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Event Details

Gimli MS Bike
Ride Details


Start/Finish Location:
Gimli Recreation Centre
45 Centennial Rd, Gimli, MB R0C 1B0


81 km
49.5 km
Route maps coming soon!



Fundraising Minimum:
Age Minimum:


Date: August 24 & 25, 2025

Start Time: 9:00 am

What is the cost to participate, does it change throughout the year?

In-person cyclists:
December 15, 2023 – April 30, 2024: $50
May 1, 2024 – August 24, 2024: $60
Virtual cyclists: Free

Is there a minimum fundraising amount?

Registering for MS Bike, participants are committing to raise the minimum fundraising amount of $500. Staff are here to support you in reaching your goals. Please reach out to Laurysa Meakin ( | 431-815-4136) or and we will help you with fundraising ideas, resources and support.

Fundraising ideas

Here is list of fundraising idea’s collected from participants across the country! 

What happens if I don’t hit the fundraising minimum?

Cyclists that don’t reach the fundraising minimum will not be able to pick up their package or participate in the bike. Please connect with Laurysa Meakin ( | 431-815-4136) for fundraising tips or volunteer opportunities.

I am on a team – can we just fundraise enough as a team to cover one another’s $500 minimum?

The $500 fundraising minimum is per participant- team donations and team members cannot cover the fundraising minimum for others. Donations must be kept under the person/team that the donor originally intended- they cannot be moved between participants.

Are there any training rides?  

We have some challenges available in our Ride with GPS Club. You can check it out!

I don’t have a team but would love to join one, are there any teams accepting lone riders? 

Yes! Please contact Laurysa Meakin ( | 431-815-4136) to be connected with a team.

What kind of bike do I need? Is there anywhere I can rent one locally? 

Road bike is best, but you can participate with any bike!

Do you have a recommended Bike Store?

Olympia Ski and Cycle 1813 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3J 0G7

Are there any opportunities to connect before the event weekend?


When will I be able to pick up my riders’ package?

Package pick up dates TBD.

Can I pick up my friend/teammates package? 

As long as they have reached the $500 minimum fundraising, feel free to pick up for your friend, or your entire team! Make sure to get their sizing if they’ve reached a fundraising rewards level!  

Is there a minimum age? 

The minimum age to participate in MS Bike is 12 years old. Participants between 12 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Chariots and baby carriers are not permitted on the route.  

Are pets allowed? 

Pets are not permitted on the route.  

What happens if I hit a fundraising reward? 

Check out the fundraising rewards! If you qualify for a reward, you can pick it up at the package pick up or morning of the bike tour.  If you hit a reward level after the bike tour, connect with your local coordinator to get your rewards! 


Is there a place to camp – Tent or RV?

There is free tent camping available on the grass beside the Gimli Recreation Centre. There is space in the parking lot to set up an RV. Please let us know if you plan to use either space.

Do you have a suggested hotel or group rate somewhere?

Please check out AirBnb, or these local hotels below:
Autumnwood Motel and RV Resort
Viking Inn Hotel
Lakeview Gimli Resort

Event Meal Plan


I have food allergies, should I bring my own food?

We do our best to accommodate all our cyclists,  however all allergy restrictions and food specifications cannot be met. We do our best to share the event meal plan in advance. If you do have a severe allergy, please bring your own food for the weekend to ensure your safety. 

What if I get a breakdown along the route or can’t finish?

MS Bike is a fully supported ride with first aid, mechanics, and support vehicles. If you need help or encounter a breakdown, move to the side of the road and hold your helmet up.

Day 1 was fun, but my legs are sore and I don’t want to ride back, how can I get back to the start line?

MS Bike is low pressure ride, if you can’t ride day 2 no problem! The route for everyone on day 2 is the shorter route – 49.5 km. 

Should I bring money to the event?

Yes – If you are planning on having any alcoholic drinks. Prices TBD.

What happens day 1 after the ride?

There will be music, yard games, beer garden, dinner and evening program.

Are there ATM’s on site?

Yes there is one ATM.

Can my family/friend join in after the ride?

Absolutely! Additional meal tickets will be available for purchase. Availability date and price TBD.

I received more donations after the event, what should I do with them?

Fundraising is open until September 30th!

What do I do with cash and cheque donations that I have received?

Cheques can be mailed to our MS Canada head office. Please send them to:
MS Canada
500-250 Dundas St. W
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5

Be sure to specify which MS Bike you are donating to on the front of the envelope (i.e. Attn: MS Bike – Gimli).

In order to ensure our records are accurate, please ensure participant and donor details are clearly identified and legible on the Donation Tracking Form.

For cash donations, we accept EFTs and drop offs at your local RBC bank. Please reach out to and we will provide you with instructions on how to get your donations to us.


I had so much fun, when can I register for next year!? 

MS Bike has year round registration and fundraising! Registration for next year is already open, with fundraising starting October 1st.  

When will the pictures be posted? 

It can take some time for photo’s to be sent from our photographers. Typically they are posted on our Flikr account and Facebook Bike group 4-6 weeks after the event. You will receive an email with the link, once photo’s are up! 

Is there a Lost and Found? 

Please connect with Laurysa Meakin ( | 431-815-4136) for any lost and found items.

I just hit a new fundraising milestone, can I still get my reward? 

Of course! Please connect with your local coordinator, Laurysa Meakin ( | 431-815-4136), to arrange a pick up/delivery time! 

Be sure to check back regularly as this page will continue to be updated with important ride information!