News Media Resources Publications Inside Penn Medicine Contact Us for Experts  
  System News | HUPdate | PresbyBulletin | What's New at PAH | Browse Archives  

Million Dollar Bike Ride

Million-Dollar-Bike-RideSaturday, May 3, 2014 - Mark your calendars for the first annual Million Dollar Bike Ride to raise money for rare disease research, organized by the Penn Center for Orphan Disease Research and Th erapy and Rare Disease Cycling. The event is the only cycling fundraiser to start and end in the city of Philadelphia, with the start/finish line at Highline Park (31st and Chestnut) on Penn’s campus.

There are three route options -- 11, 35 and 73 miles. The ride starts at 9:00am. Refreshments and entertainment at the start/finish line will provide fun for the entire family. All participants will receive free gear, including a Million Dollar Bike Ride jersey. Individual cyclists can register and raise money for their specific orphan/rare disease foundation. Examples of teams already formed include Bike to End Duchenne, Pitt Hopkins Pedalers, Spin Factor for Hemophilia, Team FARA, Team ALD, Team Cure ML4, LAM Foundation, Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) Proceeds will help further research by the Penn Center for Orphan Disease Research and Therapy . For more information, or direct links to register or volunteer, please visit

Do you want to keep up with all the latest news stories about Penn Medicine?

Subscribe to Penn Medicine In the News daily emails! Click here to sign up online if you're not yet receiving one of our email editions.

Or, if you've received an email edition recently, use the "update your preferences" link at the bottom of the email or contact us to subscribe.

Do you volunteer your time or provide supplies to help those in need?

We're always looking for great story ideas!

Click here to send your stories, ideas, and photos to us online now, or email them to!

Make it count! Help us keep track of all of Penn Medicine's community outreach activities by filling out the Penn Medicine CAREs reporting form. No contribution is too small to report. Visit

Browse More Stories Inside Penn Medicine


About Penn Medicine   Contact Us   Site Map   Privacy Statement   Legal Disclaimer   Terms of Use

Penn Medicine , Philadelphia, PA 1-800-789-PENN © 2011, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania