Malvern Bike Race

By Sergeant Jay Ferguson,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 12:26 p.m. June 10, 2016

Students had the chance to compete on two wheels as part of a police-community partnership.

A group of teens holding a trophy over their heads
Malven bike race participants raise the trophy

On June 4, the 8th Annual Malvern Bike Race charged down Brenyon Way. Over 125 students from a dozen schools throughout 32, 33, 42 and 43 Divisions got to experience the thrill of a professional timed race on closed streets with the help of police officers and the Ontario Cycling Association.  

This event is generously funded by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and ProAction Cops and Kids. This funding gives the students an affordable experience that they might not otherwise have while fostering positive relationships with other youth and the community.

Cycling for Success has two components that the students must complete before the race. A fitness component and a learn to ride component  hosted at Joyride 150, which is a 100,000 square foot indoor BMX and mountain bike facility. 

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities donates all the bicycles and helmets used for the race and each student is given their bike and helmet to take home as part of their participation in the race.

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