MS Bike Across Canada


Jonathan Allenger

Journey with Jonathan

This summer, I am embarking on a cross Canada bicycle trip to amplify awareness of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and to raise $1,000,000 to support the MS community in Canada. A trip that I hope you will take part in… either by meeting with me at rest stops along the way, riding with me or simply sharing your knowledge of this project within your own networks. I am looking forward to speaking to Canadians about my challenges as a Canadian living with MS, my hopes and dreams for a world free of this disease.

We’re in this together. Let’s ride.

Cet été, j’entreprends un voyage en vélo à travers le Canada, dans le but de sensibiliser le public à la sclérose en plaques (SP) et de recueillir des fonds en faveur de la communauté des gens touchés par la SP au Canada. J’espère que vous serez nombreux à prendre part à cette aventure, soit en pédalant un bout de chemin avec moi, soit en venant me rencontrer pendant mes haltes ou simplement en faisant connaître le projet sur vos propres réseaux. J’ai hâte de pouvoir échanger avec vous, discuter des défis que j’affronte en tant que Canadien vivant avec la SP, et partager mes espoirs ainsi que mon rêve d’un monde où cette maladie aura été vaincue pour de bon.

Nous sommes tous du voyage : l’aventure commence!

Route map

June 26

Cycling ended in St. John's, NL at the Terry Fox Memorial, Mile Zero.

Watch the Instagram Live recording here

The MS Bike Ride Across Canada has started on Sunday May 7th in Vancouver, British Columbia. We expect to finish the journey on Monday, June 26 in St John’s, Newfoundland.

Key stops of my route will be in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Regina, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Moncton, North Sydney and St John’s.


Did you meet/see Jonathan along his journey? Leave your mark to let Jonathan know you were part of his journey!

The Crew that made it happen

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Thank You!

Your donations means so much, especially to all who are affected by MS, so thank you for taking action and raising awareness. Every donation gets us closer to our $1,000,000 goal.

Official Sponsor / Sponsor Officiel

BioScript Solutions
In support of MS Canada
MS Bike
Au profit de SP Canada
Vélo SP

Mentioned In

CTV News Regina
4t Below Zero
Global News
Canadian Cycling Magazine
TB News Watch
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
Everyday Health
Medicine Hat News
The Chronicle Journal