Ride with us.

Join us at the University at Buffalo in 2022 and ride one of eight routes.

Get ready to experience the 2022 Ride for Roswell our favorite way — together!

Come to UB and ride with us on Saturday, June 25. With no registration fee, no fundraising minimum and multiple start times, there’s a route for everyone!

Choose your route.

This year, we have eight routes ranging from 3 to 100 miles, all starting and ending at UB. Check them out and pick the one that works best for you or your team.

As of today, the 2022 Ride for Roswell will require all volunteers and riders starting and finishing at the University at Buffalo to show proof of vaccination in accordance with the University at Buffalo’s COVID policies. This will also include all attendees of on-campus events such as the Celebration of Hope and post-ride festivities at Baird Point. We will continue to monitor guidelines and communicate any changes to policies as they arise.

Not vaccinated? We encourage you to Ride Your Own Way!

Click on one or more boxes to filter the routes you are looking for:

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Family Recreational

3-Mile Family Route

This recreational loop on the UB and Amherst bike paths runs along Ellicott Creek and through the woods, with no car traffic to worry about. There’s a rest stop at the halfway point to relax and regroup.

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Riding Time

1 to 1.5 hours

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Start Times

  • 10:15
  • 10:30
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Recreational River

10-Mile River Route

Journey through paved roads, bike paths and parks. Enjoy the cool breeze off the river as you ride from UB to Ellicott Creek, through Ellicott Creek Park and back via the Amherst bike path.

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Riding Time

1 to 2.5 hours

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Start Times

  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
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River Recreational

20-Mile River Route

Follow Ellicott Creek and the Niagara River to beautiful Niawanda Park, then back through the City of Tonawanda. You’ll see the Niagara River at one of its widest points while you ride flat roads and bike paths on the bed of the original Erie Canal.

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Riding Time

1.5 to 2.5 hours

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Start Times

  • 7:15
  • 8:15
  • 8:45
  • 9:15
  • 9:45
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River Endurance

30-Mile River Route

Ride along roads and bike paths beside Ellicott Creek and the Niagara River through Niawanda Park and Isle View Park. Return on the Two Mile Creek bike path through the City and Town of Tonawanda, then through Ellicott Creek Park back to UB North.

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Riding Time

1.5 to 3

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Start Times

  • 7:00
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
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Country Endurance

34-Mile Country Route

Tour through historic Clarence Center and the farmlands of Newstead before heading back to UB North along tree-canopied roads in rural Erie County.

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Riding Time

3 to 4 hours

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  • 7:45
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Endurance Country

45-Mile Country Route

This adventure is long enough to test your legs but not so long you’ll miss lunch. You’ll ride through Clarence, Newstead and Akron for a tour of the rolling hills of the beautiful Western New York countryside.

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Riding Time

4 to 5 hours

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Start Times

  • 7:30
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Endurance Country

65-Mile Country Route

You’ll travel east and north through Amherst, Clarence, Newstead, Alabama, Royalton, Shelby and back along Tonawanda Creek. Keep an eye out for bald eagles as you ride through the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and the Alabama Swamps! The rolling hills of the Western New York countryside make this a great route for any cycling enthusiast.

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Riding Time

4.5 to 6 hours

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Start Times

  • 6:45
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Endurance Country

100-Mile Country Route

Revel in country routes through Clarence to Akron Falls County Park. From there, you’ll head east through the rolling hills and farmlands of Genesee County in a scenic loop toward Batavia. Rejoin the other country routes at Akron and Newstead. This will be new terrain and scenery for seasoned century riders.

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Riding Time

4.5 to 8 hours

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Start Times

  • 6:30

Compare Routes

Experience the beauty of Western New York from your bike. Check out the links below to compare multiple routes before making your final decision.

No matter which route you choose, we’re all pedaling passionately for the same purpose — to end cancer.

See available start times.

Connect with us!

Contact.

Office address.

Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263

Phone number.

716-THE-RIDE
716-843-7433

Proceeds directly benefit: