why ride?

There are so many reasons to join us on September 10, 2016 for the 6th annual Closer to Free Ride for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.  Registration opens in early 2016.

  MAKE AN IMPACT

100% of your fundraising goes to research
and care.

  SEE THE SIGHTS

Three beautiful routes, from wooded
hills to seaside vistas.

  GET A LITTLE TLC

"Connecticut's Best Organized Ride"
will take great care of you.

  CELEBRATE TOGETHER

Finish Line Festival complete with live
music, food, beer garden and games.

  JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

Thousands of passionate people working
together, riding together.

  BE INSPIRED

Ride side by side with survivors and 
for survivors.

 

participant stories

CLAYTON CURTISS
Cyclist, 2015

Clayton Curtiss and his wife Mary spent some of the happiest days...Read More

CARRIE PYER
Volunteer, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Closer to Free Ride

As a RN, I have had the privilege of volunteering for Closer to Free Ride...Read More

 

 

 

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CLOSER TO FREE

CTF Photos

View and purchase your favorite Ride Day photos here!

 

 

ctf ride survey

We want to hear from you! CTF Ride Survey...click here.