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July 20 – 27, 2024

Empire State Ride is a 500+ mile cycling adventure from New York City to Niagara Falls that raises funds to fuel cancer research.

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Make history on a milestone year

Join us for #ESR24!

Road warriors tackle 500+ miles across New York State over seven days as part of a commitment to ending cancer and saving lives. This year, we’re commemorating a decade of dedication and impact leading up to the most unforgettable year yet.

Watch the video to check out last year’s adventure!

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$10 million in 10 years

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Empire State Ride, and our goal is to reach a collective $10 million raised for cancer research.

The cause

Fund lifesaving cancer research at Roswell Park and make a worldwide impact. ESR’s impact goes way beyond New York State.

The experience

Catch a glimpse of what our riders experienced on the road last year.

Fundraising 101

Learn the basics and get tips on how to reach — and exceed — your goal.

2024 total so far:

  • $338,214.70
  • 315 Riders

Leaderboard

Top 10 fundraisers

Top 10 teams

Women hugging at Empire State Ride, used in a fundraising tips blog

Have questions before committing to #ESR24?

Sign up for our mailing list to learn more about the 10th anniversary of Empire State Ride, the elite group of cyclists you’ll ride with and the impact you’ll make for cancer patients.

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July 20 – 27, 2024.

Make history with us for the 10th anniversary of the Empire State Ride as we celebrate a decade of adventure and impact.

Don't miss out on the best year yet!

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How to ride in #ESR24:

Ride from NYC to Niagara Falls!

Weeklong Challenge.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Start on Staten Island on Sunday, July 21, and make unforgettable memories on your way to the finish line at Niagara Falls on Saturday, July 27. Riders are required to attend a mandatory orientation on Saturday, July 20, at Wagner College.

$100

registration fee.

Registration fee increases to $200 on January 1.

$3,500

fundraising commitment.

Must be met by July 20.

Weedsport to Niagara Falls.

Two-Day Anniversary Ride.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Start on Staten Island on Sunday, July 21, and make unforgettable memories on your way to the finish line at Niagara Falls on Saturday, July 27. Riders are required to attend a mandatory orientation on Saturday, July 20, at Wagner College.

$100

registration fee.

Registration fee increases to $200 on January 1.

$1,000

fundraising commitment.

Must be met by July 25.

Register!

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Empire State Ride

Registration.

Empire State Ride is a cycling experience unlike any other. We challenge ourselves to ride 500+ miles across New York State, tackling elevation gains and countryside views while raising funds to end cancer.

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Ride anywhere!

Hometown Challenge.

Be a part of the Empire State Ride team from anywhere in the world. Your dedication to riding and raising funds has a direct impact on advancing cancer research.

$0

registration fee.

No

fundraising minimum!

Support our Road Warriors.

Volunteer.

Join us for a day along the route or at a campsite. Volunteers will assist us in helping our riders complete their adventure.

Be a part of it.

Partner with #ESR23.

Interested in partnering with the Empire State Ride or donating goods or services? Contact Katie Kaplewicz at Katie.Kaplewicz@RoswellPark.org or 716-845-1300 ext. 7470.