Established to make a difference in the lives of families

stricken by the financial burdens of caring for a child with a life threatening illness.

What started as a way to raise money for one local family, has turned into an annual event to raise money for families in Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania stricken by the financial burdens of caring for a child with a life threatening illness. The event takes place on the last Saturday of July every year and is held at Pymatuning State Park Main Beach in Andover, OH.  There’s a little something for everyone, including a Century (100 mile) Bike Ride, a 25 mile Bike Ride, a 5k Run/Walk, Duathlon (5k+25 mile Bike Ride), a Coed 4′s Sand Volleyball Tournament, a Motorcycle Run, a Kid’s Bike Challenge and Safety Zone, a Chinese Auction, a 50/50 Raffle, Kid’s Activities Tent, Great Food, Great Entertainment, and much, much more!!

What

All proceeds from the Ride4thEM event go to help families in need.

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  • All registration opens at 8:00 AM and ALL events begin at 9:00 AM unless stated otherwise.
  • You must pre-register by July 15th to receive a shirt. No exceptions!

Where

Pymatuning State Park
5354 Pymatuning Lake Road
Andover, OH 44003