Pedal for Peds

Pedal for Peds is a day of cycling and celebration to bring awareness of childhood cancers and benign blood diseases by raising funds to support research that will improve patient outcomes. Participants can bike up to 50 miles on the beautiful American Tobacco Trail, or take part in hourly spin classes and yoga sessions. The event benefits the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at UNC Hospitals.

  • Pedal for Peds
  • 2017-09-23T08:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-09-23T12:00:00-04:00
  • Pedal for Peds is a day of cycling and celebration to bring awareness of childhood cancers and benign blood diseases by raising funds to support research that will improve patient outcomes. Participants can bike up to 50 miles on the beautiful American Tobacco Trail, or take part in hourly spin classes and yoga sessions. The event benefits the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at UNC Hospitals.
When Sep 23, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST / UTC-400)
Where UNC Wellness Center, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary
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Contact Phone 919-966-0590
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You may visit this page if you'd like to make a general donation or sponsor a rider.

Participants may register to take part in the following activities:

OPEN TRAIL RIDE

Registration $30 through event day.

Trail bike riders will leave from UNC's Cary Wellness Center at 9 am and go by bike to the American Tobacco Bike Trail entrance 1.5 miles away. The trail is clearly marked for a distance up to 50 miles (round-trip). Feel free to travel all or part of the trail. 

Distances from the Cary Wellness Center on the American Tobacco Trail:

  • 7 miles round-trip to and from Scott King Road
  • 10 miles round-trip to and from Massey Chapel Road
  • 20 miles round-trip to and from Durham Freeway
  • 50 miles round-trip to and from Downtown Durham

STATIONARY BIKE RIDERS*

Registration $30 through event day.

Fitness instructors from UNC Cary Wellness Center will be on-hand offering hourly spin classes with music at 9 am, 10 am and 11 am. You can “ride” with them or go at your own pace. 

Team captains will choose the 1-hour spin class during registration. Each team registration reserves one bicycle. Members of a team may then ride a "leg" of any increment. Teams are limited to 6 riders per bicycle at this time.

YOGA SESSIONS*

Registration $20 through event day.

There will be 2 one-hour yoga sessions run by the UNC Wellness Center and Cammie Presler. Sessions will be held at 10 am and 11 am. Everyone is welcome. Bring a mat if you can!

*Class sizes are limited. Please register early in order to guarantee a spot in class.