The Great Brisbane Bike Ride, including the Coot-tha Challenge, is on Sunday 7 May.

The highlight of Bike Week, this Bicycle Queensland event offers challenging routes for bike riders of varying levels, crossing Brisbane from east to west, and from top to bottom.

This year’s event beneficiary is Diabetes Queensland, who Bicycle Queensland are excited to be working with given our common goals of building a healthier community through increased physical activity.

62 Queenslanders are diagnosed with all types of diabetes every single day. Funds raised from this event will help Diabetes Queensland to continue to provide much needed support, research and education about this condition.

Your support can:

• provide information to schools that helps keep kids living with type 1 diabetes safe.

• help to find some of the estimated 93,000 Queenslanders who don't know they're living with type 2 diabetes.

• support research initiatives to improve diagnosis and management of all types of diabetes.

You could win an Apple iPad mini 2! Register for the Great Brisbane Bike Ride, create an online fundraising page and raise a minimum of $100 for your chance to win! You must raise $100 through your online fundraising page by Sunday 7 May 2017 at 5:00pm.*

Join Team Diabetes by clicking the Fundraise button to create your own online fundraising page. You can personalise your page with photos and updates on how your fundraising and training is coming along. Share the link on your Facebook, and with your friends, family and co-workers via email to raise money for your efforts.

Benefits of joining Team Diabetes include:

  • Access to an exclusive VIP marquee at the finish line, with massages, fruit and water available
  • Team training rides and support leading up to the event

  • The 10 highest individual fundraisers will receive a VIP start (highest fundraisers as at midnight 26 April 2017)

  • Newly designed Team Diabetes cycling jersey (minimum fundraising target of $450 by midnight 21 April 2017 applies)

  • A chance to win an Apple iPad mini 2 (minimum fundraising target of $100 applies)

  • Tips and support to help you reach your fundraising target

  • The opportunity to support Queenslanders living with all types of diabetes

The Diabetes Queensland's fundraising team is here to help. Please contact us on 1300 136 588 or at if you have any questions or are in need of advice.

Please note, creating a fundraising page does not automatically register you a place to participate in the event. If you have not yet registered, enter now!

Diabetes Queensland

Thank you for being part of our Diabetes Queensland community.

Your support makes a positive difference to the lives of children and adults living with diabetes to help them live long, healthy lives.

Our community fundraisers help us support over 230,000 Queenslanders living with all types of diabetes. We provide services and education programs, undertake research, and advocate to Government on behalf of people living with diabetes, and we work in the community raising public awareness about diabetes and issues associated with this condition.
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Top Fundraisers

Shaun Porer $1,216.00 AUD
Michael Hayter $1,172.00 AUD
Dave O'Dwyer $955.60 AUD
Roxene Sutedi $504.00 AUD
Claire Daily $471.54 AUD

Thank you for participating in the Great Brisbane Bike Ride. Your fundraising efforts will help support people living with diabetes to live a better life now and into the future.

*Terms and conditions apply. The silver Apple iPad mini 2 - 32GB prize will be drawn on Tuesday 9 May at 10:00am AEST. The winner will be notified via email. You must raise $100 for Diabetes Queensland through your Great Brisbane Bike Ride 2017 Everyday Hero fundraising page by Sunday 7 May 2017 at 5:00pm AEST to be in the draw. This prize is non-transferable.

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