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Bike to Uganda

Bike to Uganda is Building Tomorrow’s most successful fundraiser. Since it’s inception, 6,000+ people have biked 70,000+ miles and raised $115,000+.

to all students up for a challenge

Bike to Uganda is a unique, student conceived and executed event, pitting man vs. distance. No matter the campus, the ultimate goal for the event is the same…to bike the distance from one’s campus to Kampala, Uganda, raising money along the way to fund the construction of Building Tomorrow primary schools throughout Uganda.

In it’s simplest form, Bike to Uganda is a stationary bike-a-thon and functions like any other charity sporting event. Participants pay a small registration fee to bike and then work to reach their own personal fundraising goals via brick sales, letter writing, and general outreach to their family and friends.

While mileage varies, on average, schools attempt to bike either:

  • 7,500 miles, mile for mile over the course of a week, or
  • 750 miles in a day, counting 1 mile biked as 10 miles to Uganda

100 percent of the money that is raised through Bike to Uganda events across the country goes directly towards project costs associated with the construction of BT primary schools in Uganda.

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interested in biking to uganda, too?

Great! Contact Liz and we’ll send you our complete “Bike to Uganda” kit, including: a step-by-step guide, tips, fundraising tools & ideas, sponsorship letters, marketing materials, and more! You’ll also get access to your own online registration site!