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VeloSano Goes Virtual

VeloSano is a year-round fundraising initiative to support lifesaving cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. With the COVID-19 pandemic, our 2020 "Bike to Cure" Weekend has evolved into Virtual VeloSano with new ways for everyone to get involved for the cure!

Why Get Involved?

1OO% for the cure

The need for lifesaving cancer research remains and is in fact, more important than ever. Whether you’re biking, walking, cheering, knitting ~ whatever activity you choose ~ we will be united through our shared passion to end cancer. Together, we are 1OO% for the cure.

Opportunities For Everyone

Register as a “Rider”, Virtual Fundraiser (e.g., choose your own activity / set your own goal) or as a Virtual Volunteer. Whether you are a returning participant or new to VeloSano, be part of the movement – all with no registration fees or fundraising commitments.

Register as a "Rider" or Virtual Fundraiser

If you are a returning Rider or have always wanted to ride in “Bike to Cure” weekend ~ register as an individual participant, join a team or start a new team, then select your “Ride” distance ~ or, become a Virtual Fundraiser to do any activity you choose! Bike, Run, Swim. Walk, Hike, Spin. Ways to participate are endless!

Tip: Register by June 3 to ensure you receive your VeloSano Swag by July 18.

Register Today

Download Strava

When you use Strava, you can track ANY activity you choose to complete as part of your Virtual VeloSano experience: biking, running, walking, hiking, swimming, canoeing, etc.
  1. Download the Strava app, and join the VeloSano Strava Club.
  2. Register, choose your activity (or activities), and set your activity goal(s).
  3. Track and share your progress to help raise support.

Tip: Using Peloton, Zwift or another digital training platform? They connect with Strava to track your progress automatically!

Tip: Always follow the most recent COVID-19 safety guidelines when planning your activities.

Download Strava

Register as a Virtual Volunteer

Keep the Volunteer energy going and those bells clanging - just think of virtual ways to support Fundraisers, Riders, and the Living Hope community and cancer research.
  • Register as a Virtual Volunteer!
  • Choose a “Rider”, Virtual Fundraiser or Team to support and send them some virtual cowbell.
  • Donate! Funds for cancer research are needed now more than ever.
  • Share your Virtual Volunteer experiences using hashtag #VirtualVeloSano.
Tip: Register by June 8 to ensure you receive your VeloSano Swag by July 18.

Give 1OO% For The Cure

Fundraising Tools and Tips

Although the obligation to meet fundraising minimums has been removed, we are encouraging everyone to raise as much as they can to support our mission. The need for lifesaving cancer research remains and is in fact, more important than ever. Check out our new Virtual VeloSano Fundraising Blog with updated templates, tools and tips to help plan your strategy.

View Blog

Download Our New Guide to Virtual VeloSano

You’ve been asking, what is Virtual VeloSano, how does it work, why should I get involved? 
For all you need to know, click here.

Download PDF

Virtual VeloSano Weekend

Friday and Saturday, July 17-18, will include many of the activities our riders, volunteers, donors and spectators have grown to love—and now our virtual experience offers even more.

Our Virtual Kickoff Party streams live Friday evening, bringing together supporters from across the globe, followed by a virtual start and finish on Saturday aka "Virtual VeloSano Day!"

We’ll continue to share details about Virtual VeloSano Weekend as the date approaches.

Impact of Your Involvement

Thus far, VeloSano has supported 150 cancer research projects. Those projects often go on to earn research grants from the National Institutes of Health and elsewhere. The total return from additional external funding now surpasses $22 million, making the total impact of VeloSano more than $43 million.

View Impact Report