Bike to Work Day Winnipeg 2011
The 4th annual Bike to Work Day Winnipeg was held on Friday, June 24, 2011.
There were many highlights from that year. Here are a few of them:
- 2679 cyclists registered for the event (1847 in 2010)
- 3497 cyclists counted riding to work on event day (1887 in 2010)
- 350 people attended the afterwork BBQ, with 300 free food giveaways
- 21 pit stops were set up around the city to greet riders on their way to work (4 in 2010)
- over 50 prizes were given away, including $750 from Natural Cycle for a bike makeover
- 550 muffins and donuts and 500 cups of coffee were distributed in the morning
- 400 Bike to Work Day t-shirts were given away
- Financial contributions were $31200
- In kind donations were $18303.36
- 350 cyclists made use of the free bike valet at the forks
- Over 100 volunteers participated in the event by running pit stops, counting cyclists, serving food etc.