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Mr. Brian Nock
Tennessee Chapter
Knoxville Office
12 Oaks Executive Park
5401 Kingston Pike, Suite 230
Knoxville, TN, 37919
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Aptalis CF Cycle For LifeĀ®

Event Overview

Aptalis CF Cycle For Life Trademark

Event Date
October 6, 2012

Sustainable Future
201 Ogle Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920-4131
Cycle For Life

About the Event:

Join us for the inaugural Knoxville Aptalis CF Cycle For Life! Enjoy this beautiful cycling event as we ride through the gorgeous rolling countryside in East Tennessee. Choose between three mileage options: 15, 30 or 65 miles. Cycle at your own pace . . .this is not a race but an enjoyable bike tour. You will travel a route supported from start to finish with rest stops stocked full of snacks to fuel the journey and plenty of screaming fans to cheer you on. Then the post ride "Pedal Party" awaits you upon your return. The festivities are full of great food and fun to wind you down after your ride.

No matter which route you choose, you'll enjoy a fun day on your bike and enjoy some of the most scenic terrain in East Tennessee 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:

How to Get Your Wheels In Motion:

Registration Fees:
Now through April 30th = $10
May 1st through July 31st = $20
August 1st through October 6th = $25

Fundraising Minimum is $165.00

Cyclist Check-In opens at 7:00am
65 Mile Route will open with a staggered start at 8:15AM
30 Mile Route will open with a staggered start at 8:20AM
15 Mile Route will open at 8:30AM

Registration fee is not tax deductible and does not count towards the fund-raising minimum and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Your minimum pledge requirements is tax deductible and must be turned in on or before the 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 minimm amount - and then type in any other amount.

We Will Support You:

Fundraising Support
Cyclist Guide 
Bike Safety Inspection 
Fundraise on Facebook


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.

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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.
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