshments at approx. 20-25km. With a rest stop at 7km for the 14km route.
All money raised is going to F.A.C.E.S (Families and Children of Emergency Services) and Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation.
We are honored to have chosen Camp F.A.C.E.S as our 2020 Charity of Choice. Camp F.A.C.E.S has two retreat program for Families and Children of Emergency Services. One retreat is dedicated to families living with a serving or retired member who has been diagnosed with PTSD. The second retreat serves those who have lost a member of their family due to Line of Duty Death, or by suicide. These retreats help to provide families the opportunity to be with others experiencing similar situations. Through the power of peer support, trained personnel and mental health oversight, these families will have the opportunity to share, connect, grow and learn, all while building lifelong friendships.
Check attached poster for more details.