Connecticut CF Cycle for Life 2019

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About CF Cycle for Life

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. Whether you’re a first-time participant or a professional cyclist, you can turn your passion into progress and inspire change through what you love.  Get your wheels in motion and join us for our 2019 annual bicycle event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Connecticut!

Connecticut CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with two routes to choose from; either 25 or 50-miles. Expect amazing energy, camaraderie, themed rest stops, and an incredible finish-line celebration.  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, and support vehicles to help you complete the ride. 

CF Cycle for Life 2019 Route Options*:

25-mile route | 50-mile route

*Routes are subject to change

CF Cycle for Life provides a great opportunity for companies and groups of friends and family members to come together and ride in support of a worthy cause.  If you are a biking enthusiast, take your ride to the next level by signing up for CF Cycle for Life and help add tomorrows to the lives of those with cystic fibrosis today. Join the fun and help us make CF stand for Cure Found!

Be sure to join our Connecticut CF Cycle for Life Group on Facebook for ride updates and announcements and “LIKE” our Connecticut CFF Chapter page on Facebook for Foundation news.

Get Involved: Become a sponsor, team leader, committee member, and/or a volunteer and, of course, riders are always needed for this event! For more information please contact Melanie DiNicola at (860) 632-7300 or email mdinicola@cff.org. Thank you for adding tomorrows for people living with cystic fibrosis!

Registration Fee Schedule:
Today – 06.30.2019                       $25
07.01.2019 – 08.31.2019               $35
09.01.2019 – 09.17.2019               $45
(online registration closes @ noon on 9/17/2019 – walk-ups welcome day of ride)

The Connecticut CF Cycle for Life is a pledge-based event. In addition to the registration fee, all registered cyclists are required to meet a minimum fundraising total of $175 and will receive a commemorative long sleeve event t-shirt for their efforts at the event. Participants who raise $750 will earn the official 2019 CF Cycle for Life Jersey and for raising $2,500, will also earn the matching cycle shorts! The average cyclist raises over $600!

Fundraising Minimum: $175 (Registration fees are not included in fundraising minimum.)

Minimum Fundraising Requirement Policy: The minimum pledge requirement of $175 is due on or before event day, however if you have met your minimum fundraising by the day of the event, we encourage you to keep fundraising. Reach for the stars and earn great rewards and recognition up to one month after the event. The average amount a participant raises is $740. 

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum. Thank you for adding tomorrows for people with cystic fibrosis.

  • Riders ages 16 and up may participate. 
  • Bike helmets are required to ride.

Learn more about other CF Cycle for Life® rides across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 15K Touring for Teagan and Skylar ($27,013.00)
  2 -  Top Team 5K Ty Five ($8,970.00)
  3 -  Team Jacob ($4,962.00)
  4 -  CCCFC/CCMC/HH ($2,040.26)
  5 -  Laura's Lifesavers ($1,737.00)

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Top Cyclists

  1 -  Jim Colella ($19,195.00)
  2 -  Phillip Stimpson ($4,650.00)
  3 -  Megan & Tony Colella ($2,500.00)
  4 -  Courtney Day ($1,775.00)
  5 -  Melanie DiNicola ($1,670.00)

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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: $88,300.00

Raised: $61,418.63

Donate Now

Ride Details

Date: 9/21/2019
Check-in: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 9:30 am 25-mile route or 8:30 am 50-mile route
Route Mileages: 25 and 50 miles
Chapter: Connecticut Chapter
Event Location: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation CT Chapter Office,
Middletown, CT
Event Coordinator Name: Melanie DiNicola
Event Coordinator Email: mdinicola@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 860.632.7300

Print Cycle Details Map

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

Local Sponsors

New Mobile App

Download our CF Cycle for Life Mobile App today!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play