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In case you’re wondering what’s on that bike …

July 31st, 2017 | Category: Blog
Are you planning on following the Empire State Riders this year? All the cool kids are! Just follow #ESR17 and #NYC2NF on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get updates from the 100+ riders who are cycling 546 miles across...

Riding Marshal Program Launches to Make the Empire State Ride a Great Experience For All

July 21st, 2017 | Category: Blog
When the Empire State Ride calls itself a fully supported 500+ mile ride to end cancer, it means it. Let’s take a look at the “fully supported” part of this description for a moment. Not only does the Empire...

2017 Empire State Rider: Alan Kurtz

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February 21st, 2017 | Category: Blog
From Running to Cycling: Meet 2017 Rider Alan Kurtz Alan is coming all the way from his hometown in Florida to take part in the Empire State Ride. Learn why he decided to make the trip north — and...

2017 Empire State Rider: Janice Hetrick

February 15th, 2017 | Category: Blog
“Cancer will never control me!” Janice is a registered nurse from Lancaster, New York who has a very personal connection to cancer. Learn how she found out about the Empire State Ride and why she made the decision to...

We Did It!

August 8th, 2016 | Category: Blog
While the 2016 Empire State Ride has ended, the impact of our efforts has only just begun. When we arrived in New York City, we were not quite sure what we got ourselves into. We had no idea what...

Final Prep

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July 28th, 2016 | Category: Blog
Well, it’s been a long 35 weeks since I started blogging tips and tricks to get you safely through the Empire State Ride. I have met several of the riders and I guarantee you’ll have an amazing time this...

Tapering 101

July 25th, 2016 | Category: Blog
The hardest part about training for a week-long ride such as the Empire State Ride is to know when it’s time to back off on training. Many new athletes mistakenly feel as if they need to ride long and...

What do I pack?!

July 14th, 2016 | Category: Blog
Beyond all the riding and fundraising, the Empire State Ride is a week-long outdoor adventure. While you will have a packing list with clothing/gear needed, there are a few extras that any timeworn traveler will tell you are “must...

Take your social networks for a ride

July 7th, 2016 | Category: Blog
The Empire State Ride is fast approaching, and your friends and family have no doubt asked how they can keep up with your journey in real time. What better way than Facebook, Twitter or Instagram?

Getting a handle on your nerves

July 6th, 2016 | Category: Blog
Yes -- you will complete the Empire State Ride! Dena Eaton shares her tricks to help beat your nerves.