2018 Ride For The Living Schedule
 

Thursday, June 28th

  • Private group tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau

  • Welcome dinner

Friday, June 29th

  • Ride For The Living – Cycle from Auschwitz-Birkenau to JCC Krakow on a flat, enjoyable, and meaningful 55-mile (90 km) bike ride

  • Non-Riders enjoy a day of programming and tours in Krakow, preceded by participation in the first few miles of the official Ride if they so choose

  • Shabbat dinner with over 500 participants, including the local Jewish community and guests from all over the world – the biggest Shabbat dinner in Krakow since before WWII
     

Saturday, June 30th

  • Participants may choose either a tour of Old Town Krakow and Kazimierz (the Jewish quarter) or a free day to explore the city and enjoy Krakow’s Jewish Culture Festival, the largest such festival in the world*

  • Shalom on Szeroka Street – join 20,000 people for Havdalah and an open-air music concert featuring highlights from the Jewish Culture Festival

Sunday, July 1

  • Closing ceremony

  • Various programs as part of the Jewish Culture Festival

 

*Discounted Festival passes available for Ride For The Living participants


RIDE FOR THE LIVING pricing

Unless otherwise noted, the cost for both Riders and Non-Riders includes three nights of hotel accommodation, bikes, helmets, and support services for Ride For The Living or alternate Friday activities, tours of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow, Shabbat dinner with the Jewish community of Krakow and five additional meals, and opening and closing ceremonies. The 1-day Friday option includes the Ride itself with bikes, helmets, support services, and lunch, as well as Shabbat dinner. Flights are not included.

5-STAR HOTEL
REGISTRATION FEE
SINGLE
ROOM
DOUBLE
ROOM
TRIPLE
ROOM
$1,300 $1,000 $900
3-STAR HOTEL
REGISTRATION FEE
SINGLE
ROOM
DOUBLE
ROOM
TRIPLE
ROOM
$800 $700 $650
REGISTRATION FEE
WITHOUT ACCOMODATION
FULL
PROGRAM
1-DAY
(FRIDAY RIDE)
$575 $275

90% of JCC Krakow’s operating budget each year is raised overseas. We request that participants who will be riding fundraise $900 USD (30 yrs+) or $500 USD (under 30 yrs) for Ride For The Living; fundraising amounts are not included in the registration fee. Our community relies on Ride For The Living to ensure its continued viability.

 

If you’re interested in registering for 4-days with your own accommodation or participating only in the 1-day bike ride, please contact us at ridefortheliving@jcckrakow.org for more details.


WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Registration cost varies depening on participant's hotel choice. We request that participants fundraise $900 USD (30 yrs+) or $500 USD (30 yrs-) for Ride For The Living, fundraising amounts are not inlcuded in the registration fee.

Not Included

  • Additional hotel nights
  • Saturday and Sunday lunch and dinner (restaurant recommendations will be provided)
  • Flight costs
  • Jewish Culture Festival tickets (contact us for discounted prices for Ride participants)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Included

  • Three night stay at a hotel (breakfast included), June 28-July 1
  • Bikes, jerseys, helmets, water, lunch and snacks (day of Ride)
  • Private group tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, transportation included
  • Day of programming for non-Riders (on the day of the Ride)
  • Meals: Thursday lunch and dinner; Friday lunch and Shabbat dinner; hotel breakfast each morning
  • Saturday programming inlcuding tours of Krakow
  • Local transport to and from events.