x
Breaking News
More () »

Buffalo, NY | Local News, Weather, Traffic, Sports | WGRZ.com

Ride for Roswell postponed and 'reimagined'

Due to COVID-19, the Ride for Roswell will not take place June 27.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Ride for Roswell will not be taking place as scheduled on June 27. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers told WGRZ's Adam Benigni that the Celebration of Hope will not take place on June 26, as well as the Ride itself on June 27. 

Details on a "reimagined" ride for later in the summer will be announced Friday. 

The Ride for Roswell is celebrating its 25th anniversary in raising money for cancer research and patient care at Roswell Park.  A portion of the Ride funding has been diverted to support COVID-19 research as well. 

RELATED: Poloncarz: Erie County is heading in the wrong direction as COVID-19 hospital admissions rise

RELATED: Buffalo lawmakers want more coronavirus-testing clinics in city

RELATED: Signs of hope bring joy amid COVID-19 pandemic