Rollin’ to Colon

Why we ride

Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer and the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. With regular screening, colorectal cancer can be detected early when treatment is most effective.

If you are interested in receiving more information on this event, sponsorship or volunteering, please contact us at coloncancertaskforce@gmail.com

Cycling Distances and start times

Click on the distances to see the route maps.

53 miles – A loop route Colon, Nebraska. The route will take you counter-clockwise turning North on Hwy 77 towards Fremont, West to Cedar Bluffs, South to Colon and back around to Hwy 64.

or choose from one of our other out and back scenic routes in the Platte River Valley.

30 miles – 20 miles – 10 miles

Kid’s Ride

short ride around Valley, NE that takes you to the city park and back including a Bicycle Rodeo and a visit from the Valley Fire Department!

SAG Stops

Sag Stop #1 and Sag #3 Near the intersection of Hwy 64 and Hwy 77
This stop is the first stop for the 53-milers and the turnaround stop for the 20 milers.
53-milers will be able to stop here again on their return to Valley for the last leg of their ride.

Sag #2 Colon, Nebraska

10 Mile Turnaround SAG We’re adding another stop just for the 10-milers! This stop will be at the 5-mile turnaround point.
Starting location:

Douglas County West High School – 401 S Pine St., Valley, Nebraska

Start Times:53 miles = 7:30 am
30 miles = 8:15 am
20 miles =9:00 am
10 miles = 10:00 am
Kid’s Ride & Bike Rodeo = 10:30 am

Route closes at 1:00 pm

Registration

Registration fee: $30 – Online registration is available through Thursday, June 13th
Day of Registration: $35
* Registration includes performance t-shirt, special gift, SAG support and post-event celebration! Register online by June 5th to guarantee your performance shirt!
Shirts are not guaranteed for registrations after June 5th, we’ll do our best to guess the correct amount to have sufficient quantities on hand.

Colon Cancer Survivors: FREE – Please be our guest!

Kid’s fee: $15
Kid’s will receive a t-shirt and post-event celebration!

Day of Registration

Saturday, June 14th at packet pick up or the day of the event from 6:30 am to 10:00 am

Packet Pick-up

Saturday, June 14th
11:00-1:00 pm
The Bike Way - 15115 Industrial Rd, Omaha, NE 68144

or the morning of the event

Post Event

Celebrate with us following your ride with lunch from Firehouse Subs, Eileen’s cookies and fresh fruit from HyVee! Chance to win door prizes! Live music by Mojo Bag! Rollin’ the Inflatable Colon!
The post-event party ends at 1:00pm

Fundraising

- Fundraising for Rollin’ to Colon is completely optional.
- The top 5 fundraisers as of Saturday, June 14th will be rewarded with a cool blue gym bag! – Donations will be accepted after the event concludes either online via or by mail.

General Information:
- Please arrive early for registration to pick up your packet and prepare your bike. We recommend you allow at least 30 minutes. Bike shops will be on hand to help with your bikes.
- Registration is required for all participants.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- No rain dates.

Safety First!

- Helmets are required! All routes are on public roads.
- Obey traffic laws.
- Signal stops and turns.
- Sound off when passing other participants using the phrase “on your left”
- No pace lines! This is not a race.
- Ride on the shoulder where available.

Questions: Please email us at coloncancertaskforce@gmail.com