FAQ

What are the registration fees? 

The registration fee is not refundable, not transferable and is not included in the minimum fundraising requirement. The registration fee is charged upon registration. Each rider must provide a valid credit card number in order to register. Your credit card will be debited only if you do not meet the fundraising minimum by the July 1st deadline.

  • Registration for the 50 mile and 75 mile: $100
  • Registration for the 25 mile: $50
  • Registration for Little Angels: $25
What are the minimum fundraising requirements? 
  • Camp to Mystic (50 & 75 miles): $500
  • Hopeville to Mystic: $250
  • Little Angels (ages 7-11): $100
What are the different route options? 
  • From Camp to Mystic, there is a 50 mile and 75 mile option.
  • From Hopeville State Park to Mystic, there is a 25 mile option
  • Little Angels is a 6-mile ride, Stonington to Mystic. The roads will not be closed.
Where and when is the start for the 50/75 mile ride? 

The ride begins at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, in Ashford Connecticut.

If I’m registered to stay overnight at Camp on Friday, what time should I arrive? 

Please arrive no earlier than 4:00pm.

Where will I stay on Friday night? 

Riders registered for the 50 or 75 mile ride may stay overnight at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp on a first come basis. Overnight lodging is secured during the registration process based upon availability.

Click here for a list of hotels near the start at Camp and Mystic.

Let’s say I am driving myself to Camp on Saturday? 

Drivers must promptly at 6:30am where you will join the other AngelRiders for check-in, breakfast, bike techs, a mandatory safety briefing, the Sunday ceremony and more! If you are running late or get lost, please call the AngelRide hotline: 860-429-3444.

Where is the Finish? 

Ocean Community YMCA, Mystic
1 Harry Austin Drive
Mystic, CT

Follow signs for event parking.

I am taking the bus on Friday night to Camp. What do I need to know? 

Please park your car at the Mystic YMCA. Volunteers will be there to assist you. The bus leaves the YMCA @ 3:30pm. You, your bike and your luggage will be taken directly to Camp.

Is there transportation back to Camp from Mystic after the ride? 

Here are the options:

  1. Friday afternoon, park your car at the Finish located at the Mystic YMCA and bus will bring you to the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp will leave at 3:30. (This is for Riders who have reserved overnight accommodations at Camp)
  2. A bus will bring you back to Camp after the event. The bus will leave the YMCA at 4:30. The trip back to Camp is approximately 1hour 25 minutes. Riders must register online for this option by May 1st.
  3. There is no transportation provided for the 25 mile option.
How can I determine the right jersey size?  Can I cancel my ride? 

You may cancel your ride, however, your registration fee is not refundable.

Where does the money go? 

Funds raised through donations from participants, volunteers, family, friends, and colleagues will help cover the costs of the ride. Remaining funds benefit the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp's Hospital Outreach Program.

What do I do with checks? 

Checks must be made out to: Angel Charities (we can no longer accept checks made out to Angel Charitable Trust)

Mail to:
Angel Charities
PO Box 1013
Old Lyme, CT 06371

Include the Rider’s name on the memo line

How do I get a tax receipt? 

All online donations are acknowledged with an email tax receipt. Donations made by checks that are $250 or more will receive a tax acknowledgment by USPS. Tax receipts will be made by request for donations made under $250.

Where does the 25 mile ride start? 

Hopeville Pond State Park, 193 Roode Rd, Griswold, CT 06351. Directions.