Rochester 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.


About CF Cycle for Life

Due to Covid-19, the WNY/Rochester Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is excited to announce that we are taking our July 18th Cycle for Life event virtual.  While we will miss gathering together on event day, we are thrilled to be able keep our 10-year tradition alive.  Even though we won’t be together in person, we can be together in spirit—showing the strength of our community and passion to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis. 

Register today, and join the 65 Roses Challenge:

One Foundation, one goal to raise $65 million in 2020 to support progress toward our mission!

Help us reach that goal by participating virtually in Rochester Cycle for Life and continuing your fundraising efforts.

How do I Participate?

  1. Register for Cycle for Life https://www.fightcf.cff.org/rochestercycle  If the link doesn’t work, please cut and paste: fightcf.cff.org/rochestercycle into your web browser.
  2. Join us on our Facebook Event page for all the fun and important updates. https://www.facebook.com/events/238273937601242/
  3. Plan to join our virtual kickoff on Facebook on Friday, July 17th at 5:00pm
  4. Get out and Ride on July 18th or 19th
  5. Spread the joy! And Invite a #roccycleteammate to join you (at a safe distance or even from another state!) Now that we are Virtual the ride can be done ANYWHERE!
  6. You can continue fundraising online by leveraging the tools in the CF Cycle for Life Participant Center, the mobile app, and Fundraise on Facebook to reach your goal to help you meet the suggested fundraising minimum. 

There is no registration fee to participate in the Virtual 2020 Rochester Cycle for Life.

In celebration of our 65th Anniversary and the 65 Roses Challenge, we are excited to announce our new fundraising incentive program* for this year’s virtual Rochester Cycle for Life.  The fundraising incentive prizes include:

  • All virtual participants that raise $65 will receive a CFF Cycle for Life buff
  • Raise $100 – receive a Cycle t-shirt
  • Raise $500 - add Cycle for Life Jersey to your package *NEW level this year*
  • Raise $650 – CFF branded apparel items
  • Raise $1,000 – CFF Yeti Rambler
  • Raise $2,500 – CFF jacket

More information on the incentive prizes coming soon!

* Starting October 3rd participants who achieve these fundraising minimums will receive an email with redemption information.  This allows participants additional time after our ride weekend to earn these prizes.


Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 5K Pedallers ($6,925.00)
  2 -  Top Team 5K R4Kx2+ (Riding for Kori, Katie, + all w/CF) ($5,815.00)
  3 -  Team Raymonda ($4,075.00)
  4 -  Dynabraders ($2,825.00)
  5 -  Breathe Right ($1,725.00)

More »

Top Cyclists

  1 -  Russ Favro ($6,550.00)
  2 -  Tim Faulhaber ($2,160.00)
  3 -  Sherry Tice ($1,835.00)
  4 -  Gerry Raymonda ($1,800.00)
  5 -  Eric Milligan ($1,725.00)

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: $44,750.00

Raised: $24,585.00

Donate Now

Ride Details

Date: 7/17/2020
Start Time: Virtual Celebration 5:00 pm
Route Mileages: Route and length of your choosing
Chapter: Rochester Chapter
Event Location: https://www.facebook.com/events/238273937601242/,
Event Coordinator Name: Patty Schwarzweller
Event Coordinator Email: pschwarzweller@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: (585) 270-0365

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