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Executive Director, Nicole Newhouse
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Aptalis CF Cycle For LifeĀ®

Event Overview

Aptalis CF Cycle For Life Trademark

Ride throughout the beautiful West Valley while supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

November 3, 2012
Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.
Ride Starts at 8:00 a.m.

Goodyear Sports Complex
1933 S Ballpark Way Goodyear, AZ 85338


Cycle 2

About the Event:

Minimum Pledge Requirement: $150

The 3rd Annual CF Cycle for Life will take off on November 3, 2012 in the West Valley. This organized ride will feature a 35 and 65 full support route. You can expect full customer service at this ride. All experience levels are welcomed, from the first time rider all the way to the seasoned daily rider.

The Aptalis CF Cycle For Life is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s premiere cycling event. CF Cycle For Life rides are hosted in dozens of cities across the U.S. and take bicyclists through some of the most scenic terrains in the nation to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Choose from two routes: a 35 mile course perfect for any skill level, or challenge yourself with a 65-mile ride for experienced cyclists.
Each CF Cycle For Life event features well-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics along the route, support vehicles, ride marshals, meals and much more.

Participants under the age of 18 are not permitted to participate in the Aptalis CF Cycle For Life®.  Bike helmets are required to ride.

To learn more about other Aptalis CF Cycle For Life® rides across the country, click here:

How to Get Your Wheels In Motion:

Click the register button today, and sign up for the Arizona CF Cycle for Life on November 3. Your registration includes a full supported ride (SAG vehicles, rest stops, and food and BEER at the finish line). Additionally, you will receive a commemorative t-shirt. .

Registration fees are not tax deductible and do not count towards the fund-raising minimum and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Your Minimum Pledge Requirement is tax deductible and must be turned in on or before event date.

If your minimum pledge requirement has not been met, you will have the option of providing a credit card or cash on event day. You will have one month after the event to submit the remaining balance before your credit card is charged.

TIP - When registering you will be asked to state your fundraising goal (which you can change later). You may select any of the amounts from the pull down menu that are ABOVE the ride's minimum fundraising goal. If the minimum fundraising goal is not an option in the pull down menu, you will need to select the shaded block that is immediately above the minimum amount - and then type in any other amount above the minimum.

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Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis, individuals with a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia complex shall not attend this event. This is because B. cepacia can be passed between individuals who have CF through close proximity. B. cepacia infection in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death.

Despite this policy, there might still be some individuals with B. cepacia in attendance. B. cepacia is not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. Learn more about alternative ways in which a person with B. cepacia can participate, or call the CF Foundation at (800) FIGHT-CF. Consult your CF care center physician with medical questions.

Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.

To participate:

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Cycle 3


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Cycle T shirt
All riders who raise the fundraising minimum will receive the official 2012 CF Cycle for Life event shirt!



Official 2012 CF Cycle for Life Jersey! Special thank you goes out to Andrew Hebert, an avid cyclist and father of two children with CF who is dedicated to raising money for a cure and his sister Paulette Dawson who designed this year's jersey.