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Executive Director, Melanie Hanna
Northeast Texas Chapter
Fort Worth Office
3840 Hulen Street
Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX, 76107
T: (817) 249-7744
F: (817) 249-7780
Northeast Texas Chapter
Fort Worth Office

Aptalis CF Cycle For LifeĀ®

Event Overview

Aptalis CF Cycle For Life Trademark
Event Date
Saturday, September 22, 2012

Walnut Creek County Club
1151 Country Club Drive
Mansfield, Texas
CF Cycle For Life Picture

About the Event:

Hundreds of men and women will come together on Saturday, September 22, 2012 to get their wheels in motion to cure cystic fibrosis at the 2nd Annual CF Cycle For Life®. The bike tour is a fully supported 41 or 52 mile journey with stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, support and gear (SAG) vehicles, on-site medical services and much more. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure in a tangible, emotional and powerful way. Event check-in begins at 8:00am, rides begin at 9:00am followed by a post event celebration with food, awards and live entertainment. (Routes are subject to vary)

Click here to view routes! 41 Mile Route and 52 Mile Route.

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 CF Cycle For Life® rides across the country, click here:

How to Get Your Wheels In Motion:

Thank you for getting your wheels in motion to cure cystic fibrosis!
Thank you to each and every cyclist, sponsor and volunteer who participated in and supported the Aptalis Cycle for Life.  With your help, the CF Foundation raised almost $25,000.00 in our second year!
We appreciate your comments and suggestions for improvements to our event.  As you know, we are just in our second year, and are still learning!  We realize there are things that we can do Bigger and Better for next year!  Please take a moment to respond to our survey by going to this link: Cycle for Life Survey
Does your employer offer a matching gift program?  Do you have donations still coming in?  If so, there is still time to turn in those funds received and matching gifts!  Please contact the CFF office for questions or instructions 817.249.7744.

Click here to see all the photos from the Cycle for Life. Thank you RAP Photo Company for capturing our special day!

Bragging Rights!
Thank you to our amazing Team Leaders that supported their team and CF throughout this entire season!  Special Awards were given those that went above and beyond!
Sprinter  Award
Jeff Phillips
Steven Savage
Peyton Powell
Echelon Award- Corporate Team
Team AA
Echelon Award- Family Team
Landon's Crew
Tubular Award
Lifetime Fitness

Claim your prizes!
To view a complete list of prizes see prize section below.
You can continue to fundraise or turn in pledges for up to one month after the event.

*Please claim your prizes no later than October 31.  Orders will be placed at COB October 31.  Sorry, no late orders can be accepted. 

Click on the "Register" button in the upper right hand corner to register for the CF Cycle For Life® for the Fort Worth/Tarrant County Chapter or call 817.249.7744

Registration Dates & Fee:
February 1st - July 31st $25
August 1st - August 31st $30
September 1st - September 22nd $35
Fundraising Minimum: $150

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.

Additional Information:

Hotel Accomodations:

La Quinta

La Quinta Inn & Suites
1503 Breckenridge Rd.
Mansfield, Texas 76063
(817) 453-5040/Phone

Special discount rate of $77.00 for stay on Friday, September 21, 2012 with code CF Cycle All rooms must be booked by August 31, 2012
Must Contact Hotel Directly at 817-453-5040

Includes full breakfast and a 2:00 p.m. check out!
Come grab a cold beverage and pick up your packet for the race at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Conference Room from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012

For more hotels in the area please click here.

Give Back Night at Buffalo Wild Wings:

Wild West

Join us at Buffalo Wild Wings on September 21, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. as they host a give-back night to benefit Cystic Fibrosis by giving a portion of foods sales back to the mission. Stop by La Quinta Inn & Suites to pick up the CF Cycle for Life give-back promotional coupon during packet pick-up!

Buffalo Wild Wings
1716 N. US Hwy 287
Mansfield, Texas 76063

We Will Support You:
Fundraise on Facebook 
Fundraising Support
Day of Support & Cyclist Guide 


Team Leader Guide 
 Training and Top Teams 



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:

Sponsored by:

Aptalist Logo

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.

Offical Bike Shop Partners:

Bicycles INC

Bike Center

Go Ride




Texas Sand and Gravel

Exclusive Photographer of the Northeast Texas Chapter-Fort Worth Office:


Hats off to our volunteers:

Creekwood Church
Friends of Sarah Richardson
Johnson County Amateur Radio Services
Kohl's, Mansfield
Mansfield Chamber of Commerce
Paschal High School Key Club
The Hackworth Family & Friends
The Johnston Family & Friends
The Meals Family & Friends
The Murphy Family

Thanks to our in kind donors:

Klein Tools
La Quinta Inn & Suites of Mansfield
Jimmy Hackworth
Blue Sky Graphics
Buffalo Wild Wings
Larry Hanna
Linda Jobe Middle School
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Greyson Bogle
United/Mayflower Container Service
Chad Murphy
Mansfield Bike Center
Shawn Cox
Mansfield Tourism Department
Steve & Scott
Bicycles, Inc.
Steve Savage
Spokes Bicycle and Service
Rapp Photography
The Hackworth Family
Eddie Morolez