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Mrs. Erin Achberger
Louisiana Chapter - Baton Rouge
10532 South Glenstone Place, Suite C
Baton Rouge, LA, 70810
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Louisiana Chapter - Baton Rouge

Aptalis CF Cycle For LifeĀ®

Event Overview

 
CF Cycle For Life Logo with Aptalis
The 4th Annual Aptalis CF Cycle For Life presented by BJ’s Restaurant

Event Date:
September 14, 2013

Location:
Parker Memorial Park
St. Francisville, LA

Route Options:
Beginners- 15 Miles
Intermediates: 35 Miles
Pros: 65 Miles

Route Highlights:
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Scenic and Serene Routes!

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Dedicated Staff and Teams!

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A unique experience you won't want to miss!

About the Event:


Ride today and Add tomorrows! Join us on Saturday, September 14, in St. Francisville, LA for the 4th Annual Aptalis CF Cycle for Life® presented by BJ’s Restaurants. This year’s ride kicks off at Parker Memorial Park and allows cyclist the opportunity to ride through some of the most picturesque terrain in Louisiana. Cyclist from across the state will come together to enjoy scenic views of historic towns accented with gorgeous live oaks, blossoming camellias, and antebellum plantation homes & gardens. You might even catch a glimpse of one of America's most haunted homes, The Myrtles!

The Aptalis CF Cycle For Life® is fully supported with well-stocked rest stops, bike mechanics, ride marshals, breakfast, lunch and a celebratory “Pedal Party” after the ride that you won’t want to miss. Cyclist can ride at their own pace on one of our three mileage options: 65 mile, 35 mile or our 15 mile “fun ride”. All participants will receive a long sleeved official event t-shirt with their $150 minimum pledge requirement. Those who raise $500 or more will earn an official event jersey with the opportunity to earn bigger prizes the more they raise.

No matter which route you choose, you'll enjoy a fun day on your bike and enjoy some of the most scenic terrain in South Louisiana all while cycling for a great cause! So what are you waiting for? Sign up today and take the "Ride of Your Life"!

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:
http://www.cff.org/GetInvolved/CycleForLife/


How to Get Your Wheels In Motion:


Ride Information:
65 Mile: 7:00 AM – Registration & 8:00 AM Ride Time
35 Mile: 9:00 AM – Registration & 10:00 AM Ride Time
15 Mile Fun Ride: 11:00 AM Registration & 11:30 Ride Time

12:00 PM – “Pedal Party” including music, lunch, door prize drawings, awards ceremony and MORE!

Registration Fees:
Now through September 13th: $25.
Event Day: $35.00.

Fundraising minimum: $150

To register, please click the button on the righthand side of the screen.

Minimum Pledge Requirement Policy: The minimum pledge requirement is due on or before event day. If you have not met your minimum by the day of the event, we encourage you to keep fundraising. Reach for the stars and earn great prizes. Even though the minimum amount is due by the day of the event, you have one month after the event to earn a jersey or other cycle rewards. The average amount a participant raises is $650. Registration fees are non-refundable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum. Fundraising is 100% tax deductible. Thank you for adding tomorows for people with cystic fibrosis.

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.

We Will Support You:


Fundraising Support
Bike Safety Check List
Fundraising Welcome Packet
Fundraise on Facebook

Prizes:

 
Prizes


B.CEPACIA AND INFECTION CONTROL POLICY
Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis (CF), individuals who have ever had a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) complex shall not attend any Foundation events. These requirements are because CF germs can be passed between individuals who have CF. B. cepacia in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death. CF germs are not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. At any outdoor event, people with CF should keep at least 6 feet away from others with CF.

Despite this policy, individuals with CF might choose to attend events without informing the CF Foundation or without the Foundation’s knowledge. If so, they do so at their own risk. The Foundation accepts no responsibility for any risk to health involved in attendance, or in any social contact between persons with CF. For more information, please visit www.cff.org.

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:
Donate

 

 Sponsors:



Albemarle Foundation

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Cycle Long sleeve

All riders who raise the fundraising minimum will receive the official 2013 CF Cycle for Life long sleeve event shirt!

Front Jersey

Cycle Back Jersey

Official 2013 CF Cycle for Life Event Jersey!