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A 500+ Mile
cycling adventure

from New York City to Niagara Falls that raises funds to fuel cancer research.

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This is your year to become a road warrior.

July 22-29, 2023.

Road warriors tackle 500+ miles over the course of seven days to end cancer and save lives. Whether you’re looking to see New York State from the seat of your bike or to challenge yourself like never before, Empire State Ride is your chance. This is your year, road warrior.

The cause.

Fund lifesaving cancer research. 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.

Support a friend.

Know someone who’s riding? Find their fundraising page and donate to support their adventure.

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Interested in joining us in 2023?

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A cyclist in sunglasses gives the peace sign at the Empire State Ride
An enthusiastic cyclist raises her arm in the air at the Empire State Ride

Advancing cancer research.

Save the date for #ESR23!

The Empire State Ride website is under construction as we prepare for our 2023 adventure. We’ll be up and running soon.

In the meantime, join our mailing list to stay up to date on how you can become a road warrior and change the future of cancer care and research.

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2024 Total so far:

  • $647,620.61
  • 351 Riders


Top 10 fundraisers

Top 10 teams

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supporting sponsors



42North and ESR created SipStream, a limited-edition pale ale, to support the 2022 road warriors riding from Staten Island to Niagara Falls on July 24 – 30. For every pint purchased at supporting retail and restaurant locations, $1 will be donated for the fight to end cancer.

Meet the Empire State Ride partners

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