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Cycle for Life Toolkit
We are looking forward to hosting cyclists of all expertise on August 14, 2022!  Please use the tools below to assist you in exceeding your personal and team goal. If you have any questions, please reach out to Jean Schieman.

Spirit Week - 7/30 - 8/5!

Celebrating that CFL is two weeks away with Spirit week.  We will kick things off on Saturday with daily challenges starting on Sunday.  Competitions will wrap up 8/5 and then it is time to say thank you to your donors!  The individual that raises the most from 7/30-8/5 will win a CF branded full of goodies at CFL!

Fundraising Resources

Use these resources help you get you to your goal and earn awesome prizes along the way! Who doesn't like a prize?! 
Facebook Fundraising
Fundraising on Facebook will make reaching your goal easier than ever. You can now create a Facebook Fundraiser through your Great Strides, CF Cycle for Life, or Team CF Participant Center, and have funds raised through Facebook directly credited to your personal fundraising page. Check out Facebook Fundraising 101 and Facebook Fundraising 201 and Facebook FAQs
  • Log in to your Participant Center
  • Click FUNDRAISE ON FACEBOOK
  • Invite friends and family on Facebook to read your story, follow your progress, and donate directly to your fundraising efforts without ever leaving Facebook. Your Facebook Fundraiser connects back to your personal fundraising webpage so that you can always keep track of progress toward your goal. Say thank you on Facebook to your donors when you see them pop up.  That will keep your fundraiser active on people's FB feed.
Fight CF Mobile App
Turn in donations, say thank you, and track activity!  Use the Fight CF App to ask for donations and for mobile check deposit. Watch your training videos here to walk through our mobile app. 

Other quick links: Mobile Check DepositGet the most out of the Fight CF AppConnecting Activity to Fight CF App.
Sponsorship Opportunities
You never know who will be willing to sponsor our event until you ask. Please use this Sponsorship Opportunity Packet to assist with your ask. As always, reach out to Jean if you would like assistance.
2022 Chapter Ambassadors
Meet our Chapter Ambassadors!  These very special peeps will be supporting the Western Pennsyvlania Chapter for the entirety of 2022!  So get to know them!

Event Day Information

*Small adjustments to time and routes may occur - final times and routes will be confirmed closer to event day.

Connellsville to Washington's Landing

Riders will begin in Connellville and ride the GAP to the Three Rivers Heritage Trails in Pittsburgh.  The ride ends at 600 Waterfront Drive on Washington's Landing, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  

  • Registration begins at 6:00 am at 600 Waterfront Drive, 15222
  • Shuttle leaves at 6:30 am
  • Shuttle to arrive at Connellsville at 7:45 am
  • Riders to take off by 8:45 am 
  • Route

Washington's Landing/McKeesport RT

The ride begins and ends at 600 Waterfront Drive on Washington's Landing, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  Riders will head out to McKeesport using the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and GAP trail and will return to the Finish Line Festival.
  • Registration begins at 9:00 am at 600 Waterfront Drive, 15222
  • Riders to take off at 10:00 am
  • Route

City Ride

The ride begins and ends at 600 Waterfront Drive on Washington's Landing, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  Riders will head out on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and will enjoy crossing our rivers to then return to the Finish Line Festival.  
  • Registration begins at 9:00 am at 600 Waterfront Drive, 15222
  • Riders to take off at 10:30 am
  • Route details


Rest Stops

Get to know the GAP – gaptrail.org!  There are GAP run fixit stations and restrooms along the route.  We will host rest stops with beverages, snacks, and support every 10-15 miles.  Please make sure your bibs are visible for rest stop volunteers and check in with them if you would like to request SAG (support and gear vehicle). Rest stops will be found at:

Whitsett – GAP mile 104 (restrooms available)

West Newton – GAP mile 114 (restrooms available / bike shop at this stop)

McKeesport – GAP mile 132.5 (restrooms available / Immel Bicycle Center representative will be onsite)

Hot Metal bridge – GAP mile 145.3 (no restroom)

 

Note: Route and rest stop locations are subject to change. Please review the “Know Before You Go” email, Cycle for Life Facebook page, or Cycle toolkit for last minute emergency updates.