Join the Pedaling for Payson Event and Help Support Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care Patients and Families

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Published on July 10, 2019

Join the Pedaling for Payson Event and Help Support Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care Patients and Families

Register for Pedaling for Payson Today.

On Saturday, September 14, join cycling enthusiasts from around the State at the 14th annual Pedaling for Payson fundraising event. Monies raised supports the Pedaling for Hope Fund at Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care. The Fund largely underwrites the Center's Nurse Navigator Program, which serves to coordinate both the medical treatment and community outreach for the most vulnerable cancer patients.

The event is being held at Elm Brook Park in Hopkinton and includes a variety of rides to choose from ranging from 16 to 77 mile rides, and an adventurous mountain bike ride that includes a rest stop at Henniker Brewing Company. All routes will take cyclists through picturesque parts of New Hampshire and include rest stops featuring food and beverages. Upon completion of the ride, participants are invited to enjoy a barbeque lunch, refreshments and live entertainment at Elm Brook Park.

An FX3 road bike donated by S&W Sports valued at over $700 will be raffled off.

Raffle tickets are $5 each or three for $10. Only 750 tickets will be sold, and the drawing will be held on September 14. All proceeds from the bike raffle will benefit Pedaling for Payson. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. You can purchase tickets online at or by calling Concord Hospital Trust at (603) 227-7162.

Two pre-ride events are being held throughout the summer. The first is ‘Bike Night on the Big Screen’, July 11 at Red River Theatres in Concord. Tickets are $12 before June 30th and $15 at the door; and, include the feature film Inspired to Ride, beer tasting courtesy of New Hampshire Distributors, Inc. and Litherman’s Limited Brewery, tasty treats provided by The Granite Restaurant. There will be trivia and door prizes given away during the evening. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the Box Office.

The second pre-ride event is the ‘Who Do You Ride For’ evening, August 8th at the Payson Center for Cancer Care. Guests can share their Pedaling for Payson story, grab some refreshments, check out bike and equipment demos from S&W Sports and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow cyclists, sponsors and Payson Center staff. Admission is free and those wishing to attend can RSVP at

To date, Pedaling for Payson sponsors include:

Premier sponsor: Swenson Granite Works.

Gold sponsors: Binnie Media; Market Basket; New Hampshire Distributors, Inc.; Ragged Mountain; S&W Sports.

Silver sponsors: Cerner; The Common Man; Engelberth Construction; Harvey Construction Corporation; VOYA Financial.

Bronze sponsors: Advantage Signs, Inc.; Associated Grocers of NE; Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion; Cedaron Medical, Inc.; Concord Orthopaedics; Huckleberry Propane & Oil; Lavallee Brensinger, PA; Longchamps Electric, Inc.; NH Center for Medicine, LLC; Radiation Oncology Associates; Red River Theatres; Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC; Tufts Health Freedom; X-Ray Professional Association.

Friends sponsors: Christian Party Rental; Goodale’s Bike Shop; LifeLine Ambulance Service; McLane Middleton, PA;, LTD, Orr & Reno, PA; Say It In Stitches; Vintage Kitchens.

Participants are invited to register online and create a fundraising page at For more information call Concord Hospital Trust at (603) 227-7162.

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