Ride for a Cure
What: Charity motorcycle ride
When: Ride Aug. 1 - Sept. 17 | Celebration Event Sept. 17, 2022
Where: Ride anywhere | Celebrate at Midwest Dream Car Collection, 3007 Anderson Ave., Manh. Join optional morning ride in the Flint Hills preceding the celebration event.
Organized by: Manhattan community members
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The purpose of this motorcycle riding event is to raise funds for K-State student and faculty researchers to cure cancer in our lifetime. You can help reach the goal of $100,000 by collecting pledges to fund research, equipment and student awards. Your support will help train the next generation of scientists and provide information and resources for people to understand and fight cancer.
Register, recruit and ride! Register yourself and your passenger if you have one. Recruit sponsors to support you by the mile or with a flat donation. Ride as much as you can from Aug. 1 to Sept. 17 (a great goal is 500 miles). And then celebrate Sept. 17!
- Single Rider $40 | EARLY BIRD (by July 1) $35
- Rider + Passenger $50 | EARLY BIRD (by July 1) $45
- $0 to collect pledges only
Registration by (date to be determined) guarantees you a T-shirt, patch and participation in the Celebration Event Sat., Sept. 17.
Riders recruit sponsors for their ride. Sponsors pledge a dollar amount per mile or a flat donation.
- Ask 50 individuals for a $20 pledge
- Ask individuals, organizations or businesses to pledge $100
- Ask individuals, organizations or businesses to pledge $1-2 for every mile you ride from Aug. 1 to Sept. 17 (goal=500 miles)
Just imagine, if 100 riders participate and do any of the above, we could easily reach our $100,000 goal!
Sponsors' pledges can be fulfilled in three ways:
- Donate Online
- Rider completes Sponsor Pledge Form and collects donation checks from sponsors to turn in to the center
- Riders or Sponsors mail or deliver donation checks to the Johnson Cancer Research Center
Mail: Cancer Research Fund, KSU Foundation, PO Box 9200, Shawnee Mission, KS 66201-1800
Deliver: Johnson Cancer Research Center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 1711 Claflin Rd. Two free guest parking spaces are in Lot A18 just east of Chalmers Hall on the south side of Claflin Rd. Call if need details.
Sponsor forms and donations must be received either by mail by Sept. 16 or in-person at the Celebration Event Sept. 17. This will allow riders who raised the most money to be recognized at the celebration event.
THE CELEBRATION - Sat., Sept. 17, 2022
On Sept. 17, riders are invited to enjoy a morning ride in the Flint Hills (more details to come) and then celebrate their accomplishments at a tailgate party at Midwest Dream Car Collection, 3007 Anderson Ave.! T-shirts and patches will be distributed and a drawing will be held for two K-State vs. Tulane football game tickets. Individuals and teams will be recognized for pledges collected and miles ridden. Food and drink vendors will be present.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS & ORGANIZERS