ABOUT THIS RIDE

Started by the Noonan family in 1996, the Ride to End ALZ® New England is a fully supported, one-day fundraising event to directly impact the pace and momentum behind the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementias. Inspired by a determination to end this disease, participants and volunteers raise critical funds and awareness to advance research and bring us one mile closer to a cure.

Whether you're an avid cyclist or a weekend warrior, we offer routes for a range of riders. Choose between three scenic options -100, 62, or 30 miles - cycling along the beautiful coast of New Hampshire and through picturesque Massachusetts towns, ending with a big celebration on the beach featuring live music, barbecue, and cold beer! We also offer a virtual rider option for those who can’t make it to Hampton Beach.

Now in its 26th year, the Ride to End ALZ New England has raised over $7.5 million dollars to directly advance research towards the first survivor of Alzheimer's. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementias. You can help us cycle towards that vision by registering today! We invite individuals of all abilities to join us in the fight to END ALZ!

All Riders receive the following:

  • Personal fundraising webpage
  • Ride to End ALZ New England Jersey and Finisher's Medal
  • Fundraising coach to provide support and helpful tips and tools
  • Virtual cycling coach to provide support, educational seminars, and answer training and gear questions
  • Group training rides in MA and NH
  • Option to earn a variety of Ride to End ALZ cycling gear and prizes
  • Early Bird Rider Packet Pick Up (bib number, bike number, event wristband, etc.)

Event Weekend:

  • Reduced rate at area hotels
  • Friday night Kick-Off Reception & Packet Pick Up
  • Pre-Ride light breakfast
  • Complimentary bag drop
  • Wellness tent with massages and stretching
  • Onsite showers
  • Finish line beach bash with BBQ, beer, live music, swimming, pictures and more!

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, June 1st
5:00 – 8:00pm
Early Bird Packet Pick Up
Alzheimer's Association MA/NH Office
309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA

Registered riders can get a head start on Ride weekend by picking up their registration packets at our office!

Friday, June 3rd
4:00 – 8:00pm
Kickoff Reception & Packet Pick Up
Hampton Beach State Park, Rt. 1A Hampton, NH

Pick up your registration packet and meet up with fellow riders for a fun, beach-side Kickoff Reception with our friends at Chill Catering! (Veg. & GF options available)

Saturday, June 4th
Hampton Beach State Park, Rt. 1A Hampton, NH
6:00am — Registration, Packet Pick Up, Light breakfast

Ride Start Times:
7:00am – 100 mile
9:00am – 62 mile
11:00am – 30 mile

12:30 – 4:00pm — Post Ride Beach Bash with BBQ, beer, live music, swimming and more!

Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your start time to allow for parking, picking up your packet, double checking your bike, filling up water bottles, breakfast, and cuing up at the starting line.

90% GOES TO
RESEARCH

90% of the funds raised go toward the Association's efforts to discover methods of treatment and prevention for Alzheimer's and other dementias.


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