How to Sign Up
- Register for Ride for Research Virtual Challenge Here.
- Enter Your Campaign Details.
Personalise you campaign by entering something about yourself, your challenge and why you are participating.
- Add a Campaign Photo
Add a photo by clicking on the "Featured Image" and uploading a new photo. (Landscape format works best).
- Save Your Campaign
Save your campaign by hitting the button at the bottom of the campaign page a verification email will sent to your registered email address.
- Verify Your Email Address
Make sure you check your email and click the "Verify Email link" your campaign will be online as soon as your email is verified.
- Share Your Campaign Page
Share a link to your campaign page on social media and with your family and friends.
- Update Your Campaign
- You can log back in at any time to change details using the link in fundraising menu or the login form in the sidebar.
- Go to the "My Campaigns" section of your dashboard or your campaign page and click the "Edit Fundraiser" link
- Add text to the "Updates" editor at the bottom of the page to keep your supporters up to date.
- Update Your Address
If you would like to claim your Ride for Research socks, enter your address in the "MyProfile" Section of your dashboard.
Frequently Asked Questions
Registration for the ROCInc RIDE FOR RESEARCH CHALLENGE between Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 8, 2022, is Free. If you raise over $100 you will eligible to receive a pair of ROCInc RIDE FOR RESEARCH cycling socks valued at $25.
Anyone can register!
We’re encouraging people of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels to take on the CHALLENGE. You just need access to a bike and because you can ride indoor, outdoor, in a gym or at home on a wind trainer or exercise bike at anytime and anywhere and either as an individual, as a family or in a team, there’s no reason not to register and join us! Just do your challenge anytime between Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 8, 2022. At home or near home. Indoors or outdoors. On a road, a bike path, a rail trail, a bush track, along the beach. By yourself or with mates or family or a club! But make it a CHALLENGE!
Your CHALLENGE is one you set yourself. It could be anything that involves riding any bike – indoors or outdoors, at home or in a gym or at a pool, on a road bike a mountain bike, a tandem bike or recumbent bike, round your suburb or town, on a velodrome, bike path, road or rail trail or bush track, on the flat or up a hill or mountain! It might be a ride for distance, to average a speed, beat a record, get from one place to the next.
You set the challenge yourself or with family or friends. But set it and JUST DO IT anytime between Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 8, 2022
16 riders are riding 900km from Parliament House in Canberra to Melbourne’s MCG. Finishing on Sunday, May 8, 2022 – Mother’s Day and World Ovarian Cancer Day! Their challenge is to complete the ride in 9 days! 100km per day!
When you register, you’ll be able to set up your own fundraising page following the prompts. You can set a fundraising target for yourself, or your team. Then, share the link to your fundraising page far and wide with friends, family and colleagues and they’ll be able to make donations towards your target.
Your registration money goes towards covering the administrative costs of the ROCInc setting up and hosting the ROCInc RIDE FOR RESEARCH (Virtual) anytime between Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 8, 2022.
Your fundraising money goes towards funding research grants into rare ovarian cancer. These are projects that aim to save the lives of females of all ages, not just older women. So little is known about rare ovarian cancer that early detection, diagnosis, and treatment is hit and miss. Your registration and fundraising dollars will go to world leading researchers in Australia who are researching rare ovarian cancers.
Donations made to your fundraising page are tax deductible, and your supporters will receive an automated receipt via email which they can use at tax time.
The physical RIDE FOR RESEARCH 2022 will be undertaken by 16 male and female riders who have already been selected by ROCInc to participate. We keep the numbers for this ride capped to ensure we remain safe on the road, and manageable off the road! Therefore, involvement is by invite only. If you would like to be considered for future RIDE FOR RESEARCH rides, please reach out via the contact form and let us know a bit about yourself and why you think the physical ride is for you!