St. Louis CF Cycle for Life 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: To protect the health and well-being of the cystic fibrosis community and CF Foundation staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, the cystic fibrosis community is finding new ways to come together through virtual experiences. While we will not be together in person, we can be together in spirit and participate virtually - showing the strength of our community and passion to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis.

Scroll down to learn more about how to participate in your local 65 Roses Challenge event and contact your local chapter for more details.


Take the Challenge: 65 Roses Challenge

Additional Event Details: team and individual training rides will be made available soon.

Suggested Fundraising Minimum (but NOT required): $175

Questions? Anna Kusnierkiewicz: akusnierkiewicz@cff.org  I   (314)733-1241

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About CF Cycle for Life

Register to Participate Virtually. Register and participate virtually in the 65 Roses Challenge and help us stay the course and advance our mission in an uncertain time. While we can’t be together in person, we can be together in spirit and participate virtually - showing the strength of our community and passion to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis. There will be no registration fee to participate virtually and any fees paid prior to this announcement will be credited to your fundraising efforts.

Recruit. Recruit others to participate with you (at a safe distance or even from another state). Now that we are virtual, you can participate anywhere!

Fundraise. Fundraise online by leveraging the tools in the Participant Center, the mobile app, and Fundraise on Facebook to reach your goal. Create a virtual passion fundraising event by developing a fundraising event through your favorite hobby, activity, or passion.

Take the Challenge. Beginning Sunday, August 2 through Monday, October 5, we encourage you to take the 65 Day Challenge by choosing your ride distance (ride 650 miles, ride 65 miles or create your own) for every experience level of rider! We will encourage you along the way with personal stories and urge you to share Why I Ride with your supporters and help us continue our critical work towards our ultimate goal of a one-time cure for CF!

Join us on Strava to track your activity so we can all ride together, even though this year we will have to be apart.

Share your Journey. Wear your Cystic Fibrosis Foundation branded apparel, custom team t-shirt, or a past event shirt or jersey while you ride. Share how you’re participating by sharing your story and posting a selfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Make sure to tag the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Gateway Chapter (@cffstl) and use the hashtags: #CFCycleforLife, #65RosesChallenge or

#Together65 to keep the energy and momentum going strong! Celebrate! We want to celebrate you and your participation in the 65 Roses Challenge! At the conclusion of your event you’ll receive a certificate of completion and the option to redeem a reward 30 days post event. Share your success on social to let everyone know you completed your 65 Roses Challenge.

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 10K The Staenberg Group ($11,175.50)
  2 -  Top Team 5K Grace's Gang ($6,008.00)
  3 -  Top Team 5K While I Breathe, I Hope ($5,835.00)
  4 -  McCarthy ($4,130.00)
  5 -  Team Spiegel ($4,130.00)

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Top Cyclists

  1 -  Darren Ridenhour ($11,175.50)
  2 -  Rick Steingruby ($5,540.00)
  3 -  Kari Unterbrink ($5,408.00)
  4 -  Meaghan Spiegel ($4,130.00)
  5 -  Michael Nickels ($3,865.00)

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65 Roses Champions

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: $65,000.00

Raised: $68,220.50

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Ride Details

Date: 8/2/2020 - 10/5/2020
Check-in: N/A
Start Time: Anytime
Route Mileages: Ride 650 Miles in 65 Days, Ride 65 Miles in 65 Days, Create your own individual or team 65 day challenge and help us get 65 days closer to a cure for everyone fighting CF!
Chapter: Gateway Chapter
Event Location: Virtual Event,
Event Coordinator Name: Anna Kusnierkiewicz
Event Coordinator Email: akusnierkiewicz@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 314-733-1241

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

Local Sponsors

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