TEAMS NOW FORMING! For more information, please contact
Samantha Charleston: (215)573-6822
$1.4 MILLION raised for orphan disease research
in the Million Dollar Bike Ride 2014.
100% of all money raised by participants directly
funds lifesaving rare disease research
2014 MDBR GRANT RECIPIENTS Congratulations to our research grant recipients!
See the complete list of awards here
DR. JAMES WILSON ODC's founder Dr. James Wilson was recently
featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal
2015 Million Dollar Bike Ride
Individual cyclist registration now open! For more information, please contact Samantha Charleston: firstname.lastname@example.org or (215)573-6822
The 2nd Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, May 9th, 2015. The routes for the ride will again start and finish at the University of Pennsylvania campus in downtown Philadelphia.
Please note that improved road closures for this year’s ride will allow for much better exit and entry into the city. We will have a straight shot from the start to the river drive with the streets completely shut down for our exit. The return will stay on the river drives almost all the way until the South Street Bridge which will bring us over to the finish with very little time on streets with traffic for the short route.
If you’re not a cyclist, and/or not affiliated with a specific disease team, and are interested in donating to the Million Dollar Bike Ride, please click the button below. Thank you for your support!
|Register by April 1 to receive early bird discount (for non-fundraising cyclists only). After April 1, registration fee for non-fundraising cyclist will increase from $60 to $80.|
|Pre-registration will be held on Friday May 8, 2015 from 4-7PM at the Penn Ice Rink (3130 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104).|
2014 MDBR Research Grant Awards
The Orphan Disease Center is proud to announce its inaugural grants funded by proceeds from the 2014 Million Dollar Bike Ride. Thirteen institutions – from academia in the US, Canada, Germany, and Australia – received grants ranging from $35,000 to $60,000 from funds raised by 13 disease-specific cycling teams.
Congratulations to our raffle winner, Mike Casias!
Mike Casias, cycling for Movin’ for Mallory Team, won our raffle for a brand new bicycle provided by Specialized. Congratulations and keep those registrations and donations coming in!