Pedaling for Payson 2023

Saturday September 9, 2023 Hopkinton, NH 03229 US Directions


How do I register for Pedaling for Payson?
Beginning on June 1st, 2023, you can register online by clicking "Sign Up" or call 603-227-7162.  Paper forms can be found as a PDF on this page. Please complete and bring or mail to the Philanthropy Office, with payment.  You can also register at the park, on the day of the event.

What is the registration fee?
There are two options available at registration. Adult riders may choose a $25 pledge, with a commitment to pay or fundraise the additional required $75; or, you may choose the $100 paid-in-full option when signing up. Youth rider registration is a one-time fee of $25, however, youth riders are encouraged to fundraise as well. 

Is there a minimum fundraising requirement?
Yes. The fundraising minimum requirement is $100 for the 16, 30, and 50 rides, the Mountain Bike ride, and the Gravel ride.   The minimum fundraising is $25 for kids 14 and under. This fundraising goal must be met by September 30, 2023, or the credit card you provide at registration will be charged the balance due.

When does Online Registration shut down?
Online registration will shut down at midnight, on Thursday, September 7th, 2023. We encourage anyone who would still like to participate to register on the day of the event at Elm Brook Park. 

What is the schedule of events on ride day?
8:30 am - 50 Mile and 44 Gravel depart 
8:40 am - Mountain Bike departs
8:50 am - 30 Mile and 21 Gravel depart 
9:00 am - 16 Mile departs
10:00 am - Breakfast Party
12:00 pm - BBQ Begins
3:00 pm - Event End and Finish line comes down

Can I change which ride I would like to participate in on the day of the event?
Yes, you can change which ride you want to do the morning of. Please work with our staff at the registration table to do so as we use ride numbers to plan for the next year.

What is the Pickleball 4 Payson all about?
Pickleball 4 Payson is an additional fundraising opportunity for Pedaling for Payson.  All funds raised through registration and donations will go directly toward the Nurse Navigator program through Pedaling for Payson. Please visit the Pickleball 4 Payson section on the website to learn about registration and details!

Where does my money go?
Monies raised will support the Nurse Navigator program at Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care and the Pedaling for HOPE Fund. These programs provide our most vulnerable patients with the guidance of a nurse navigator, who will help them find the medical, community, and financial support they need at a time of great physical, emotional, and financial stress.

Where do I send my donations?
Concord Hospital Trust
Attn: Liz Fay
250 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

Who should checks be made out to?
Please make checks out to Concord Hospital Trust. Remember to put your name in the memo section of each check so we know to credit your account.

Are donations tax deductible and how do I get a receipt?
Yes. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Your check or credit card transaction confirmation serves as a receipt.

What if my company wants to match my donation?
Contact your HR department to learn about your company's matching gift policies and procedures. Check to see if your company participates by visiting Follow the procedure outlined by your company's matching gift program. Printed materials may be mailed to:
Concord Hospital Trust
250 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

Does Pedaling for Payson have a rain date?
Pedaling for Payson takes place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather conditions, routes may be altered or canceled. These decisions are made on the day of the event and will be communicated via email.

Are tandem bikes allowed?
Tandem bikes will be permitted as long as both riders can physically pedal the bike, are registered for the event, and have met the fundraising minimum.

Are e-bikes allowed?
Yes! eBikes are welcome at Pedaling for Payson.  Riders must acknowledge that electric-assisted bicycles may be permitted, provided that such bikes are classified as bicycles (no motorcycles) under applicable state law. If a rider chooses to ride an electric-assisted bicycle on provided routes, they must understand that support may not be available for an electric-assisted bicycle. All riders must follow the cyclist's rules of the road and we encourage all riders to know the range capabilities of their personal bike.  

What do I do if I get a flat tire or break down?
We highly encourage all participants to know basic safety and repair skills, including fixing a flat tire. If you have your own pump and extra tubes for your bike we recommend you bring them. However, if you are unable to make the repair we will have local bike shop experts stationed at rest stops around the course that can pick you up or help with a repair. Visit your local bike shop to learn how to handle basic repair needs.


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