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Established in 2008, the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride For Dad has raised over $2.8M for the fight against prostate cancer. Proceeds stay in Manitoba and are invested in ground-breaking prostate cancer research and life-saving public awareness campaigns of the disease and the importance of early detection.

 

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news release
May 28, 2022

 

14TH ANNUAL MANITOBA MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR DAD RAISES NEARLY $300,000 IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER

WINNIPEG, MB:  Today, the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) celebrated its 14TH Ride and attracted over 1,000 registered riders. The record of 1,547 riders set in 2019 is safe for another year. Funds raised from today’s Ride will total close to $300,000 bringing the 14-year fundraising total to over $3.1 million dollars. Proceeds stay in Manitoba for prostate cancer research and education.

 

“We are so very grateful to all our riders, pledge donors, sponsors, media partners and volunteers,” said MRFD co-chair, Moe Sabourin. “Our event is unique as 100 percent of pledge donations are used in the fight against prostate cancer with all expenses being underwritten by corporate sponsors led by presenting sponsor, PlayNow.com.”

 

Starting from the Polo Park Shopping Centre parking lot next to Earls, motorcycle riders rode west in a police escorted parade down Portage Avenue to Assiniboia Downs, then north to Selkirk, Gimli and back. The day-long event culminates with a wind-up celebration at Cowboys, Canad Inns Windsor Park.

Guest speakers for the official start were Ralph Eichler, MLA for Lakeside; Kevin Klein, Counsellor, Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood; Scot Halley, Deputy Chief, Winnipeg Police Service; Tom Bilous, President, United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg; Evan Murray, Patrol Sergeant, Winnipeg Police Service; MRFD co-chairs, Moe Sabourin and Kirk Van Alstyne; and MRFD spokesperson, Ed Johner.

Top fundraisers for 2022 are:

1 – Tony Kusiak   $10,382

2 – Gary Brenard $8,650

3 – Bill Brokke $8,467

4 – Mo Sabourin $6,787

5 -Laurie Erkin $6,471

6 – Gerald Kiyan $6,280

The Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad is led by the Winnipeg Police Association with the volunteer organizing committee made up of Winnipeg police officers, community and business leaders, and dedicated citizens.

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 Presenting Sponsor:
Playnow.com

Manitoba Ride for Dad Group Ride

Motorcycle
May
28
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Registration: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Kickstand up: 10 a.m. Sharp
Starting location: Earls Kitchen & Bar 1455 Portage Avenue, Polo Park
$40 before Ride Day, $50 on Ride Day or FREE with $100.00 collected in pledges.
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Pre-Registration

PRE-REGISTRATION: THURSDAY MAY 26 & FRIDAY MAY 27 FROM 4PM TO 8PM – EARLS POLO PARK

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Presenting Sponsor

Playnow.com

Media Sponsors

Virgin Radio 103.1CKJS AM 810Energy 106Hot 100.5WinnipegSun.com92.1 CITI680 CJOBCBC ListenChrisD.caCity93.7 CJNUCTVGlobal WinnipegGolden WestKiss 102.3Manitoba Community Newspapers AssociationNCI Spirit of ManitobaNow Country 104.7Out FrontPeggy 99.1Power 97QX 104Shaw

Gold Sponsors

Enns BrothersHeadingley Sport ShopManitoba Blue CrossSouth Beach Casino & ResortTrans Canada BrewingWindsor PlywoodWinnipeg Police AssociationWinnipeg Police Service

Silver Sponsors

Canada InnsDanny's Barbeque & SmokehouseLakeview Gimli ResortMarion HotelMcPhillips ToyotaPlezia Insurance BrokersRBCTavern UnitedWinnipeg Police Credit UnionUnited Fire Fighters of Winnipeg Local 867Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service

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