About Our Great Strides Walk

This year we’re turning Great Strides into Great Rides with a Car Parade to celebrate your efforts towards finding a cure for cf. We hope you’ll join us at the Car Parade and during our 65 Roses Challenge.

How do I participate?

Register for the Car Parade: Each adult driving in the Car Parade should register online. If you’re already registered, you’re all set!

Register to Participate Virtually. Can’t join us at the Car Parade? 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.

Recruit. Recruit others to participate with you. They can drive a car in the Car Parade or participate virtually in the 65 Roses Challenge.

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. Climb, Cycle, and/or Hike from October 1 - 31. Help us stay the course and advance our mission by reaching physical and philanthropic goals of 65,000 miles and $165,000 in one month!!! Track your miles with us on Strava. Once registered a link to join the 65 Roses Endurance Challenge will be shared with you.

Share your Journey. Wear your CF Foundation branded apparel, custom team t-shirt, or a past Great Strides shirt while you walk, run, or ride. Share how you’re participating in the 65 Roses Challenge by sharing your story and posting a selfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Make sure to tag the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and use the hashtags: #GreatStrides; #65RosesChallenge and #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 by tagging the CF Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and use the hashtags: #GreatStrides; #65RosesChallenge or #Together65 to let everyone know you completed your 65 Roses Challenge.

Car Parade Details: Decorate your car, remain in your vehicle during the event and please RSVP to help us prepare for everyone. Reserve your spot.

November 14, 2020, 10:00 am, Redemption Church – 1820 W. Elliott Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85233
For your safety and the safety of all attendees, please:
• Stay in your car at all times.
• Adhere to the parking map sent to you shortly before the event. Park in every other spot to avoid close contact with other cars.
• Do not tailgate or throw things between cars.
• Wear a seatbelt while your car is in motion and do not hang out of a sunroof.
• Obey all speed limits and traffic laws during the parade.
• Follow the Line Leader during the parade.

Thank you Sponsors! We want to thank our generous national and regional sponsors - gold national sponsor, AbbVie, our silver national sponsor, Vertex, our bronze sponsors, Genentech and Gilead, and our regional sponsor, Mylan.

Questions: arizona@cff.org (602) 224-0068