Ride Day.

It’s almost time for the 2023 Ride for Roswell! Here’s everything you need to know about Ride Weekend, including details, schedules and more.

The Ride for Roswell.

Saturday, June 24.

We can’t wait to experience the 2023 Ride for Roswell with you! Join us for the same incredible tradition, with new changes to enhance your experience and maximize your impact. Here’s everything you need to know.


University at Buffalo North Campus.

Recommended Campus Entrances: Rensch Road or Flint Road. Follow the signs to parking and the new start line!

Police and parking attendants will be on campus directing you to the designated parking areas. Look for the people holding the flags if you have questions! Guest services and information tents are also available throughout campus.


All nine routes have different start and end times.

To confirm your exact time, check your dashboard or fundraising page.

***Due to the weather, the 100-mile route is now a 65-mile route.***

Kids Zone!

New this year.

Kids Zone will have so many fun activities for your kiddos to enjoy, including a bounce slide, fire truck and an Explore & More station. Sponsored by Kids Just Want to Have Fun!


Thursday, June 22 & Friday, June 23.

All riders should come to check-in to claim your bib, turn in any last-minute donations and collect your fundraising rewards prior to Ride Day. We strongly encourage riders to check in on Thursday or Friday for a smoother Ride morning.

Checking in before Celebration of Hope? Check in is located in the Jarvis A Parking Lot. From there, riders can walk over to the Governor’s C Lot for dinner, Vendor Village and the Celebration of Hope program.

Check in to receive your bib and fundraising rewards.


Pick up bib and rewards, drop off donations and buy Ride merchandise.

Thursday, June 22

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday, June 23

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 24

5:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


UB North Campus, Jarvis A Parking Lot.

Checking in for the Canada Route?

Check-in for the Canada Route will be in the Jarvis A Parking lot on Thursday and Friday. If you don’t make it to check in before Saturday, Canada riders can check in in Kaminski Park starting at 6:00 a.m. All riders must bring the travel ID they submitted for prescreening (passport, NEXUS card, enhanced license, etc.). You must have the document with you when you ride.

For a more in depth look at check-in and drop off for the Canada Route, click here.

Celebration of Hope.

Friday, June 23.

Let’s gather together and be reminded of why we ride. See the arrival of the Peloton, the Parade of Teams, the Roswell Park patient and staff processional, the lighting of the ceremonial torch and more.

Join us on Friday night from 4 – 8:30 p.m.

More information on the Celebration of Hope can be found here.

Suggested places to ride.

There is no shortage of great places to ride in Western New York. If you are looking to get out of your neighborhood and try somewhere new, here are some bike paths and parks that are fun and scenic. Just remember to practice proper bike etiquette.


Olmsted Parkways

Niagara Greenway Trails

Outer Harbor (Ohio Street, Old First Ward, Canalside)

Botanical Gardens (South Park)


Ellicott Creek Park

Clarence to Akron Bike Path

City of Tonawanda Young Street Hub

North Tonawanda Gratwick Park

Grand Island (West River Parkway, Beaver Island State Park)

Rails To Trails from Buffalo’s LaSalle Station to Tonawanda’s Gateway Harbor

Around Grand Island


Boston Hills


East Aurora

Orchard Park


Empire State Trail on the Erie Canal


Genesee Greenway Trail

Genesee Riverway Trail

Safety first!

However you chose to ride, make sure that you are being safe. Check out our safety page for bike safety resources and tips.