Ride Cincinnati, the city’s premier grassroots cycling fundraiser, has revealed its 2022-fundraising total – an event record-topping $1.54 million – raised for local cancer research. This brings the total to more than $6.6 million raised in the event’s 16-year history.
On the heels of this success, organizers have opened registration for the 2023 event, happening September 16-17, 2023. This year’s Ride departs from downtown Cincinnati and features five route options, including a new 10-mile route (10, 15, 24, 36 and 64 miles), as well as Ride’s popular kickoff celebration and after-party. As always, every rider-raised dollar goes directly to life-saving cancer research and care in Greater Cincinnati.
“One in three women and one in two men will face cancer in their lifetimes. Unfortunately, that means that most people in our community will likely be touched by this disease,” Western & Southern Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer John F. Barrett said. “We owe it to our friends, neighbors and relatives to make Cincinnati the best place for cancer research, education and care. Thanks to events like Ride Cincinnati, this vision is closer to becoming a reality.”
“Ride Cincinnati’s fundraising efforts have positioned the event as a critical component in the Barrett Cancer Center’s drive to earn a coveted National Cancer Institute designation, having funded 69 research grants directly impacting local cancer outcomes,” University of Cincinnati Barrett Cancer Center director Dr. William Barrett said.
Registration and more information about Ride Cincinnati 2023 is available at: www.ridecincinnati.org.
About Ride Cincinnati
Established in 2007, Ride Cincinnati is an annual grassroots cycling event held in September at Sawyer Point. Funds raised through Ride Cincinnati benefit local cancer research. To date, the ride has welcomed more than 10,000 participants and raised more than $6.6 million. For more information, visit www.ridecincinnati.org.
Connect with Ride Cincinnati on social media: Facebook: RideCincinnati, Instagram: Ride_Cincinnati and Twitter: RideCincinnati.