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TEAM FRIENDSHIP: BIKE MIAMI TO KEY WEST
 

Join Bike 4 Friendship: Miami to Key West on February 17-18, 2019 
for an exhilarating and meaningful experience of a lifetime.

 
Alongside tens of fellow Bike 4 Friendship cyclists, you will conquer mile
after mile of famous Keys tropical views. Friends and family will gather
at the finish line to celebrate your accomplishment with you.
 
Itinerary + Route

The route will be fully marked with SAG (Support and Gear) along the way. Pit stops stocked with energy drinks, energy snacks, ice cold water, and plenty of Friendship Circle energy will be open every 15-miles/1.5-2 hours of riding. One of the pit stops will consist of lunch which will remain open until all cyclists have passed through.

All current information is subject to change. A full schedule with exact times will be available closer to the event time.
Final maps and Garmin downloads will be available by November 30, 2019.

Support & More

Upon arrival, Team Friendship will have a check-in booth where cyclists will receive their Bike 4 Friendship jersey and will be able to check in your gear.  
 
Vehicles can be parked in Miami Beach parking lot 1 block away from the starting line for the duration of the trip. Transportation will be provided back from the Finish Line back to the Starting Line at the end of the trip. 
 
Bicycle mechanics will be present at both the starting line, to help with any last minute details, and along the route. They will be equipped to provide any help that is needed and cyclists will also be able to enter to enter the vehicle in specific situations.  



Police Escort

A police escort from the Florida Highway Patrol will accompany Bike 4 Friendship at designated spots along the route. 

Meals

Team Friendship will provide top-notch catered meals throughout the 2-day trip. The food will be Glatt Kosher, Cholov Yisroel. Menus are designed by our cycling coaches to ensure that they satisfy the nutritional requirements that Bike 4 Friendship entails. Fuel efficient snacks and protein bars will also be provided at pit stops throughout the route.
 


Travel

Majority of the traveling will be on the seats of the bicycles. The routes will be well marked and easy to follow.
Team Friendship will provide transportation from Key West to Miami in the morning following the end of the ride (Tuesday morning). 


Hotel

Bike 4 Friendship will provide accommodations Sunday night at TBD

On Monday night, accommodations will be provided at TBD where a celebratory BBQ will be held as well. 

Cyclists will share a room with another Bike 4 Friendship member. Team Friendship will do it’s best to honor
room requests, or cyclists can choose to cover the cost of the second half of the room and room alone.


All room requests and hotel accommodations must be submitted by February 1, 2019 so that Team Friendship will be able to best honor them. 


Schedule

 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2019
6:15 AM Team Friendship Registration,
Luggage Check-In & Breakfast Buffet
7:00 AM Morning Services
7:50 AM Welcome and Information Session
8:30 AM Breakfast Buffet & Registration Closed
8:40 AM Start Line Ceremony
9:00 AM Bike 4 Friendship Kickoff
9 AM-3 PM Cycle from Miami to Key Largo
3:00 PM Hotel Check in
3-6 PM Post Ride Recovery Meal
6:00 PM Afternoon and Evening Services
7:00 PM Dinner
9:00 PM Relaxation and Inspiration























 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2019
6:20 AM Morning Services
Breakfast Buffet Open
7:20 AM Day 2 Info Session
7:45 AM Bike 4 Friendship Kickoff Day 2
8 AM-2:45 PM Cycle from Key Largo to Key West
3:00 PM Bike 4 Friendship Finish Line & Celebration
3-6 PM Post Ride Recovery Meal Afternoon &
Evening Services
4:00 PM Hotel Check in
7:00 PM Celebration BBQ Dinner
 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019
6:30 AM Breakfast Buffet
7:00 AM Morning Services
8:15 AM Shuttle to Miami Beach and MIA Airport
2:00 PM Hotel Check Out
 
*Schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

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Fundraising Requirements

The minimum fundraising requirement is $4,500 and covers all expenses during the trip. Alumni have an exclusive fundraising minimum of $3,600. Cyclists are responsible for their transportation to the Miami area and shipping their bike, if necessary.

As a Premium Fundraiser, those who raise $10,000 and above, you will receive all the benefits of a standard fundraiser, plus: free of charge bike shipping & handling or rental, complimentary one-night hotel stay in Miami prior to event, private hotel room, free non-cycling attendance for 2 guests hotel included, and more exclusive benefits.

See our Fundraising Help Center for tips on easy fundraising.

More questions? Email info@friendshipcircle.com