South Carolina 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



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How do I participate?

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. In the 65 days between July 4th and Labor Day, we challenge you and your team to ride 165 miles, stride 165 miles, and help us raise $165,000! You can do this however & whenever is best for you!  Hop on a treadmill, stationary bike, hit the pavement, ride around the neighborhood with your family, or just take a walk to support CFF.  Mark your milestones each Friday by 12PM by sending an email to southcarolina@cff.org with your progress for the week!  Please see below for the fun CFF swag and shout outs galore that you can earn!

LEVEL 1:  33 miles or $100 raised

Earn =  2020 Great Strides t-shirt & name listed in Chapter Newsletter

LEVEL 2:  66 miles or $250 raised

Earn = 65th Anniversary CFF Koozie & shout out on our social media

LEVEL 3:  99 miles or $500 raised

Earn = Super Strider lanyard & personal post w/ photo on our social media

LEVEL 4:  132 miles or $750 raised

Earn = CFF cooling towel & opportunity to share video about your fighter

LEVEL 5:  165 miles or $1,000 raised

Earn = CFF Grand Club t-shirt & feature in the 65 Roses Virtual Celebration

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 social media. Make sure to tag us (@CFFSouthCarolina & @CysticFibrosisFoundation on Facebook and @cff_sc on Instagram) 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 the challenge, you’ll receive a certificate of completion and a list of incentives you will be receiving post-event. We will come together virtually on Saturday, September 26th to celebrate and recognize your success!

Additional Event Details:

Date: Saturday, September 26

Time: TBD

Location: At home, via Facebook Live on Facebook.com/CFFSouthCarolina

Suggested Fundraising Minimum:  $165


Jamie Bierdz: jbierdz@cff.org | 843-388-5968


Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 15K Hannah - Bekah Bunch ($21,580.00)
  2 -  Team Kitty Kat ($2,558.00)
  3 -  BZ's Buddies ($1,460.00)
  4 -  Pedaling for the Pritchards ($420.00)

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Top Cyclists

  1 -  Larry Garten ($21,580.00)
  2 -  Kristen La Seta ($1,308.00)
  3 -  Brayden Shiveler ($1,010.00)
  4 -  Jordan La Seta ($650.00)
  5 -  Sara Shiveler ($450.00)

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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: $30,100.50

Donate Now

Ride Details

Date: 9/26/2020
Check-in: 10:00 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Route Mileages: 165 miles
Chapter: South Carolina
Event Location: Virtual Event,
Travelers Rest, SC
Event Coordinator Name: Jamie Bierdz
Event Coordinator Email: jbierdz@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 843-388-5968

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