FAQ

When is the Gear Up Against Kids Cancer 2025?
  • May 3, 2025
Where is the Start/Finish Line?
  • Floresville Event Center (600 TX-97, Floresville, TX 78114) will be the starting and finishing points for the ride.
Is This a Timed Event?
  • This is a self-timed event.  Timing chips will NOT be provided.
What is the Schedule?

TBD

What Happens in the Case of Inclement Weather?
  • We will monitor weather conditions, and in the event of severe weather, we will email all registrants and post it to the Gear Up website and Facebook event page.
Where Do We Park?
Is Safety Equipment Required?
Who Does the Gear Up Against Kids Cancer Bike Ride Benefit?
  • The Gear Up Against Kids Cancer ride brings community awareness to the 15,000+ children annually diagnosed with cancer and raises much-needed funds to help researchers develop more effective and less toxic treatments for childhood cancer.
  • 100% of the funds generated will stay local and directly support the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute – UT Health San Antonio and their mission to translate today’s research discoveries into tomorrow’s treatments.
How Long are the Routes?
What are the Registration Fees? Is There an Early-Bird Discount?
  • TBD
Is There Any Way to Register a Team?
    • Yes.  When a person wants to register, they must first click on one of the categories (28 miles, 40, 60)
      When they click on that, they can “Create/Join a Team.”
    • The first person to register on a team registers as captain and enters a team name  (this can be changed later if desired)
      Anyone who wants to join that team will “Register as a Teammate” and choose the team name from the drop-down menu.
    • How to Register Multiple Riders on a Single Payment
      • When the first person registers, they fill out their information, then hit “Add Another” at the bottom of the form.
      • They need to be sure to click on the ride distance category (28/40/60) for each rider.
      • You can keep doing this with as many people as you like, and when you get to the payment page, they can put in one credit card.

Can I Transfer My Registration if I Cannot Make the Ride?

Will There Be Rest Stops Along the Routes?
  • Yes, click HERE for ride details.
Will there be mechanical support at the event?
  • Yes, there will be a number of bike shops at the start/finish line, and each rest stop to help riders adjust their rides.
Will There be SAG Support?
  • Yes, there will be SAG support, they can take a rider to the next rest stop for repairs or take them back to the start/finish area.
    • SAG contact number: TBD