ABOUT THE RIDE

Ride Jersey Strong with us in North Jersey’s largest charity cycling event! When you ride, you provide direct support for and change the lives of children and families with autism right here in New Jersey.

The event is for all levels of cycling ability and provides a safe and family friendly atmosphere where individuals with autism can participate as equally as those without. With four scenic and fully supported routes to choose from - 3, 10, 25 and 62.5 miles – you’re sure to find a distance that’s right for you.

After completing your ride, all participants celebrate at our amazing Family Fun Festival with food, music, games, inflatables, activities and more. Bring your friends and family to the festival – all are welcome!

WHY WE RIDE

Autism affects many of us, our friends, and family, and even more so in New Jersey. New Jersey has the highest rates of Autism in the country. In the US, the rate of autism is 1 in 68 children, while in New Jersey we experience a staggering 1 in 45 rate.

The funds raised by participants in Go The Distance for Autism provide direct support for, and change the lives of, individuals with autism and their families right here in The Garden State.

WHERE THE FUNDS GO

Go the Distance for Autism is a unique event that bands five organizations together to raise funds for a common mission - to provide educational and treatment programs for children and adults with autism.

Alpine Learning Group, The EPIC School, Garden Academy, and REED Academy are working together to change the future for those who struggle with autism, spread much needed awareness, and directly impact the lives of children and their families living with autism every day.

All five programs are located in Northern NJ and all monies raised from the Go the Distance for Autism Ride support educational and treatment programs for children and adults with autism.

Over the past six years, the Go the Distance for Autism Ride has raised over $5,500,000 from thousands of participants and donors. Help us continue our good work!

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