Event Details




About The Ride and Walk

The 2024 Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to Cure ALS is a one-day community gathering designed to appeal to every level of cyclist, walker, volunteer and supporter of our organization. We offer a 100-mile route (century), TWO 62-mile routes (metric century, including a "lite" route and "challenge" route), a 47-mile route, a 28-mile route, a 9-mile route, and 1.2 mile accessible walk or roll to accommodate all levels.

Every participant can count on support from start to finish. Upon completing your ride or walk, you will be welcomed back by cheering crowds and finish line festivities that include live music, a hot lunch barbecue buffet, ice cream and smoothies, a beer and wine garden, complimentary massage, a kids' zone, inspiring speeches, a raffle chock full of valuable prizes, and much more.

Route Start/Finish Lines

All routes start and finish at our Festival Zone, hosted at:

Justin-Siena High School, in Napa, CA.

4026 Maher St, Napa, CA 94558

Registration Fee Schedule

With a few notable exceptions (see below), each participant will pay a registration fee to secure their place in the 2024 Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to Cure ALS. This registration fee helps to pay for the expenses incurred to participate in the event (personal webpage set up, food and support on ride day, permitting of routes, etc.).

Please note:
Online registration will be closed between September 12-13, 2024
.

All Riders:
Now - March 31: $60
April 1 - June 30: $75
July 1 - September 13: $99
Ride-Day Registration: $150
 
   Walkers:
Now - September 17: $35
Walk-Day Registration: $45
    Virtual Participants:
Free

Volunteers:
Free
   

Persons with ALS and Caregiver:
We are proud to offer people living with ALS and their caregiver a complimentary registration to the 2024 Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to Cure ALS. Please e-mail a staff partner (ride@alsnetwork.org) for more information.

Fundraising Minimum

Proceeds from the 2024 Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to Cure ALS will provide critical funding for the ALS Network's interdependent mission priorities related to essential care services, important public policy initiatives, and cutting-edge research.

All riders 18 and older are encouraged to raise a minimum of $150 in donations, in addition to their registration fee, by the day of the event (September 14, 2024). 

Fundraising for ALS Network through the Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to cure ALS is an important and direct way of supporting our vital mission. And since we are dependent largely upon philanthropy to advance this mission, the more we raise, the more we can accomplish. Moreover, with each person you ask for support you are spreading important awareness about this devastating neurogenerative disease.

If you are a first-time fundraiser or are interested in learning more, check out our Fundraising Tips and Tools

Our staff is another resource for you and we will be here for you at every step of the way! Don’t hesitate to email us at ride@alsnetwork.org and we can come up with a fundraising plan together!

Fundraising Incentives

Stay tuned to learn more about our cool, stylish 20th anniversary fundraising incentives!

#letsputthebrakesonALS

Rental Bikes

Check our Bike Rentals page for more details!

About Napa Valley Ride Event Day

Location & Parking

The 2024 Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to Cure ALS will start and finish at Justin-Siena High School (4026 Maher St, Napa, CA 94558) in the beautiful Napa Valley. Parking at Justin-Siena will be free and on a first come, first serve basis with parking attendants on duty. We will have access to multiple parking lots on site, and overflow street parking is free anywhere in the surrounding neighborhood. 

Check In & Registration

Everyone must check-in upon arrival. Once you’ve checked-in, breakfast foods including coffee, bagels and fresh fruit will be available for all participants.

ROUTE

REGISTRATION BEGINS

START TIME

100 Mile

5:45 AM

6:30 AM

62-Mile Challenge 

6:30 AM 

7:30 AM

62-Mile Lite

6:30 AM

7:30 AM

47 Mile

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

28 Mile

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

9 Mile

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

Walk

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

We will open the courses based on the times listed above and will announce when it’s time for each route to begin. Please do not begin before the appointed times as we will not have all of our rest stops or SAG support in place. View all route details here.

On the Route

When you check-in, you will get cue sheets for the ride. The route will be marked, but you are responsible for navigating your route. Pay attention to the roads, directions, and cue sheets. Volunteer SAG support vehicles will be patrolling each route throughout the day. If you need assistance, give the standard "thumbs down" signal to indicate you need support.

If you need to contact us directly while you're on the route, an emergency hotline number will be shared as we get closer to Ride Day and will be listed on rider bibs and cue sheets.

If there is a medical emergency, call 911. If you're not sure if you should call 911...CALL 911. 

For other issues or concerns, please call the number on the cue sheet.

Rest Stops

Six Rest Stops are located throughout the routes. Each stop has porta-potties, water, snacks, and other goodies to help you refuel and re-energize for the next portion of your ride. Don’t forget to thank the incredible volunteers who staff each Rest Stop! The following Rest Stop and Route info is from 2022 -- it is subject to change for the 2023 ride. Check back for updates.

Rest Stop & Routes

Opens

  Closes

Lake Hennessey
(47 Mile, 62 Challenge, 100 Mile)

7:15AM

  11:30AM

Pope Valley Farm Center
(62 Challenge, 100 Mile)

8:45AM

  12:45PM
 
Freemark Abbey Winery
(62 Lite, 100 Mile)

8:15AM
 
  12:30PM
 
Fish & Game
(28 Mile, 47 Mile, 62 Lite, 62 Challenge, 100 Mile)

9:30AM

  3:30PM

Strawberry Corner
(62 Lite, 62 Challenge, 100 Mile)

9:15AM

  2:30PM

Route Signage

Each route will be marked with roadside signs. These signs will be at all the intersections, turns, and especially to help at any tricky navigation sites. Wherever possible, we will augment these signs with additional markings and, if possible, a volunteer to point the way. Please be sure to consult your cue sheet, in addition to the signage, to keep you on course.

Mechanical Support

Bike Mechanics will be set up at the Start Line area and at a few Rest Stops. Our volunteer mechanics can make simple adjustments, quick bike checks and fix flats. If your bike needs more serious work, please visit a bike shop prior to Ride Day.

Weather

The 2024 Napa Valley Ride, Walk & Roll to Cure ALS will go on, rain or shine! Please check the local forecast before Event Day and we will do our best to keep all participants informed.

ALS Network reserves the right to alter the courses or start times in the case of weather conditions.

Rider Checklist

Required:

  • *Helmet - Helmets are REQUIRED for ALL cyclists.
  • *ID - You’ll need it to check in (and for beer and wine if you’re 21+)
  • *Cash and/or a credit card - beer and wine will be available for purchase at the Finish Line

Suggested:

  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses or other protective eyewear
  • Toolkit
  • Spare tubes and/or a patch kit, tire irons
  • CO2 or mini-pump
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Cycling Shoes

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