Weekend Schedule & Info

Friday, July 24th

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

Click here to RSVP or buy food tickets (Link Coming Soon)

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 musical performance by Band Central and keynote cancer survivor speaker, (TBD)

BBQ Details

  • Food wristbands required – riders pick up at check in tent, guests, family, etc. can purchase wristbands at wristband table under the main tent
  • 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)

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
Dinner is served

5:00 PM
Beer, wine and beverages available

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

6:30 PM
Live music from Band Central

8:00 PM
Festivities end

Saturday, July 25th

The Ride / Post-Ride Celebration

6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
At the Fairfield County Hunt Club, 174 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT (Directions to the Hunt Club)

Schedule of Events

5:30 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

6:15 AM
100 & 75 mile riders assemble in starting area

6:30 AM
100 & 75 mile rides start

7:30 AM
50, 25 & 10 mile 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 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

4:00 PM
All riders returned to Hunt Club & Festivities End

Post-Ride Festivities Details

  • A delicious lunch provided by Cinch, 10:00 AM to 4:00 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 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Lineup TBD)
  • Other Activities
    – Yard games and kids activities
    – Program/Center showcase
    – Free massages
    – Gift bags …and more!

– Food catered by Cinch & The Fire Engine Pizza Truck
– Beer provided by Two Roads
– Wine provided by Newman’s Own

  • 2020 Rider Handbook (coming soon)
  • 2020 Venue Map (coming soon)
  • 2020 Team Photos will be taken in the designated “Team Photo Area” between 6:30-7:20am. Please refer to the 2020 Venue Map. Coordinate with your team on what time you would like to meet in order to take your team photo.
  • Directions
  • Lodging
  • Bike Safety
  • Bike Rental Information