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2019 Ride for Roswell Raises $5.5 Million

Another successful Ride for Roswell in the books.
Credit: Roswell Comprehensive Cancer Center

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Close to 8,000 cyclists and 2,000 volunteers helped make the 2019 Ride for Roswell an outstanding success this past weekend. The Ride for Roswell is not just a charity bike ride. This annual event brings people together to celebrate cancer survivors, pay tribute to those who have lost their battle and make a difference in finding a cure. 

The 24th annual Ride for Roswell festivities kicked off Friday night with a Peleton ride from the medical campus to the University at Buffalo's north campus. About 200 of the top fundraisers took part in the 12-mile route. Thousands of cyclists took to the roads on Saturday and celebrated at UB for post ride festivities.  

Click Here for Photo Gallery of this year's Ride for Roswell. 

Since it's inception, The Ride for Roswell has raised more than $50 million for research and patient care programs.  In 2020, The Ride for Roswell will celebrate it's 25th Ride.For Roswell.   

WGRZ Ch. 2 is a proud sponsor of the Ride for Roswell.