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Fundraising Events at the Luce Initiative

The Luce Ride | May 26, 2024

The Luce Ride is raising funds to help high-impact mental health programs provide support services to youth, young adults, and families in immediate need.


BMO, Luce Initiative Sponsor

An Invitation to Ride

Riders of all abilities are invited to join the second annual Luce Ride on May 26, 2024, at the beautiful Hockley Valley Resort.  

Vito Barbera of B1 Gruppo is bringing decades of experience to bear in organizing two spectacular routes through the rolling hills of Mono Township. 


  • About The Rides

    We're excited to offer two rides to encourage a range of participation level.

    61km | Start TBC 

    86km| Start TBC

    124km | Start TBC

    • Start and finish at Hockley Valley Resort. (Map)
    • Strava route maps | COMING SOON
    • Ride routes and times are subject to change as traffic and route construction are evaluated.
    • Road bike highly recommended – no Tri or TT bikes allowed.
    • Marked routes with on-road support.
    • Ride is lightly supported – please make yourselves self-reliant as it's always best.
    • Rest stops conveniently set up on course and ready to keep you fueled.
    • Route is predominantly road surface with some gravel sections.
    • Paced by B1 Gruppo at three levels – A Group, B Group, C Group.
    • Pack pump, tubes, water and food.
    • The Highway Traffic Act applies. The roads are not closed. You must always follow all traffic laws at all times.
    • Safety first! Always be alert of others using any roads or trails.
    • This is not a timed ride or race!
  • Other Details
    • Limited to 150 riders for a personal feel.
    • The morning rides will be followed by an Italian Ricerca lunch buffet.
    • Parking available at start/finish.
    • Ride rain or shine – no refunds are available.

  • Prizes & Draws

    Cash Prizes | B1 Strava KOM Challenge - Top 3 Women / 3 Men

    Draw Prizes | Participating riders will have a chance to win Free Draw Prizes

  • Registration Process: Fees & Fundraising Commitment

    Early Bird Registration | $75

    Registration After May 1, 2024  |  $100

    Fundraising Commitment | Minimum $200

    In exchange for your fundraising contributions you will receive a team jersey to wear on ride day. 


The Luce Ride 2023

Your Ride Director – Vito Barbera

We invite you to visit the B1 Gruppo website to learn more about the experience of Ride Director, Vito Barbera.


The Luce Ride 2023

Make a Real Difference

All proceeds from The Luce Ride will go to Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook, an organization that provides expert navigation of the mental health and addictions service system for youth and their families, who are living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Your participation and sponsorship will help bring the light of a brighter future to those struggling with mental illness.  



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Our inaugural Luce Ride was a great success, raising over $76,000 to help high-impact mental health programs provide support services to individuals and families in immediate need.


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