The AJF Ride 4 Autism 2022-2023

FAQs

​The AJF Ride 4 Autism 2022
​1. How do I get to the bike event? 
​The starting/ending address is 1100 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA 19067.
2. Where should I park?
There is plenty of parking at the venue. Please try to fill the back parking lot first. 
3. What time should I arrive/What time do the rides begin? 
The 50K Ride Registration/Check-in is 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. The 50K Ride begins at 9:00 a.m. The 12-Mile Family Ride Registration/Check-in is 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. The 12-Mile Ride begins at 10:00 a.m.
​4. Will there be refreshments and food?
Yes, there will be a light breakfast served from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Lunch will served from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Each of the rest stops will be stocked with water and light foods. 
5. Are helmets required?
Yes, helmets are mandatory for all riders. 
6. Will assistance be available on the rides?
​Yes, for the long distance rides, SAG vehicles will be out on the courses to assist riders. When necessary, SAG vehicles will be able to return riders to the start/finish location. Prior to the start time for all riders, cue cards are distributed to each participant. Cue cards list the directions for all riders as well as volunteer names and phone numbers. These volunteers are available for riders to call if help is needed. *Please note - Our SAG drivers are not medically trained. Should you or someone in your party sustain an injury please call 911 for medical support.*
7. Will there be rest stops? 
​Yes, there will be rest stops every 15 miles for the 50K Ride. There will be a rest stop at the half way point for the AJF 12-Mile Family Ride. All rest stops will be equipped with snacks and beverages. 
8. Do you track participant time?
No, this even is not a race and we encourage riders to ride at a comfortable pace. 
​9. Are there age requirements for the riders?
Yes, riders must be 16 years of age or older to ride in the AJF 50K Ride. Participants in the Family Ride must be able to ride a two-wheeler without training wheels. All riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older. 
10. How much is the registration fee and what does it include? 
The registration fee for the AJF 50K Ride is $50 per participant. The 12-Mile Family Ride fee is $100 per family (limited to 5 family members) or $50 for an individual. Registration includes participation in the event, an event t-shirt if registered before August 19, 2022, and access to great food before and after the rides. 
​11. Is the registration fee refundable? 
No, in order for us to keep the event costs to a minimum, we are not able to refund registration fees.
​12. Is there a registration deadline?
No, however, online registration closes on Wednesday, August 14, 2022 at midnight. 
13. Is there a minimum fundraising goal?
​No, establishing your fundraising goal is totally up to you!
14. How do I join or create a team?
​To create or join a team, select "Register" found under "Get Involved" on our main menu at the top of the page. As you work through the registration process, you will be asked if you would like to join an already existing team. If you are creating a team, you will be prompted to create your team name and team fundraising goal. If you are joining a team, you will be prompted to search for the name of the team you would like to join. If you experience any trouble with creating or joining a team, please reach out to us at info@ajfoundation.org for assistance. 
15. Will my contact information be sold or shared with third parties? 
No, all contact information will remain confidential. 
16. How do I make a general donation or donate to an individual Rider/Team?
You can make a donation by accessing the multiple buttons on the "About the Event" page of the site, or by the options found within the "Donation" drop-down of the main menu at the top of the page. 
​17. Is my online donation secure?
Yes, our website is secured through the Peer-Peer Software this site is built on, OneCause. OneCause offers a secure processing gateway which protects your private information such as passwords and credit card numbers submitted to our website. 
​18. Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, all donations are tax deductible. Once the donation is completed online, the donor will receive a receipt which will include the donation summary along with the Tax ID Number of The AJ Foundation. 
​19. How do I handle donations by cash or check?
Please mail checks to: The AJ Foundation For Children With Autism, P.O. Box 234, Wycombe, PA 18980. Indicate which participant/family/team should receive the credit for the donation if it is not a general donation. The donation amount will be reflected in the participant/family/team's fundraising total, as well as the event fundraising total.