Chicago CF Cycle for Life 2015

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Online registration has been turned off. Onsite day of event registration will be from 6am-8:00am. 


Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life 

Get your wheels in motion and join us for our Chicago Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life annual bike event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Chicago, Illinois. The Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 30 and 60 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Registration: 6:00am
60 mile start: 7:00am
30 mile start: 8:00am
Fully supported 30 and 65 mile route with fully stocked rest stops, support and gear vehicles, and bike mechanics on the route.

Click here for our Rest stop and Route Details

Rules of the Road

Check out our 2015 Routes!
30 Mile Route
60 Mile Route 

30 Mile Cue Sheet
60 Mile Cue Sheet 

Current Registration Fee: $45*

Minimum Fundraising Requirement: $150 
Turn in your $150 fundraising minimum due on or before ride day to earn a long-sleeved official event T-shirt. Raise more money for a chance to earn other great prizes including the official event jersey!

*Registration fees are non-transferrable, non-refundable and do not count towards the fundraising minimum.

Fundraising Incentives from Kuipers Family Farm:
•All participants will receive 2 Free Pumpkin Farm Activity Area admissions
•Riders who raise $500 or more will receive 2 Free Pumpkin Farm Activity Area admissions AND one dozen apple cider doughnuts
•Riders who raise $750 or more will receive 4 Free Pumpkin Farm Activity Area admissions AND one dozen apple cider doughnuts

Day of activities at Kuipers Family Farm:
-Free hayrides
-Farm animals
-20% off in The Orchard Shop
-Apple Picking
-Lawn games

Packet Pick-up & Donation Drop-off
Cyclists are strongly encouraged to pick-up their packet prior to the morning of the event. Cyclists who raised $750 or more can pick up their jersey at this time as well. On-site packet pick-up and donation drop off will be available for those who are unable to attend at the times below. T-shirts will be available to all cyclists who meet the minimum the morning of the event.

Finish line celebration including:
-live band
-beer garden
-catered lunch
Contact Michelle Minardi at 312-236-4491 x111 or mminardi@cff.org for more information

Riders ages 16 and up may participate.  

Bike helmets are required to ride.

CF Cycle for Life has a limited number of rooms available at the Fairfield Inn and Suites at 2096 Bricher Rd, St Charles, IL 60174. Rates are $135 + tax per night. To check availability and make your reservation, please contact Amy Kozyra by phone 312-236-4491 x100 or email akozyra@cff.org.

Learn more about other Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle For Life rides across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 30K Team Max ($38,241.07)
  2 -  Top Team 10K Motorola in Motion ($13,780.00)
  3 -  Top Team 5K Bike the Drive ($5,905.00)
  4 -  Top Team 5K Anna B's Bikers ($5,379.00)
  5 -  Top Team 5K Rocketing to the Cure ($5,261.00)

More »

Top Cyclists

  1 -  Steve Knipstein ($12,474.46)
  2 -  Julie Knipstein ($11,350.00)
  3 -  Alyssa Scott ($4,245.00)
  4 -  Rosie Woods ($3,240.00)
  5 -  Jeanne and Bill Plunkett ($3,105.00)

More »

Volunteer for the CF Cycle for Life

Would you like to join the volunteer team or do you know someone who would enjoy being a part of a winning team? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. The contribution of each volunteer helps make CF Cycle for Life more enjoyable and it helps raise funds to cure cystic fibrosis.

Become a Volunteer

Cycle Goal: $140,000.00

Raised: $120,041.56

Donate Now

Ride Details

Date: August 22, 2015
Check-in: 6:00 am
Start Time: 7 am - 60 mile, 8 am - 30 mile
Route Mileages: 30 & 60 miles
Chapter: Greater Illinois - Chicago
Event Location: Kuiper's Family Farm,
Maple Park, IL
Event Coordinator Name: Michelle Minardi
Event Coordinator Phone: 312-236-4491 x111

Print Cycle Details Map

Please convert cash donations into a money order or check before mailing or bringing to the event.

New Mobile App

Download our CF Cycle for Life Mobile App today!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play

Local Sponsors