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Aptalis CF Cycle for Life
CF Cycle for Life is a cycling event that raises money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We are looking for volunteers and cyclists!
Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. and the ride starts at 8:00 a.m. We will start/finish at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, MO.
Registration fee is $15
May 11th - $25
Day of ride - $35
Required fundraising minimum $165
We will be offering 3 route options: 20, 35 and 62
Must be 18 years of age to participate.
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide). A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections and obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food.
In the 1950s, few children with CF lived to attend elementary school. Today, advances in research and medical treatments have further enhanced and extended the lives for children and adults with CF. Many people with the disease can now expect to live into their 30s, 40s and beyond with the medical advancements made possible by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.