No parent is prepared to learn their child has cancer. That’s why Children’s Cancer Connection is here to help you navigate the road ahead. While many great organizations are working to find a cure for the disease afflicting more than 13,500 children each year in the United States, Children’s Cancer Connection strives to provide care following a cancer diagnosis. We offer support, education and recreation for the entire family for the entire journey. Whatever twists and turns you encounter as you adjust to your new normal, you can always count on one thing: Children’s Cancer Connection is dedicated to supporting you the entire way.
Big Wheel Rally
The Big Wheel Rally is a fundraiser supporting Children's Cancer Connection (CCC). Participants ride Big Wheels (often dressed in costumes) down Ingersoll Ave in Des Moines, IA stopping at multiple locations along the way. You do not need to have a Big Wheel to attend and there is no registration or cost to participate. Donations, shirt purchases, and sponsorships are HIGHLY encouraged. All proceeds through shirt sales, donations, and sponsorships are donated to CCC. Last year's BWR raised over $40,000! Help us beat that this year???
To *Sponsor* the Big Wheel Rally or make a donation, please go to www.childrenscancerconnection.org AND note that the donation is for Big Wheel Rally.
Route details and live music:
The Station on Ingersoll (Formerly Zimm's) - 11:00am - 2:00pm - TBD
GT - 2:00 - 3:00 - TBD
Ingersoll Tap - 2:30 - 4:30 - DJs - Kwalls, Kabuki
Yacht Club - 4:30 - 6:30 - TBD
Q: Do I need a Big Wheel to participate?
A: No, but you'll have more fun if you bring one!
Q: Are Big Wheels provided to ride at the event?
A: No, participants must bring their own "Big Wheel" or other ride-able non-motorized vehicle.
Q: Is there a registration fee?
A: No, but donations are HIGHLY encouraged.
Q: Do you have to be 21 to attend?
A: This is an adult event, but kids are allowed at the start of the Rally to see the Big Wheels, have lunch at The Station on Ingersoll, etc. Note that there usually are not many kids at the start. Anyone Under 21 will not be allowed into GT, Ingersoll Tap, or Yacht Club as they do not sell food.