AIDS Ride For Life 20th Year 2018

Saturday, September 08, 2018



Thank you for being a part of our 20th Ride!

WE'VE GOT SOME serious history under our spandex!  The first AIDS Ride was in September 1999, and we’ve been riding our bikes together ever since.  2018 will mark our 20th Ride together – 20 years of comradery to support important programs and services, 20 years closer to a world without AIDS.  Choose your miles to ride around beautiful Cayuga Lake – 102, 90, 69, 42, 27 or 15.  Enjoy a fully supported cycling event with 8 pit stops, Safety & Gear Support and an unforgettable experience. 

ABOUT the AIDS Ride For Life - Stap's major fundraising campaign and all around fun event! Cyclists will Ride 102, 90, 69, 42, 25 or 14 miles around Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York.   Riders will enjoy full support - Pit Stops with food, hydration, medical assistance, Safety and Gear (SAG) suppost and volunteer fans cheering them on.  We are once again finishing the last 10 miles on the Black Diamond Trail - beautiful and safe!  Riders will cross our finish line at Cass Park to applause, massages, camradery and ice cream!  At 5:15pm, Riders will parade to Stewart Park for our closing ceremonies and fabulous event dinner catered by Ithaca Bakery. 

HIGH GEAR CLUB - You can WIN fabulous gifts and enjoy a lovely after party in October by raising $1000, $2500, $5000 or more at our High Gear Club Party!  This wonderful post Ride event is truly a gathering of hearts.  Watch our newsletter for prize updates! 

SILVER SPOKE CLUB - Win fabulous prizes by raising $500 to $999

ABOUT The Southern Tier AIDS Program We are a team of dedicated, caring people providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York. We work towards creating a world where HIV transmssion is rare and those who are HIV+ lead healthy lives. 

THE SWIFT RISE of heroin use has increased the demand for our Opioid Overdose Prevention Program.  Over  465 lives were saved with 1900+ Naloxone kits distributed by STAP staff in 2017.  Our youth center is serving a record number of young people and along with caring for clients who have HIV/AIDS, we now provide services for anyone who is Medicaid eligible and dealing with a chronic illness.  Check us out at

THANK much for your support! The Southern Tier AIDS Program is a 501c3 non-profit organization.  Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.