Bike Challenge and Charity Bike Ride in CT

The ride features gorgeous routes of 10-100 miles to attract all levels of cycling skills.

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A summer bike ride tradition since 2005

It's a bike ride not a bike race but there's something for cyclists of all levels


Join The Fun!

Featuring a live music finish line, the Ride has been winning accolades for its amenities, camaraderie, food, and music festival-style.

The weekend kicks off with speech from a marquis survivor speaker followed by the pre-ride breakfast, all day music, high energy aid stations, and catered lunch when you come in.

The most fun you'll have off the bike

Live music, activities for kids, yard games, and a beer garden!

Bike Rider Honoring Someone With Cancer

Committed to the goal

Each rider agrees to fundraising a specified amount depending on the route selected.

Proceeds from the bike ride event fund wellness programs for cancer survivors to help them get to the other side of cancer (and stay there!).

A Ride For Everyone

Five routes, from 10 to 100 miles. Flat and coastal, or inland and hilly. All bikes and all abilities.


Where the Money Goes

The programs funded by the CT Challenge Ride operate under “Mission”
to position them as the flagship for cancer survivors everywhere. Our
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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Thanks to Our Marquee Funding Partners

For a full list of partners, click here.

Explore the beauty of Connecticut...

Bike ride along reservoirs and lakes, climb from the coast into rolling hills and farmland on well-marked, well-supported bike routes.