Michael Permack

Total Raised: $2,370.35

Calgary 2020




August 9, 2019



Michael Permack is one the Spinners at the inaugural Spin For Life event on November 21, 2020! Each participant (once they reach a fundraising minimum of $250) gets one hour on a bike while we collectively attempt to Spin around the world in just one day. All donations go to support the Canadian Cancer Society. You can help by donating to his campaign and/or cheering him on at the event.

Why I'm Spinning:

I am spinning to support the Canadian Cancer Society’s research. They do the best work in Canada through a world class peer review panel. Let’s save some lives.

Who I'm Spinning For:

Francine Permack wife breast cancer, alive
Shirley Permack mom breast cancer, passed
Sharon Permack sister breast cancer, alive
Howie Stillman, first cousin leukemia passed

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$102.56 from Ian McConnell on September 24, 2019
Part of donation to team: Michael Permack
Message from Donor: “Way to go Michael!”

$255.93 from Daniel Yu on August 9, 2019
Message from Donor: “Go Michael! Rock it!”

$255.93 from Cornel Gabor on August 9, 2019
Message from Donor: “Good luck!!”

$500.00 from Peter Lam on August 9, 2019
Message from Donor: “What a great cause. Thanks, Michael.”

$255.93 from Arvind Singh on August 9, 2019
Message from Donor: “Best of luck!”

$500.00 from Archie Tang on August 9, 2019
Message from Donor: “Keep up the good work Mike!”

$500.00 from John Tran on August 9, 2019
Message from Donor: “Thanks Michael. Let’s do our part to find a cure for cancer. Ride hard buddy!”


Spin For Life values inclusion and removing barriers to entry for participation; any skill level, beginner to pro, is encouraged to join. There’s no need for any special equipment or gear – alongside 180 spin bikes, Spin For Life is equipped with low-impact floor and arm pedal machines. Spinners are in a controlled indoor environment where the risk is low, medical support is always close-at-hand, and the weather won’t affect the experience. Our participants’ physical and fundraising commitments are also designed to be manageable challenges: one hour of sweat with a minimum $1,000 raised for charity.


Thanks to our growing list of like-minded sponsors and patrons, 100% of donations stay with the Canadian Cancer Society. With each event, Spin For Life aims to raise a minimum of $1.44 million with new host cities being added every year for a ten year goal of $180 million. Tax receiptable donations can be allocated to any of three categories: Clinical Trials, Wheels of Hope, or the Alberta Cancer Research Fund (which was specially created to be funded by Spin For Life). Even in our first year, we are aiming to break the World Record for most money raised with a static cycling event.


Over the course of eight hours, our Spinners will collectively ride the circumference of the world: 40,075 km. Each hour is themed around distinct global landscapes with LED screens, theatre lighting, and mapped projections transporting participants through a beautiful, challenging, and cathartic experience. Emcees and Instructors will lead the music-filled Spin Hours, introducing stories of cancer heroes, researchers, clinicians, and remembrances of those we have lost. All culminating in a world record ceremony and on-site after party when we finish spinning around the globe!