Whether you’re an elite cyclist, looking for a fun family sporting event or a beginner rider, VIVA! Communications is calling all cyclists ahead of the annual Ride4Epilepsy in September.

Join Olympic medallist and six-time World Champion cyclist, Marion Clignet, Collingwood cheer-squad identity and father of a daughter with epilepsy, Joffa Corfe, and cycling enthusiasts and sport personalities for a unique Melbourne bike ride to help raise awareness and funds for the Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria.

The Ride4Epilepsy is open to riders of all age groups and abilities. Registrations are now open and participants can enter individually or as a team, with the first 1,000 registrants receiving a free wind vest.

Melbourne Storm prop Adam Blair and Joffa set their hot lap times ahead of the Ride 4 Epilepsy

The event will feature track-side entertainment, a Sponsor Expo and a bike education program for younger members of the family.

Get racing tips, health & epilepsy info by following the Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria on twitter (@epilepsyvic) & facebook.

Register your interest for the Ride4Epilepsy

What: Recreational bike ride in teams or as an individual
When: September 25, 2011, 8am – 2pm
Where: Sandown Raceway, 591-659 Princes Highway, Springvale, Melbourne
Cost: Adult – $79
Child (under 18) – $59
How: For more information and to register head to http://www.ride4epilepsy.com.au/
Register: By Friday September 23, 2011

About epilepsy
Epilepsy is a significant community problem in Australia. People living with uncontrolled epilepsy experience wide-ranging physical, psychological and social issues, as epilepsy impacts on every aspect of their lives and the lives of their families and carers.