Event Information

In Person Ride

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Daniel Boone Homestead

The Breakthrough Challenge was founded in 2013. Our goal is to raise funds supporting breakthroughs in cancer research at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center by uniting for a scenic and inspiring bike ride through Eastern PA's beautiful Oley Valley.

There are 3 bike route options (50, 25 and 12 miles).

50 mile https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37082964

25 mile https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37083037

12 mile https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37083062

Start Times

50 mile: arrive by 7:30am*

25 mile: arrive by 9am*

12 mile: arrive by 10am*

*Departing ½ hour after arrival time.

New this Year - Event Ride Challenges

Click to view Ride Event Challenges presented by SOLO WARRIOR.

Swag & Refreshments:

After the ride, you can stop by to pick up your t-shirt and fundraising incentive swag! 

There will be complimentary refreshments available from the following food trucks.

Brick & Blaze Pizza Company (https://brickandblazepizza.com/) wood fired pizza

Wow Food Truck (https://www.bestfoodtrucks.com/truck/wow-wagon/menu) steak sandwiches and more

Sweet Ride Ice Cream (https://www.sweetrideicecream.com/) homemade ice cream

Hotel Accommodations: 

Best Western Plus Executive Residency Pottstown 

(610) 327-3300          

Reserved under Breakthrough Challenge

20 Rooms

Reserve by September 1st - Rate $129 + tax


Virtual Challenges

Leading up to the in person bike ride, participants can join virtual challenges from Monday, September 5 –  Sunday, September 18, 2022 for cyclists, spinners, runners and walkers on the Strava app.  


Since 2013, our ride has donated more than $1,925,000 to support these breakthroughs. Learn more about our cause.

Additional event details for both the in person and virual options will be added as they become available, please check back at a later date.