Opening Remarks:

Join our Pedal For Peds event team and various special guests of the clinic and local area Sponsors as we commemorate this truly special event! 

At the end of this ceremony everyone in attendance will participate in a mass balloon release to honor our survivors and remember the loved ones we have lost.


OPEN Trail Ride

Registration $30 through event day.

Trail bike riders will leave from UNC's Cary Wellness Center at 9am and go by bike to the American Tobacco Bike Trail entrance 1.5 miles away. We will have the trails 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 9AM, 10AM and 11AM. You can “ride” with them or go at your own pace. 

Team captains will choose their 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 our own Cammie Presler! Sessions will be held at 10AM and 11AM. Everyone is welcome. Bring a mat if you can!

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


Farmer's Market:

Be sure to check out the big tent where various local growers will be showing off their culinary skills. Various vendors will be onsite serving everything from breakfast and lunch items to special treats for those with a sweet tooth.

The Farmer's Market will be available weather permitting.

Other Info

Who Can Participate? The Pedal for Peds Bike Ride is open to everyone of all ages. However, Stationary Bicycles are adult-sized and 

How do I register for this year's event? Event registration is managed through our partnership with Race Entry. A link will be posted on this website when registration opens.

Can I register on the day of the event? Yes, absolutely. Please go to our registration desk (which will be clearly marked) opening on the day of the event at 7AM.

Can I make a donation?: Donations are welcome by cash, check, credit card - accepted though our race registration website and on-site event day.

Where is this year's event? This year's event is taking place at: Northwest Cary - UNC Wellness Center, located at 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary, NC 27519 USA (Click here for Google Map of location.)

What happens if it rains? Pedal for Peds brings the best out of all of us - so rain or shine we'll be there!

Where's does the American Tobacco Trail go? The American Tobacco Trail winds its way through Wake and Durham Counties. For the Pedal For Peds event day we will have the trail clearly marked for you in both directions.

Need a map? No problemo! Here are a few trail maps that have been created by the American Tobacco Trail System. 

Press Inquiries? If you are member of the press and would like to speak with us to arrange event coverage or interviews, please contact Dr. Julie Blatt at