New England Parkinson’s Ride

On our way to $2 million in 2022!

Our Story

When Chris Woods, an avid cyclist, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 41, the mission of the Woods family, with his 73 year old parents, Edna & Bob, leading the charge, was to find a cycling event that raised money specifically for Parkinson’s research.  For years Chris had been riding in the 150 mile Diabetes ride and the 150 mile MS ride but had never heard of one for PD.  After much research, it became clear that there was nothing in the country, let alone the New England area, so the family decided to organize their own!

Recent Newsletters

Announcing our Sponsors!

ANNOUNCING OUR CURRENT SPONSORS! We are incredibly grateful for the sponsors who have committed so far. It is because of them that we can donate 100% of funds raised by

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! What a perfect time to reach out to friends and family as you start your fundraising campaign! Just be sure to include your personal fundraising link

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Early Bird Registration Ending Soon!

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDING SOON! Early Bird Registration for the In-Person Ride in Old Orchard Beach ends on Friday, April 15th! With only 1,300 available spots this year, don’t delay…register today!* *Note:

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