Event Details and Schedules

Celebration of Hope​

The Ride’s Opening Ceremonies
Friday, June 22, 2018
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
UB North Campus

The Ride For Roswell​

Saturday, June 23, 2018
5:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
UB North Campus and
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

If you have any questions, call 716-843-7433

Check In/Packet Pick Up Schedule

For riders, Ride Weekend starts with picking up your rider packet at Check In! All riders must be checked in to ride. You can send another person to check you in and pick up your packet for you. 

Thursday, June 21

4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
UB North, Alumni Arena

Friday, June 22

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
UB North, Alumni Arena

Saturday, June 23

5:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
UB North, Alumni Arena

5:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Roswell Park, Kaminski Park

When you check in at packet pickup, you can also drop off any last minute donations.

New This Year! Rider Rewards

When you pick up your rider packet at Check In, you can redeem or order your rider reward. Rider rewards are based upon fundraising totals as of June 23, 2018. 

Redemption of rider rewards on Ride Weekend will be based on your online fundraising totals at the time of rider reward pick-up. We encourage those with cash and checks to turn them into the office prior to June 14th. If you are turning in cash or checks on Ride Weekend and qualify for a rider reward, you will receive an email post event to redeem your Rider Reward. 

To redeem your reward, visit the Rider Reward Redemption Table at Check In at UB North. Extra Mile Club members can order their rider reward at the Extra Mile Club Check-In area. Learn more about rider rewards here. Fundraising done after Ride Day, June 23, will not be eligible for Rider Rewards.

Event Schedule

Friday, June 22

Celebration of Hope

10:00 a.m.

Packet pickup at Check In is open (UB North)

4:00 p.m.

Celebration of Hope begins (UB North)
Activities & entertainment begin (UB North)
Peloton Check In (Roswell Park)

5:30 p.m.

Food Service begins (UB North)
Chiavetta’s & Tops Friendly Market Meals available - $10*

6:00 p.m.

Peloton departs Roswell Park

7:00 p.m.

Check in at Packet Pickup closes (UB North)
Peloton arrives at UB North
Roswell Park department procession & program

7:30 p.m.

Celebration concludes with the lighting of The Ride For Roswell ceremonial torch

8:30 p.m.

Food service closes (UB North)

Saturday, June 23

The Ride For Roswell

All riders must check in at least one hour prior to their route start time. If you checked in at packet pickup on Thursday or Friday, you can go straight to the start line on Ride Day (make sure you’re wearing your bib!). All routes line up 30 minutes before their indicated start time.

5:00 a.m.

Packet pickup at Check In is open (UB North)
Breakfast begins at both start lines

5:30 a.m.

Packet pickup at Check In (Roswell Park)

6:15 a.m.

Routes begin to depart. Click below to check your route start time.

8:00 a.m.

EMC Tent Opens

9:30 a.m.

Lunch tents open at UB North

10:00 a.m.

Beer tents open at UB North

10:30 a.m.

Bus shuttles begin service from UB North to Roswell Park Campus
Love Fest After Party & Lunch begins at Roswell Park

12:00 p.m.

Contest winners, top fundraisers and fundraising total announced

1:00 p.m.

Love Fest after party at Roswell Park closes

3:00 p.m.

All routes close
Beer tents close

4:00 p.m.

Lunch stations close

4:30 p.m.

Bus shuttle service from UB North to Roswell Park Campus ends

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