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Bike Around the Bay 2014 sponsored by

October 18-19, 2014

Bike Around the Bay Registration Guidelines

Online Registration Has Ended.

You can register from 10/15 through 10/17 at any packet pick-up location or before the ride on Saturday, 10/18.

Late Registration: $65
October 1, 2014 - October 18, 2014 
(late registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt) 


Fundraising Requirement

Two Day Rider: $150 minimum

One Day Rider: $100 minimum 

* All cyclists are required to meet the $150 or $100 fundraising minimum prior to packet pick-up. The fundraising window will remain open until November 18, 2014 for fundraising prize and top fundraiser purposes only.

Offline Donations
To make a donation to a team by check, please print and fill out the offline pledge form and mail it with your check(s) to the Galveston Bay Foundation.

One Day Ride Option
Bike Around the Bay offers a one day ride option, which gives cyclists the option during registration to select if they would like to be transported back to the start at Royal Purple Raceway from Moody Gardens, either 6:30pm Saturday or 10:30am Sunday morning. The fee is $35/ticket and includes transportation for the cyclist, their bicycle and luggage. Reservations for the bus transportation should be prepurchased, as availibility will be limited at the time of pickup.

Virtual Ride

Non-cyclists (injured riders, BAB volunteers, GBF volunteers, etc.) can be a part of Bike Around the Bay even if they're unable to participate in ride weekend.

Registration: $25 ($18 is tax-deductible)
Fundraising: No fundraising minimum  


Please note:

* Registrations and donations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

* The minimum age for a rider riding his or her own bicycle is 12 years of age as of October 18, 2014.

* Each rider of a tandem bicycle should register separately.

* Complimentary dinner is provided for registered cyclists at Moody Gardens the evening of night one. Extra dinner tickets for friends and family can be purchased for $25/person during registration, online, and on-site during ride weekend.


Bike Around the Bay Fundraising

* After registration, you will have access to a personal fundraising page through your "Participant Center." You can use the "Participant Center" button on the right of the screen to reach the homepage, where you will enter your customized log-in information. We encourage you to bookmark this site for easy reference.

* All fundraising donations are tax-deductible. Online gifts can be made easily through your personal fundraising page. If your collect checks or your supporters prefer to mail checks directly, please ensure checks are made payable to the Galveston Bay Foundation and include "Bike Around the Bay" and your name in the "memo" field.

* Matching gifts from your employer and your supporters' employers count toward your fundraising goal! Because companies often distribute matching gift payments annually or quarterly, we'll add "unconfirmed" gifts to your fundraising page as soon as we receive matching gift paperwork. These gifts will be recognized for fundraising minimum requirements for packet pick-up. If you have questions about how to request or encourage matching gifts, please contact Cari at cdenby@galvbay.org.

* Offline gifts including checks and matching gifts will be added to your TeamRaiser page within one week of their receipt at the GBF office.

* GBF recognizes top fundraisers through a Fundraising Recognition Program which includes weekly drawings in August/September and overall fundraising awards offered to cyclists raising $250 or more. Follow us on Facebook or re-visit the Bike Around the Bay website to stay up-to-date on our 2014 Fundraising Recognition Program.










Campaign Progress
Bike Around the Bay Oct 18-19, 2014
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122 percent of goal achieved.
Goal: $275,000.00
Amount Raised: $334,242.62
Top Participants
  1 -  Russ Boullion ($12,010.00)
  2 -  Bob Stokes ($6,141.00)
  3 -  Matthew Hartzell ($3,725.00)
  4 -  Madeline Woods ($1,950.00)
  5 -  Michael McKenzie ($1,875.00)
  6 -  Jeff Myerson ($1,680.00)
  7 -  Bohdan Jankowski ($900.00)
  8 -  Peggy McElroy ($815.00)
  9 -  Gary Russell ($785.00)
  10 -  Billy Combs ($760.00)
Team Honor Roll
  1 -  Pearland Cycling Club ($24,600.00)
  2 -  Team Shell ($7,596.31)
  3 -  CenterPoint Energy ($4,494.00)
  4 -  Team713 ($4,140.00)
  5 -  ChambersWild ($2,405.00)
  6 -  Bayou City Outdoors ($2,200.00)
  7 -  Celanese ($2,165.00)
  8 -  Kuraray ($1,635.00)
  9 -  NWCC Pedal Pushers ($1,455.00)
  10 -  ERM ($1,400.00)
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