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Coligny Plaza

Today’s Coligny is known far and wide as Hilton Head’s Downtown, offering a dazzling array of the best shops, the best dining and the best entertainment on Hilton Head Island. Locals and visitors alike have flocked here for generations looking for live music, fresh seafood, and endless boutique shopping.


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Pedal Hilton Head Island 2021

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Pedal Hilton Head Island

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

 

Why Ride?

Pedal Provides – We Need You Now More Than Ever Come and celebrate Hilton Head’s culture, award-winning cycling, and our community’s resilience while raising funds to support the most valuable asset we have, our children. Peddlers will not only enjoy cycling but will bask in Hilton Head’s beach lifestyle while learning about our exceptional history and visiting our newest Island gem, Lowcountry Celebration Park! Pedal Hilton Head Island has been a cornerstone event for the Boys and Girls Club Community for 15 years. Typically, the Club serves 325 kids served daily. For the first time in the Club’s 30-year history, we are operating a full-day distance learning assistance program so parents can earn while their kids learn. Your support of Pedal Hilton Head Island supports our commitment to keep children on the path to academic success despite the COVID-19 crisis. New for this year: Every participant can help raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club and have every dollar matched by generous donors. After you register, you will receive a link to a GoFundMe-Charity site created for Pedal. Whether you make an additional donation yourself or get friends and family to support your ride, your generosity will help us serve the kids at the Boys and Girls Club. http://bit.ly/PedalChallenge2021 Back this year but on a new day during National Bike Month, Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, Pedal Hilton Head is proud to partner with the best our Island has to offer, providing participants with an amazing backdrop for the most impactful bike ride you will take all year. A Safe & Distanced Packet Pickup will occur on Saturday afternoon, May 1st, and Sunday morning, May 2nd. Rides for every level of cyclist give peddlers a chance to see Hilton Head Island, a Gold Level Bike Friendly Community, through a two-wheeled lens; featuring some of the best vistas on the Island.  

05.02.2021 THE MAIN RIDE

New in 2021, we’re moving to the brand new Lowcountry Celebration Park in Coligny! And we’ve listened to our participants! Pedal will host a 30-mile ride, adding on 10 miles to the 20-mile Port Royal Ride through Historic Mitchelville. We have also updated the 40-mile road to be an on-island road ride; winding through Hilton Head Island’s most historic and interesting areas! In addition, you can cruise over multiple bridges during the 62-mile ride. And there’s always the family fun bicycle ride for the little ones. The fun doesn’t end after the ride! Meet your ride participants at the Island’s newest attraction, Lowcountry Celebration Park, following the ride during a safe and distanced event with music and complimentary food and drinks. Also new for 2021, we’ve pushed our start times back, so all participants come well-rested!  

Host Hotel

Our host hotel is the Beach House oceanfront at Coligny Beach, home of the world-famous Tiki Hut, located directly across from the start line at Lowcountry Celebration Park. The resort fee is waived for all Pedal Participants and the rate is $179/night. Please note, when you book online you will be charged the resort fee but you will not be charged upon arrival. Come for the weekend and enjoy the Island!  

Pedal Hilton Head Island

Choose the Route That's Right for You! No matter your cycling skill level, from casual peddler to cycle enthusiast, Pedal Hilton Head has a ride for you and your group.   Choose Between Six Routes Enjoy a 10-mile ride to the magnificent Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Go back into Hilton Head’s history with the 20-mile ride through the forts, forest, and beach views of Port Royal. New in 2021, we’ve listened to our participants and will be providing a 30-mile ride, adding on 10 miles to the 20 mile Port Royal Ride and including Historic Mitchelville. We have also updated the 40-mile road to be an on-island road ride; winding through Hilton Head Island’s most historic and interesting areas! For the more adventurous rider, cross over the bridges to the mainland in the metric century 62-mile ride to enjoy the island’s most scenic vistas, including a tour through the exclusive community of Spanish Wells. For the family and the little tikes, there’s a short two-mile Coligny beach and pathway ride – bring your family and join kids from the Boys & Girls Club too! The fun doesn’t end after the ride! Meet your ride participants following the ride during a safe and distanced event with music and complimentary food and drinks. Also new for 2021, we’ve pushed our start times back so all participants come well-rested! Our 2021 Swag includes our signature dry-fit shirt, which has become a collector’s item year after year! And our annual signature grocery tote. See below how you can grab the 2021 signature Jersey!  

Rides

2-Mile Ride: Family Pedal Departs at 10:30am - Pedal our pathways and scenic beaches with the family on this new ride designed for the littlest bikers and the kids from the Boys & Girls Club! Duration: Approximately 1 hour. 10-Mile Ride: Along 278 to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Departs at 10:00am - Ride at your own pace with ambassadors and marshals along the route. Enjoy this leisurely self-led ride along Hilton Head's pathway beside 278 to one of the south’s most desirable vacation and residential neighborhoods, the beachfront community of Palmetto Dunes. Your ride will boast vistas of their 11-mile lagoon system and pristine golf courses. Duration: Approximately 1 hour, 50 minutes. 20-Mile Ride: Pathway Ride Through Port Royal Oceanfront Community Departs at 9:30am - Ride at your own pace on Hilton Head’s pathways with ambassadors and marshals along the route. Pedal back in time through Hilton Head’s most historic residential beachfront community, Port Royal. On this self-led 20-mile ride, not only will you cruise by two Civil War-era forts, Fort Walker and Fort Sherman, enjoy a picture-perfect rest stop at the brand-new Port Royal Beach House where you will see magnificent Port Royal Sound views from the bluff that earned Hilton Head its name in 1663. Duration: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. 30-Mile Ride: Pathway Ride Through Port Royal Oceanfront Community and Mitchelville NEW ROUTE | Departs at 9:30am– Want to go the extra mile? This new-for-2021 route is a ride-at-your-own-pace pathway ride with ambassadors and marshals available on the route. This route, a 10-mile extension of the 20-mile Port Royal ride, will lead you through Port Royal and historic Mitchelville along the pathways of Hilton Head Island, a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community. This ride also includes the picture-perfect rest stop at the brand-new Port Royal Beach House, where you will see magnificent Port Royal Sound views from the bluff that earned Hilton Head its name in 1663. Approximately 3 hours, 30 minutes. 40-Mile Group Ride: NEW ROUTE Departs at 9:00am - This is a controlled pace road-ride for the first 20 miles, escorted by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to riding through the exclusive Spanish Wells neighborhood, you’ll enjoy viewing some of Hilton Head’s best-kept secrets during this entire on-island road ride. The controlled pace for this ride is 13 – 15 mph for the first 20 miles. Enjoy rest stops at the Boys and Girls Club and Barker Field in Historic Mitchelville. Duration: Approximately 3 hours, 10 minutes. 62-mile Metric Century Group Ride Group A Departs 8:40am; Group B Departs at 8:30am - This is a controlled pace for the first 21 miles, escorted by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. This metric-century road course will take participants through some of Hilton Head Island’s most beautiful scenery in an escorted, controlled pace ride over three bridges, the flyover, and back - with a new addition of touring in the exclusive Spanish Wells residential community - truly a cyclist's dream route! The controlled pace for this ride is 20 mph for the first 21 miles for the A riders and 18 mph for the B riders. Duration: Group A, approximately 3 hours, 35 minutes. Duration: Group B, approximately 4 hours, 15 minutes.  

Packet Pickup

Safe & distanced, volunteers will be on hand to give you everything you need for Pedal: packets, shirts and a swag bag bursting with goodies. You may pick up your packet on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning during registration at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Details and maps to come.  

Pedal Provides – We Need You Now More Than Ever

MISSION Pedal Hilton Head has two missions, the first is to be a marquee cycling event in our Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community. The second and most important mission is to fund programs and scholarships at the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island for those kids who need us the most. Parents and caregivers can rely on the Club to provide childcare, unique learning and recreation opportunities, and a healthy source of food for their children. All of which would not be available without generous donors like you. The Club also provides part and full-time employment for over 20 members of the Hilton Head community plus draws from the incredible volunteers that make the Island who we are! The Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head has faced extreme challenges since the onset of COVID-19. The facility was forced to close temporarily in early 2020 and left our most vulnerable members (kids) at risk. The Club was able to safely reopen for a summer program serving a limited number of members. In the fall and into the spring, the Club partnered with the Beaufort County School District to provide a safe and well-staffed environment to support virtual learning. The Club is a cornerstone of daily life for the children and teens that it serves daily. Many of them are from low-income families: 63% of Club Members (children) are from families living in poverty, 71% do not have health insurance, 54% live in single-parent households and many do not have a home to call their own. Pedal Hilton Head’s fundraising goal has never had higher stakes, as the world reels with uncertainty, it is more important than ever to provide stability for our members. While we never know what the future holds, donors to the Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head can be assured that the positive impacts of their contributions are felt across Hilton Head daily. The Boys and Girls Club provides exceptional after-school, summer education, recreation, and other enrichment programs. Participants in the Club are given the tools to become better students and active community members. Your 2021 registration and contributions support our programs which focus on academic success, a healthy lifestyle, and being good, productive, caring citizens. The Club works with staff, the board, and community volunteers to continually improve programming and our facilities to meet the changing and growing needs of the children of Hilton Head.  

Sponsor A Child from The Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head Island

Our Pedal-for-a-Kid challenge is back bigger and better than ever for 2021. Your $300 registration fee lets you ride for a specific child served by the Boys and Girls Club, and you’ll proudly wear their picture on your jersey as you ride. It also entitles you to the 2021 Pedal cycling jersey as part of your swag. If registered by March 5th, your jersey will be in your packet on pick-up day and you can wear your jersey on May 2nd for the main ride. Pedal-for-a-Kid riders are encouraged to fundraise beyond their $300 registration. As an added incentive, $150 of the $300 registration fee will be matched by a generous donor. So, every $300 registration provides $450 of value to the Club. Beyond that, every single dollar donated or raised by Pedal-for-a-Kid riders will be matched by our donor, making every dollar effectively DOUBLED. Learn more about the challenge and how you can fundraise here: http://bit.ly/PedalChallenge2021 Again, those Pedal-for-a-Kid Benefits are:
  • 2021 Signature Pedal Cycling Jersey, Dry-Fit Shirt, and Swag Bag
  • Picture of the child you are riding to support
  • Customized resource help for GoFundMe-Charity solicitations, as needed
  • If registered by 3/5/21, get a jersey in time for the ride
  • Automatic $150 match, so $300 fee is a $450 value to Boys and Girls Club.
  • Additional fundraising fully matched
After you register, you will receive a link to a GoFundMe-Charity site created for Pedal. Don’t let this enriching opportunity pass you by. This year, Pedal-for-a-Kid! Our 2021 Signature Jersey, Dry-Fit Shirt, and Swag Bag!  

Pedal Hilton Head Island FAQ

What is Pedal Hilton Head Island? Pedal Hilton Head Island is more than a bike ride. It is the opportunity to enjoy an entire weekend celebrating the only Gold Level Bike Friendly Community in the Southeast! Visitors and Locals alike will revel in the chance to celebrate the Island’s Lowcountry culture and gold-level two-wheeled lifestyle, all while fundraising for The Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head. Come celebrate with us, May 2nd, 2021 What happens if group rides are not allowed under social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19? We will communicate with you all event updates and ride protocol procedures. Packet Pick Up Safe & Distanced, volunteers will be on hand to give you everything you need for Pedal: packets, shirts and a swag bag bursting with goodies. You may pick up your packet on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning during registration at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Details and maps to come. The Main Ride Pedal Hilton Head’s main event takes to the beaches, pathways, and bridges of Hilton Head Island on a new day this year, Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, with events for level of cyclist. New in 2021, we’re moving to the brand new Lowcountry Celebration Park in Coligny! And we’ve listened to our participants and will be providing a 30 mile ride, adding on 10 miles to the 20 mile Port Royal Ride through Historic Mitchelville. We have also updated the 40-mile road to be an on-island road ride; winding through Hilton Head Island’s most historic and interesting areas! In addition, you can cruise over multiple bridges during the 62 mile ride. And there’s always the family fun bicycle ride for the little ones. The fun doesn’t end after the ride! Meet your ride participants at the Island’s newest attraction, Lowcountry Celebration Park, following the ride during a safe and distanced event with music and complimentary food and drinks. Also new for 2021, we’ve pushed our start times back so all participants come well rested! The entire weekend of Pedal Hilton Head Island is a fundraising event to support the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. The event is great fun for all participants and supports a worthwhile cause. When is Pedal Hilton Head Island? Sunday May 2nd, 2021. Stay for the entire weekend. Packet Pickup on Saturday, May 1st and Sunday May 2nd at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Details and maps to come. *NEW THIS YEAR* The Main Ride for Pedal Hilton Head Island in on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, starting and finishing at Lowcountry Celebration Park
  • 62 mile – Start Time 62A 8:40am/62B 8:30am
  • 40 mile – Start Time 9:00am
  • 30 mile— Start Time 9:30am
  • 20 mile – Start Time 9:30am
  • 10 mile – Start Time 10:00am
  • Family Pedal – Start Time 10:30am
Is there a packet pickup party? Unfortunately, no. Due to COVID-19 and in an effort to have a safe event, we will not host a packet pickup party. You are welcome, however, to enjoy the safe and masked restaurants located in Coligny Plaza, a Pedal Sponsor! Are bikes available to rent? No bike or helmet? No problem! Beach bike and helmet rentals are available by calling Hilton Head Bicycle Company at 843.686.6888 (will deliver and pick up on day of the event). Please thank them when calling as all proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. How can I get involved in Pedal Hilton Head Island? You can raise money and ride as an individual in our Pedal-for-a-Kid Challenge; ride as part of a team; be invited by family, friends, or business associates to participate; or volunteer time to help with the ride. Riders, please ask friends, family members, business associates, and others to sponsor you by making a donation to help the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. What happens if it rains on the day of Pedal Hilton Head Island? Pedal Hilton Head Island will take place rain or shine. What happens at the rest areas? The rest area is just that, a rest, refreshments, and communications stop. Participants have the opportunity to take a break, get a drink, and have a snack. There will be several rest stops along the various routes. What else do I get? All participants will receive a route map, instructions, refreshments, snacks, and a ‘swag bag’ with coupons and prizes. Pedal For A Kid participants get lots more! Check it out here! All participants will also get the personal satisfaction of helping a local non-profit that serves children. Where do I stay? Our host hotel is the Beach House, located across the street from the start and finish area of Lowcountry Celebration Park. Room rate is $179/night. Book here using code PHH. Please note, when you book online you will be charged the resort fee but you will not be charged upon arrival. Where does my money go? Your 2021 registration and contributions support our programs which focus on academic success, a healthy lifestyle, and being good, productive, caring citizens. The Club works with staff, the board, and community volunteers to continually improve programming and our facilities to meet the changing and growing needs of the children of Hilton Head. Want to have your company face in front of 500 riders? Become a sponsor by contacting hrath@heatherrathconsulting.com and asking for our rider demographics!  

Our Heroes

SPONSORS Our sponsors are our heroes. As the backbone to Pedal, they serve as our cheerleaders and supporters so that we can do what we love to do, raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island (and have some fun on two wheels along the way!) Please support these amazing businesses and tell them Pedal sent you! Want to have your company face in front of 500 riders? Become a sponsor by contacting hrath@heatherrathconsulting.com and asking for our rider demographics!

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Pedal Hilton Head Island

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

 

Why Ride?

Pedal Provides – We Need You Now More Than Ever Come and celebrate Hilton Head’s culture, award-winning cycling, and our community’s resilience while raising funds to support the most valuable asset we have, our children. Peddlers will not only enjoy cycling but will bask in Hilton Head’s beach lifestyle while learning about our exceptional history and visiting our newest Island gem, Lowcountry Celebration Park! Pedal Hilton Head Island has been a cornerstone event for the Boys and Girls Club Community for 15 years. Typically, the Club serves 325 kids served daily. For the first time in the Club’s 30-year history, we are operating a full-day distance learning assistance program so parents can earn while their kids learn. Your support of Pedal Hilton Head Island supports our commitment to keep children on the path to academic success despite the COVID-19 crisis. New for this year: Every participant can help raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club and have every dollar matched by generous donors. After you register, you will receive a link to a GoFundMe-Charity site created for Pedal. Whether you make an additional donation yourself or get friends and family to support your ride, your generosity will help us serve the kids at the Boys and Girls Club. http://bit.ly/PedalChallenge2021 Back this year but on a new day during National Bike Month, Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, Pedal Hilton Head is proud to partner with the best our Island has to offer, providing participants with an amazing backdrop for the most impactful bike ride you will take all year. A Safe & Distanced Packet Pickup will occur on Saturday afternoon, May 1st, and Sunday morning, May 2nd. Rides for every level of cyclist give peddlers a chance to see Hilton Head Island, a Gold Level Bike Friendly Community, through a two-wheeled lens; featuring some of the best vistas on the Island.  

05.02.2021 THE MAIN RIDE

New in 2021, we’re moving to the brand new Lowcountry Celebration Park in Coligny! And we’ve listened to our participants! Pedal will host a 30-mile ride, adding on 10 miles to the 20-mile Port Royal Ride through Historic Mitchelville. We have also updated the 40-mile road to be an on-island road ride; winding through Hilton Head Island’s most historic and interesting areas! In addition, you can cruise over multiple bridges during the 62-mile ride. And there’s always the family fun bicycle ride for the little ones. The fun doesn’t end after the ride! Meet your ride participants at the Island’s newest attraction, Lowcountry Celebration Park, following the ride during a safe and distanced event with music and complimentary food and drinks. Also new for 2021, we’ve pushed our start times back, so all participants come well-rested!  

Host Hotel

Our host hotel is the Beach House oceanfront at Coligny Beach, home of the world-famous Tiki Hut, located directly across from the start line at Lowcountry Celebration Park. The resort fee is waived for all Pedal Participants and the rate is $179/night. Please note, when you book online you will be charged the resort fee but you will not be charged upon arrival. Come for the weekend and enjoy the Island!  

Pedal Hilton Head Island

Choose the Route That's Right for You! No matter your cycling skill level, from casual peddler to cycle enthusiast, Pedal Hilton Head has a ride for you and your group.   Choose Between Six Routes Enjoy a 10-mile ride to the magnificent Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Go back into Hilton Head’s history with the 20-mile ride through the forts, forest, and beach views of Port Royal. New in 2021, we’ve listened to our participants and will be providing a 30-mile ride, adding on 10 miles to the 20 mile Port Royal Ride and including Historic Mitchelville. We have also updated the 40-mile road to be an on-island road ride; winding through Hilton Head Island’s most historic and interesting areas! For the more adventurous rider, cross over the bridges to the mainland in the metric century 62-mile ride to enjoy the island’s most scenic vistas, including a tour through the exclusive community of Spanish Wells. For the family and the little tikes, there’s a short two-mile Coligny beach and pathway ride – bring your family and join kids from the Boys & Girls Club too! The fun doesn’t end after the ride! Meet your ride participants following the ride during a safe and distanced event with music and complimentary food and drinks. Also new for 2021, we’ve pushed our start times back so all participants come well-rested! Our 2021 Swag includes our signature dry-fit shirt, which has become a collector’s item year after year! And our annual signature grocery tote. See below how you can grab the 2021 signature Jersey!  

Rides

2-Mile Ride: Family Pedal Departs at 10:30am - Pedal our pathways and scenic beaches with the family on this new ride designed for the littlest bikers and the kids from the Boys & Girls Club! Duration: Approximately 1 hour. 10-Mile Ride: Along 278 to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Departs at 10:00am - Ride at your own pace with ambassadors and marshals along the route. Enjoy this leisurely self-led ride along Hilton Head's pathway beside 278 to one of the south’s most desirable vacation and residential neighborhoods, the beachfront community of Palmetto Dunes. Your ride will boast vistas of their 11-mile lagoon system and pristine golf courses. Duration: Approximately 1 hour, 50 minutes. 20-Mile Ride: Pathway Ride Through Port Royal Oceanfront Community Departs at 9:30am - Ride at your own pace on Hilton Head’s pathways with ambassadors and marshals along the route. Pedal back in time through Hilton Head’s most historic residential beachfront community, Port Royal. On this self-led 20-mile ride, not only will you cruise by two Civil War-era forts, Fort Walker and Fort Sherman, enjoy a picture-perfect rest stop at the brand-new Port Royal Beach House where you will see magnificent Port Royal Sound views from the bluff that earned Hilton Head its name in 1663. Duration: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. 30-Mile Ride: Pathway Ride Through Port Royal Oceanfront Community and Mitchelville NEW ROUTE | Departs at 9:30am– Want to go the extra mile? This new-for-2021 route is a ride-at-your-own-pace pathway ride with ambassadors and marshals available on the route. This route, a 10-mile extension of the 20-mile Port Royal ride, will lead you through Port Royal and historic Mitchelville along the pathways of Hilton Head Island, a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community. This ride also includes the picture-perfect rest stop at the brand-new Port Royal Beach House, where you will see magnificent Port Royal Sound views from the bluff that earned Hilton Head its name in 1663. Approximately 3 hours, 30 minutes. 40-Mile Group Ride: NEW ROUTE Departs at 9:00am - This is a controlled pace road-ride for the first 20 miles, escorted by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to riding through the exclusive Spanish Wells neighborhood, you’ll enjoy viewing some of Hilton Head’s best-kept secrets during this entire on-island road ride. The controlled pace for this ride is 13 – 15 mph for the first 20 miles. Enjoy rest stops at the Boys and Girls Club and Barker Field in Historic Mitchelville. Duration: Approximately 3 hours, 10 minutes. 62-mile Metric Century Group Ride Group A Departs 8:40am; Group B Departs at 8:30am - This is a controlled pace for the first 21 miles, escorted by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. This metric-century road course will take participants through some of Hilton Head Island’s most beautiful scenery in an escorted, controlled pace ride over three bridges, the flyover, and back - with a new addition of touring in the exclusive Spanish Wells residential community - truly a cyclist's dream route! The controlled pace for this ride is 20 mph for the first 21 miles for the A riders and 18 mph for the B riders. Duration: Group A, approximately 3 hours, 35 minutes. Duration: Group B, approximately 4 hours, 15 minutes.  

Packet Pickup

Safe & distanced, volunteers will be on hand to give you everything you need for Pedal: packets, shirts and a swag bag bursting with goodies. You may pick up your packet on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning during registration at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Details and maps to come.  

Pedal Provides – We Need You Now More Than Ever

MISSION Pedal Hilton Head has two missions, the first is to be a marquee cycling event in our Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community. The second and most important mission is to fund programs and scholarships at the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island for those kids who need us the most. Parents and caregivers can rely on the Club to provide childcare, unique learning and recreation opportunities, and a healthy source of food for their children. All of which would not be available without generous donors like you. The Club also provides part and full-time employment for over 20 members of the Hilton Head community plus draws from the incredible volunteers that make the Island who we are! The Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head has faced extreme challenges since the onset of COVID-19. The facility was forced to close temporarily in early 2020 and left our most vulnerable members (kids) at risk. The Club was able to safely reopen for a summer program serving a limited number of members. In the fall and into the spring, the Club partnered with the Beaufort County School District to provide a safe and well-staffed environment to support virtual learning. The Club is a cornerstone of daily life for the children and teens that it serves daily. Many of them are from low-income families: 63% of Club Members (children) are from families living in poverty, 71% do not have health insurance, 54% live in single-parent households and many do not have a home to call their own. Pedal Hilton Head’s fundraising goal has never had higher stakes, as the world reels with uncertainty, it is more important than ever to provide stability for our members. While we never know what the future holds, donors to the Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head can be assured that the positive impacts of their contributions are felt across Hilton Head daily. The Boys and Girls Club provides exceptional after-school, summer education, recreation, and other enrichment programs. Participants in the Club are given the tools to become better students and active community members. Your 2021 registration and contributions support our programs which focus on academic success, a healthy lifestyle, and being good, productive, caring citizens. The Club works with staff, the board, and community volunteers to continually improve programming and our facilities to meet the changing and growing needs of the children of Hilton Head.  

Sponsor A Child from The Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head Island

Our Pedal-for-a-Kid challenge is back bigger and better than ever for 2021. Your $300 registration fee lets you ride for a specific child served by the Boys and Girls Club, and you’ll proudly wear their picture on your jersey as you ride. It also entitles you to the 2021 Pedal cycling jersey as part of your swag. If registered by March 5th, your jersey will be in your packet on pick-up day and you can wear your jersey on May 2nd for the main ride. Pedal-for-a-Kid riders are encouraged to fundraise beyond their $300 registration. As an added incentive, $150 of the $300 registration fee will be matched by a generous donor. So, every $300 registration provides $450 of value to the Club. Beyond that, every single dollar donated or raised by Pedal-for-a-Kid riders will be matched by our donor, making every dollar effectively DOUBLED. Learn more about the challenge and how you can fundraise here: http://bit.ly/PedalChallenge2021 Again, those Pedal-for-a-Kid Benefits are:
  • 2021 Signature Pedal Cycling Jersey, Dry-Fit Shirt, and Swag Bag
  • Picture of the child you are riding to support
  • Customized resource help for GoFundMe-Charity solicitations, as needed
  • If registered by 3/5/21, get a jersey in time for the ride
  • Automatic $150 match, so $300 fee is a $450 value to Boys and Girls Club.
  • Additional fundraising fully matched
After you register, you will receive a link to a GoFundMe-Charity site created for Pedal. Don’t let this enriching opportunity pass you by. This year, Pedal-for-a-Kid! Our 2021 Signature Jersey, Dry-Fit Shirt, and Swag Bag!  

Pedal Hilton Head Island FAQ

What is Pedal Hilton Head Island? Pedal Hilton Head Island is more than a bike ride. It is the opportunity to enjoy an entire weekend celebrating the only Gold Level Bike Friendly Community in the Southeast! Visitors and Locals alike will revel in the chance to celebrate the Island’s Lowcountry culture and gold-level two-wheeled lifestyle, all while fundraising for The Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head. Come celebrate with us, May 2nd, 2021 What happens if group rides are not allowed under social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19? We will communicate with you all event updates and ride protocol procedures. Packet Pick Up Safe & Distanced, volunteers will be on hand to give you everything you need for Pedal: packets, shirts and a swag bag bursting with goodies. You may pick up your packet on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning during registration at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Details and maps to come. The Main Ride Pedal Hilton Head’s main event takes to the beaches, pathways, and bridges of Hilton Head Island on a new day this year, Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, with events for level of cyclist. New in 2021, we’re moving to the brand new Lowcountry Celebration Park in Coligny! And we’ve listened to our participants and will be providing a 30 mile ride, adding on 10 miles to the 20 mile Port Royal Ride through Historic Mitchelville. We have also updated the 40-mile road to be an on-island road ride; winding through Hilton Head Island’s most historic and interesting areas! In addition, you can cruise over multiple bridges during the 62 mile ride. And there’s always the family fun bicycle ride for the little ones. The fun doesn’t end after the ride! Meet your ride participants at the Island’s newest attraction, Lowcountry Celebration Park, following the ride during a safe and distanced event with music and complimentary food and drinks. Also new for 2021, we’ve pushed our start times back so all participants come well rested! The entire weekend of Pedal Hilton Head Island is a fundraising event to support the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. The event is great fun for all participants and supports a worthwhile cause. When is Pedal Hilton Head Island? Sunday May 2nd, 2021. Stay for the entire weekend. Packet Pickup on Saturday, May 1st and Sunday May 2nd at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Details and maps to come. *NEW THIS YEAR* The Main Ride for Pedal Hilton Head Island in on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, starting and finishing at Lowcountry Celebration Park
  • 62 mile – Start Time 62A 8:40am/62B 8:30am
  • 40 mile – Start Time 9:00am
  • 30 mile— Start Time 9:30am
  • 20 mile – Start Time 9:30am
  • 10 mile – Start Time 10:00am
  • Family Pedal – Start Time 10:30am
Is there a packet pickup party? Unfortunately, no. Due to COVID-19 and in an effort to have a safe event, we will not host a packet pickup party. You are welcome, however, to enjoy the safe and masked restaurants located in Coligny Plaza, a Pedal Sponsor! Are bikes available to rent? No bike or helmet? No problem! Beach bike and helmet rentals are available by calling Hilton Head Bicycle Company at 843.686.6888 (will deliver and pick up on day of the event). Please thank them when calling as all proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. How can I get involved in Pedal Hilton Head Island? You can raise money and ride as an individual in our Pedal-for-a-Kid Challenge; ride as part of a team; be invited by family, friends, or business associates to participate; or volunteer time to help with the ride. Riders, please ask friends, family members, business associates, and others to sponsor you by making a donation to help the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. What happens if it rains on the day of Pedal Hilton Head Island? Pedal Hilton Head Island will take place rain or shine. What happens at the rest areas? The rest area is just that, a rest, refreshments, and communications stop. Participants have the opportunity to take a break, get a drink, and have a snack. There will be several rest stops along the various routes. What else do I get? All participants will receive a route map, instructions, refreshments, snacks, and a ‘swag bag’ with coupons and prizes. Pedal For A Kid participants get lots more! Check it out here! All participants will also get the personal satisfaction of helping a local non-profit that serves children. Where do I stay? Our host hotel is the Beach House, located across the street from the start and finish area of Lowcountry Celebration Park. Room rate is $179/night. Book here using code PHH. Please note, when you book online you will be charged the resort fee but you will not be charged upon arrival. Where does my money go? Your 2021 registration and contributions support our programs which focus on academic success, a healthy lifestyle, and being good, productive, caring citizens. The Club works with staff, the board, and community volunteers to continually improve programming and our facilities to meet the changing and growing needs of the children of Hilton Head. Want to have your company face in front of 500 riders? Become a sponsor by contacting hrath@heatherrathconsulting.com and asking for our rider demographics!  

Our Heroes

SPONSORS Our sponsors are our heroes. As the backbone to Pedal, they serve as our cheerleaders and supporters so that we can do what we love to do, raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island (and have some fun on two wheels along the way!) Please support these amazing businesses and tell them Pedal sent you! Want to have your company face in front of 500 riders? Become a sponsor by contacting hrath@heatherrathconsulting.com and asking for our rider demographics!

		Pedal Hilton Head Island 2021 image

		Pedal Hilton Head Island 2021 image

		Pedal Hilton Head Island 2021 image
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