July 27-28, 2018

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Weekend Schedule & Info

– Food catered by Cinch & The Fire Engine Pizza Truck

– Beer provided by Two Roads

– Wine provided by Newman’s Own

Music Lineup

   *100% of the music and food costs for the event are provided by private donors*


Friday, July 27th

Opening Ceremony / BBQ / Rider Check In / Bike Drop Off

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
At the Fairfield County Hunt Club, 174 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT (Directions to the Hunt Club)

Opening Ceremony Details
  • Live Music from Oak & Ash, BBQ and Special Guest Speaker: Brenna Huckaby
  • MUSIC AND GUEST SPEAKER OPEN TO ALL, INCLUDING THE GENERAL PUBLIC
BBQ Details
  • Food wristbands required – pick up at wristband table
  • Riders you’re free but you must RSVP
  • Friends and family are welcome to the BBQ dinner but must buy a food ticket 
  • Riders are FREE (Includes BBQ)
  • Adults (14 yrs old and up): $20 (Includes BBQ) 
  • Children (13 yrs old & under): $8
  • Beer and wine available for guests 21 and over (ID Required)

Click here to RSVP or buy food tickets

Rider Check In/Bike Drop Off Details

  • Rider check in and last-minute safety check on your bike; technicians will be on hand for complimentary bike checks
  • Check your bike at the Hunt Club Friday night where it will be watched by overnight security and ready for pick up Saturday morning right next to the breakfast tent. 

Schedule of Events

5:00 PM
Beer, wine and beverages available

5:30 PM
Grills fired up, plates ready: dinner is served

6:15 PM
Opening Ceremony with remarks by special guest and cancer survivor Brenna Huckaby and a Salute to Survivors 

6:30 PM
Live music from Oak & Ash

8:00 PM 
Festivities end

Saturday, July 28th

The Ride / Post-Ride Celebration

6:00 AM to 6:30 PM
At the Fairfield County Hunt Club, 174 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT (Directions to the Hunt Club)


Schedule of Events

6:00 AM to 7:30 AM
– Rider check in opens / Breakfast available
– Meet your teammates and organize your group for a team photo in front of the clubhouse (Photos taken 6:30 AM to 7:20 AM)
– Create an Honor Flag
– Get your CT Challenge stickers 

7:30 AM
All riders assemble in the starting area by distance 

7:35 to 7:45 AM
Bike safety remarks, a Salute to Survivors, the National Anthem and Butterfly Release

7:45 AM …and you’re off!
The Ride begins.. Safety at the start is our number one priority. . If you need more time, feel free to stay in back and start at the end. The order of riders departing is as follows:  (1) 100 mile (2) 75 mile (3) 50 mile (4) 25 mile (5) 10 mile. All routes will be released in waves to ensure riders do not bunch up in packs and are evenly spread out on the narrow roads of Fairfield County.

10:00 AM 
Post-ride festivities begin

5:00 PM
All riders returned to Hunt Club

6:30 PM
Festivities end

Post-Ride Festivities Details

  • A delicious lunch provided by Cinch, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  – Food wristbands required – non riders, pick up at wristband table 
  – Riders are FREE – you will receive wristband at post-ride check in (Includes BBQ)
  – Adults (14 yrs old and up): $20 (Includes BBQ)
  – Children (13 yrs old & under): $8 
  – Alcohol provided by Two Roads Brewery and Newman’s Own (ID Required)

  • Live music 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM, performances by:

   – Christian Lopez
   – The Hip Abduction
   – Band Together
   – Rick Reyes & the Cosmic Jibaros

  • Other Activities
    – Showers
    – Yard games and kids activities
    – Program/Center showcase
    – Free massages
    – Gift bags …and more!


100% of the music and food costs for the 2018 CT Challenge event are provided by private donors

Where the money goes

The programs funded by the CT Challenge Ride were renamed Mission to position them as the flagship for survivors everywhere. Their commitment to use these programs to equip all who battle cancer with the exercise, nutrition and mind-body knowledge, tools and community needed to live. life. vibrantly. remains unchanged.

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