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Aptalis CF Cycle For LifeĀ®

Event Overview

Aptalis CF Cycle For Life Trademark

**If you have not registered, please do so at the event in the morning.
  Do not register online.  Thank you!
August 11, 2012
Start/Finish in Half Moon Bay

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About the Event:

Event Contact: Stephen Frost
phone: 415-989-6500 fax: 415-989-6501 email:

Start/Finish and Check In Location
Ted Adcock Community Center
535 Kelly Ave
Half Moon Bay CA, 94019

100K Metric Century Route (63 miles)
32 Mile Route
10 Mile Route
Elevation Graphs

* Routes may change slightly come event day

Check In: Opens at 6:30am
100K Ride starts at 7:30a.m.
32 Mile Ride starts at 9:40 a.m.
10 Mile Ride starts at 11:45 a.m..

Event Highlights
Take the challenge and get ready to take an amazing journey through some of the most scenic terrains in the Bay Area! The sense of accomplishment that you'll feel as you cross the finish line can only be matched by the difference you'll be making in the lives of others.

CF Cycle for Life offers three routes, so cyclists of all levels are sure to enjoy this unique day of fitness, fun, and new friendships. No matter what route you choose you will have breathtaking ocean views! Choose the 100K route to challenge your mind, body, and soul as you climb the famous Tunitas Creek Rd. through the redwoods; or choose one of the unique shorter routes for an event day that is sure to please.

This premier cycling event is a fully supported journey with stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, support and gear (SAG) vehicles, on-site medical services, hydration stations, smiling volunteers, a finish line festival featuring great food, beer, entertainment 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.

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

Helmets must be worn by all riders. You cannot ride in the event without a helmet.

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

How To Get Your Wheels in Motion:

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Cycle for Life is a pledge-based fundraiser benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its on-going mission to cure and control cystic fibrosis.

$25 Now - May 11th
$35 May 12th - July 11th
$45 July 12th - Aug. 11th

Pledge Minimum is $175

The registration fee includes full route support at the CF Cycle for Life event including breakfast, lunch, snacks and hydration at our rest stops, SAG, medical support, entertainment, and more. All cyclists must meet the fundraising minimum of $175 in addition to the registration fee to participate and will receive a commemorative CF Cycle for Life T-shirt on the day of the event. All fundraising amounts are fully tax deductible. Raise more to qualify for exciting prizes of cycling apparel, accessories, and an opportunity to be recognized at the event. Registration fees are non-refundable and do not count towards the fundraising minimum.

If you have not reached the minimum pledge by the date of the event, you will be asked to provide the remaining balance at the time of check-in (cash, check, or credit cards accepted.) You may also elect to postpone payment for 4 weeks while you continue to fundraise to meet your goal. For this option, you must leave a valid credit card on file at time of check in.

Become a Team Leader when you register for Cycle for Life and invite all cyclists you know to join in to ride. Recognition will be given to the Team Leader that raises the most funds through all its riders as well as the largest team!

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:

Cyclist Guide
Fundraising Welcome Packet
Fundraising Support
Create a Fundraising Video
6 Fundraising Steps
Fun-Raising Ideas
Facebook Ap



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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Information Meeting

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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.