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!
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.***
New this year.
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.
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.
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.
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
Empire State Trail on the Erie Canal
Genesee Greenway Trail
Genesee Riverway Trail