Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration fee?
The early bird fee to register as an in-person cyclist is $50 and increases to $75 on June 1st. Beginning September 1st the fee is $100. There is a $25 registration donation per participant for virtual biker/spinners, runners, walkers, or multi-sport. 100% of your registration donation will support cancer research at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. It will also count towards your fundraising goal!
Can I donate by mail?
Yes, please mail your donation to the address below. Please include the team or participant name in the check memo line for any donation made to support a specific team or participant.
P.O. Box 4359
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Is there a fundraising minimum?
There is no fundraising minimum required to participate in the 2023 Breakthrough Challenge.
How do I participate virtually?
First, register for the 2023 BC! Once you are registered, sign up for a free Strava account via mobile app or desktop website. We have created two private BBC Strava clubs, one for cyclists/spinners to track their activity, and a separate group for runners/walkers to log their miles. Strava is compatible with many devices, including smart phones and watches, Fitbit, Peloton, and more.
Will I receive a t-shirt or other swag?
All registered participants for the 2023 Breakthrough Challenge event will receive a t-shirt. There will be fundraising swag incentives at the $250, $500, and $1000 levels.
If you have additional questions, please contact Carolyn Brown.