Victory Ride to Cure Cancer presented by CBS 17 – Saturday, May 20, 2023

Start & Finish: Knightdale Station Park

The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer presented by CBS 17 will be an exciting, inclusive and safe event for all to enjoy, and we look forward to your help in making it so!  Be sure to bring your family and friends for a post-ride celebration featuring local food trucks, craft beer and music.

Pre-Event Packet Pick-Up on Thursday, May 18

4 – 7 p.m.
Inside-Out Sports
2002 Grisdale Lane, Cary, NC 27513

Riders will be able to turn in donations, complete check-in and pick up their rider bibs at packet pick-up, plus shop for any final items needed. Riders who have reached individual fundraising milestones will also be eligible to pick up their rewards at this time (t-shirts, food/beverage tickets, sunglasses, etc.) See our fundraising rewards page for more details.

*Ride packets and fundraising rewards can also be picked up at the Victory Ride on May 20.


Saturday, May 20 Event Information

The start and finish lines, as well as the festival site, are at Knightdale Station Park (810 N. First Ave, Knightdale, NC 27545). Rider check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. We recommend riders arrive at least 45 minutes prior to their scheduled start time if they still need to check in. If riders attend packet pick-up on Thursday, May 18, and are ready to ride, we recommend they arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled start time.

Knightdale Station Park offers a wonderful space for spectators and supporters to enjoy the day. From the main park, guests will have easy access to restrooms, a children’s play area, dog park, walking trails, splash pad and more.

Event Day Schedule

7:00 a.m. – Rider check-in & registration opens; Breakfast opens
8:00 a.m. – 60-mile route start
9:00 a.m. – 30-mile route start
10:00 a.m. – 10-mile route start
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Food & beverages available
2:00 p.m. – Routes close
2:30 p.m. – Festival site closes

Food and Beverage Options

  • Food trucks: Poblanos Tacos, Chick-N-Que, Doherty’s Paddy Wagon
  • Breweries: Bond Brothers Beer Company, Crank Arm Brewing Company, Raleigh Brewing Company, Trophy Brewing, and Corona

Note: All food trucks will have food and beverages available for purchase. Beer tickets will be available for a $5 donation and can be used at any of the breweries. For riders who fundraise $250 or more, complimentary food and beverages will be provided.

Rider Checklist

  • Helmets and a photo I.D. are required. You will not be able to check-in without your I.D., and you will not be allowed to ride without a helmet.
  • Bike Maintenance: Make sure your bicycle is in good working order before the ride.

Route Maps

The 10-, 30-, and 60-mile routes are available through turn-by-turn directions, using the RunGo app, OR you may download a GPX link to your Garmin, Strava or other riding software. Visit our routes page to view all options.

Links to routes on the RunGo App:                                        
10-mile RunGo
30-mile RunGo
60-mile RunGo

Links to routes using GPX links:
10-mile GPX Link
30-mile GPX Link
60-mile GPX Link

Note: To utilize the GPX links, please RIGHT CLICK on the link, and “Save As” a GPX file to your computer. Once the file is saved, you can upload it into the software of your choice. You may need to sync your bike computer or app so the route populates.

Rest Stops and Cheering Stations

See each route map for fully stocked rest stops that are great places to connect with riders along the route. Please be careful when entering or exiting the rest stops to check for riders in the area.

Social Media

Follow the V Foundation on social media for Victory Ride features and day-of content (@thevfoundation). From start to finish, we’ll be posting updates, videos and photos throughout ride day. Follow the V Foundation on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Weather Reminder

The ride takes place rain or shine, so check the weather and be prepared for any predicted inclement weather. Contact us with questions.

Out of Town Visitors

Need a place to stay for the Victory Ride? The closest hotel to the ride site is Hampton Inn & Suites Knightdale Raleigh. Please visit this link to make your reservation. For those looking to rent a bike, two options for local rentals are Going My Way Bike Rentals, suitable for the greenway routes and Inside-Out Sports, suitable for the road route.