The Ride for Karen

Give Cycling a Chance: Top 10 Charity Cycling Tips

Kirk and Kris Tobias | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Impact
Kirk and Kris Tobias

If you've been driving along the country roads of Canada this summer, you've surely noticed the growing popularity of cycling. Another growing trend is cycling for a good cause with more and more charity cycling events popping up across the country. The Ride for Karen, which is an annual cycling event that my brother and I started as a tribute to the life and legacy of our mother Karen, is just one example.

The Ride for Karen Part 1: Karen's Story

Kirk and Kris Tobias | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Impact
Kirk and Kris Tobias

Losing a parent to cancer is devastating. My brother and I are passionate cyclists and shortly after our mother died, we took a ride to get some air and returned with a refreshed perspective. The Ride for Karen is a yearly cycling event that is held as a tribute to the life and legacy of our mom Karen Tobias, who died of breast cancer at age 53, and to raise money for charities that help children living with cancer, and those who care for them.