Diwali Calories? Nope. Not this time!

Don't wait! Introduce your family to a healthy habit before you go on to enjoy the treats of Diwali!

Route Options

Fun routes? Beautiful views? Challenging climbs? We have them all!

Our incredible routes are designed for cycling enjoyment by all levels with options for young riders, families and intermediate level riders.

Just start riding! Food and support are always there right behind you.

  • Fully supported with well-stocked rest stops
  • SAG (Support & Gear) vehicles to make sure you have help nearby
  • Special colored arrows to mark each route
  • Route support volunteers

The Sparkler


5km (3.4mi), 89 ft

For families with young riders.
Ride above the bridge and see cars below zip by in either direction. Bring on your school and trailer bikes.
Make health fun!

THE SPARKLER

Ready for a sparkling Diwali?



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THE SPINNER


25km (13.2 mi), 418 ft

For teenagers, young adults and those who would like some exercise.
Ride through the best schools in the nation. Faria Elementary, JFK Middle, Monte Vista High, Lincoln Elementary & Garden Gate Elementary. Spot 'em all!

THE SPINNER

Are you ready to spin?


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The rocket


50km / 28.3 mi, 873 ft


For all the rockets that want to earn those Diwali treats!
Pass by the iconic NASA Ames Research Center and Microsoft campus with beautiful views of Stevens Creek trail.

THE ROCKET

So you think you can do it?

More details coming soon...

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REGISTRATION

THE SPARKLER

Kids $10* / Adults $10*

  • for young riders, riders with trailers and child bike
  • Short and sweet ride
  • Fun family ride with kids
Register!

THE SPINNER Most Popular amongst teens and adults!

Kids $15* / Adults $25*

  • Riders of all ages and capabilities
  • Classic urban bike routes in Cupertino
  • fun ride with friends
Register!

THE ROCKET

Kids $20* / Adults $30*

  • Riders of intermediate skills and experience
  • Challenging climbs, scenic views
  • Guilt-free Diwali sweet treat
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*Early bird pricing till August 30th. Hurry!

For any questions on the rides, don’t hesitate to email us at festivelo-diwali@sv.team-asha.org !

RIDE-DAY INFO

RIDE DATE AND LOCATION

DATE

30th September, 2017

START

Faria Elementary School

END LOCATION

Memorial Park, Cupertino

Parking

De Anza College, Parking Lot A

Schedule

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    7:00 AM ONSITE REGISTRATION

    Last minute registration at the site

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    8:00 AM Packet pickup

    Pick up your bib, snack coupons and swag bag. Rider must provide ID, registration receipt and signed waiver to participate and receive ride packet.

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    RIDE START TIMES

    Spin away!

    8:00 AM – 50km

    9:00 AM – 25km

    10:00 AM – 5km

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    FOOD And Festivities

    Let the feast and festivities begin! Don’t forget to take your wallet to enjoy all the good food at the stalls!

    11:00AM – Bay Area Diwali Festival begins at Memorial Park, Cupertino

Do you This is the perfect event for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a friendly ride. There will not be any awards or medals. Instead, we have a diwali mela festival at the end to celebrate
Water and snacks will be provided during the ride.
Your bike and helmet. Wear comfortable, but not loose clothing. Snacks and water will be provided during the ride.
There will be bike valet available to store the bikes while you attend the Diwali mela.
You can start as late as 30 minutes after the announced start time.
No, the roads will be open to traffic. Bikers are expected to follow road rules.
You will be either picked up by SAG (Support and Gear) vehicle or a bike technical team will help you repair the bike.
There will be SAG (Support and Gear) vehicles available throughout the ride to pick you up.
No. For safety reasons we do not allow people to wear headphones.
Yes, helmet is mandatory. No helmet, no ride.
No, there’s no fee to park at the DeAnza College parking lot.
Yes, restrooms will be available before, during and at the end of the ride.
Kids between the ages 6-18 can ride with their parent.
No, registration fee is not refundable or transferrable.
On the day of the ride, at the starting point. Please make sure to bring a photo ID to pickup your registration kit.
Yes, if the child is above 6 years old and riding with you.

SPONSORS


What are the benefits of sponsoring such an event?
• Reaching Asha network of 15000+ people
• On the day of the event, directly reaching an audience of approximately 200-300.
• Brand recognition via massive marketing
• Outreach to a diverse Bay Area community

Sponsorships are available at all levels and we are constantly looking for good matches. Contact us at festivelo-diwali@sv.team-asha.org and we will gladly work with you to tailor a sponsorship package that fits your specific needs.

About Asha for Education

Asha for Education is a secular, fully volunteer driven, non-profit organization dedicated to change in India by focusing on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.

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Asha Silicon Valley is a chapter of Asha for Education.

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About Team Asha

Team Asha is a premier endurance sports training program. It provides personalized coaching, motivation and support for individuals with a goal to run a half/full marathon or bike 100 km/100 miles or to do a triathlon. Since year 2000, Team Asha has helped hundreds of people realize their marathon and endurance biking aspirations.

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