Naples to Lake Placid or Lake Placid to Vero Beach

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Test yourself with a century ride! You have two options for this ride - Naples to Lake Placid on Saturday, March 10, 2018 or Lake Placid to Vero Beach on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

The Naples ride begins at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, and heads north on Livingston through Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Alva, LaBelle, and Venus. The ride ends on the shores of scenic Lake Placid at the Lake Placid Camp & Conference Center for a Finish Line Celebration. Riders will have the opportunity to return to Naples on Saturday evening or stay overnight and return to Naples on Sunday morning. Transportation and bike transport will be provided from Lake Placid to Naples.

The Lake Placid to Vero Beach ride starts on the shores of scenic Lake Placid, features a fast, flat ride along Route 70, crosses to the barrier island in Fort Pierce, and then finishes with a beautiful ride north on AIA along the Atlantic Ocean and through town the charming town of Vero Beach. Riders will be greeted at the finish line with a hot shower, massage, hot meal, and entertainment. Riders have the option to stay overnight on Saturday at Lake Placid Camp & Conference Center. Transportation and bike transport back to Naples will be available at the finish line on Sunday.

All rides follow the PFC Safety Rules of the Road, which means all riders must wear a certified cycling helmet and you will be riding alongside of and in the same direction as vehicular traffic.


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Date of Ride
Saturday, March 10, 2018 for Naples to Lake Placid

Sunday, March 11, 2018 for Lake Placid to Vero Beach

Age Requirements
15+ years by March 10, 2018

Registration Fee*
$100 per person on or before December 15, 2017
$125 per person after December 15, 2017

$60 per person for Full Time Students

Fundraising Commitment
$1,000 per person

$500 per person for Full Time Students


Ride for a weekend. Feed a child for a year.

* Registration fee includes two (2) tickets to the Kickoff Party on Friday, March 9, all you can eat/drink during event weekend, Pan-Florida Challenge bike jersey for 30-mile Riders and above (10-mile Fun Riders receive a PFC T-Shirt), fundraising support, water stops, support vehicles along the route, safety (police, course marshals, etc.), and more.