Place de Montana, Ycoor
The third edition of CYCLING FOR CHILDREN , the sporty fundraising event from UNICEF Switzerland, will be held on June 9, 2018.
he aim is to show commitment through sporting performance and creative fundraising to help children in need. Everyone sets their own targets. Within the 12-hour window on our event day, you can cycle our 4 beautiful rounds that lead up to Col de Crans-Montana, as many times as you wish – or choose the easier family route in the village.
Our shared goal is to circle the world in 12 hours: 40,000 km for a better world for children.
No mountain is too high to save a child’s life!
Programme 9 June 2018
5:00: CYCLING FOR CHILDREN 2018 begins in the dark and sets off at sunrise.
9:00: The kids' route for girls and boys aged between 5 and 13 opens (until 16:00).
9:00: From now on, celebrities will start the ride at regular intervals. You can join them.
Along the route, enjoy the entertainment, music, a massage, refreshment and care stations, armchairs for resting etc. Everyone can stop when they want to. The journey is the reward!
11:00: The «Family Track» in the heart of Crans-Montana is now open and secured until 16 hours. Who will do most rounds?
11:00: Official e-bike start - all e-bike riders are welcome to start the route together.
13:30 CEO start - CEOs set off together.
16:00: Last chance to start - results are recorded until 17:00.
17:30: The winners of the challenges receive their awards and the grand fundraising total is announced.
New in 2018
Additional route: a simple route in the village that is suitable for families and occasional riders of all ages.
New challenges: the fastest climb (measured between 5:00 and 9:30 in the morning, e-bikes excluded), the greatest elevation gain accumulated by teams and individual riders, the most laps on the children's route and much more.
Additional attractions in the village: celebrities with photo and autograph sessions, activities, kids' entertainment, a wide range of refreshments, «Speakers' Corner» and much more.