If you have never raised funds before, $1,250 can seem like a scary amount. You will be surprised how individuals respond to you when you tell them what you are doing and that you need their “help” in achieving your goal.
Visit our fundraising page for more tips and a handy list of ideas!
Here is the medical form required of ALL participants – Riders AND CREW.
Please print and bring the medical form to orientation day November 18th.
SR 18 Medical Form
Coming from out of town or out of state? We are an easily accessible South Florida destination. While the closest airport is Miami International, you may find better pricing for flights into nearby Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International .
With either one, you won’t need a car! There are inexpensive Uber or Lyft options as well as public transportation.
Our TRI-RAIL /Metrorail public transportation system runs North and South from northern most West Palm Beach to Miami (map, right). You can catch Tri-Rail at Ft Lauderdale Airport, then transfer at the TRI-RAIL/METRORAIL Transfer Station. Take Metrorail to the University of Miami stop (see map below).
From Miami airport, just take the Metrorail right to the University of Miami stop.
See their website links highlighted for schedules.
Tri-Rail and Metrorail will drop you off right at the University!
More information to follow. But here is an overview.
The University of Miami is easily accessible from all major airports, and up and down the east coast, by rail.
TRI-RAIL Runs North and South from West Palm Beach to Miami. Get on and head south. You can even catch it at Ft Lauderdale Airport! Transfer at the TRI-RAIL/METRORAIL Transfer Station.
Visit http://www.tri-rail.com for schedules.
From the TRI-RAIL/METRORAIL Transfer Station, Metrorail runs south right to the University of Miami! Also has routes from/to the Miami Airport!
Click here for Metrorail schedules.
Where do I stay before or after the ride? Are there any deals to be had? –
Good News! We have once again partnered with DelMay and Partners for SMART Ride 18 to help with all our hotel needs. Below is the link to the current list of participating hotels. We are still awaiting pricing information for some. And more sites may be added as they become available. You may even consider reaching out to team mates or other riders or crew members to share a room and save!
Delmay Partners – Hotels before and after the Ride
!!IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR THE RIDE YOU STILL MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR HOUSING!!!
On Friday night of the ride, rooms are provided in Hawks Cay, Florida. Registration for these rooms will open on September 23rd. You will receive an email asking you to log in and choose your room mates.
- 4-6 People per room
- Private bathroom and air conditioning.
- The beautiful pool area, manicured grounds, and waterfront.
- There is NO additional cost for these accommodations to riders or crew (unless you upgrade).
For Thursday night before the ride, and, Saturday night following the conclusion of the ride, check the housing page for recommendations on where to stay.