Ride For The Cure 

Ride For The Cure - French Vosges 

28 - 29 & 30.07.2023

Official webpage of the Ride For The Cure in the French Vosges.


The Ride for The Cure is a three-day bike ride through the most beautiful spots of the Vosges.
The 3th edition will take place on 28 - 29 & 30/07/2023.
The ride support Think Pink, which fights breast cancer.
We have new courses for 2023, with the final stage being the famous final mountain stage of the Tour De France, a week before. For the more adventurous participants, we also offer 3 new gravel courses.

Max 250 cyclists covering between 50 and 125 km daily. You'll all start together !

RATES 2023

Registration is only possible online via SQM Time and according to the price table below. It is therefore useful to register early!

Early Bird

Basic price

Last Minute

Ride For The Cure




* Registration prices do not include the administration fee of €1.00 + 2.5% VAT.


It's not possible to register the day of the event on site.


This event is organised by Sport Events, a small Belgian company that organises more than 40 different events each year. The red thread throughout our events is nature.

You prefer to participate for free by collecting €300,00 for Think Pink? Register here on the website of Think Pink !

From €99.00


One week before the event, you will be sent all GPXs both road and gravel.
Buy your Etixx starter pack at more than 50% discount + free delivery! Cycling Starter Pack: Isotonic Lemon 1kg + Nutritional Energy Gel Cola 12x35g + Natural Oat Bar Sweet&Salty Caramel + 1 bidon 500ml
Organizer: Sportevents
Registration possible until 18-07-2023

Course, startlocations, aid stations and time limits 2023

Every day, the" Ride for the Cure" peloton starts together. The courses are not marked, participants need to follow the gpx files.
It is the cyclists' responsibility to choose which distance you will ride that day. The choice of Road or Gravel + distance is free and has to be communicated to the race director, the day of the your ride.

  • Day 1

    • Start is in Le Markstein | @ Auberge du Steinlebach
    • Click here for the Google Maps link.
    • 1 aid station
    100km - 3326m+

    75km - 2511m+
    • Day 2

      • Start is in Le Markstein | @ Hotel Wolf
      • Click here for the Google Maps link.
      • 1 aid station
      88km - 2570m+

      53km - 1590m+
      • Day 3

        • Start is in Le Markstein | @ Auberge du Steinlebach
        • Click here for the Google Maps link.
        • 2 aid stations (125km & 100km) - 1 aid station (58km)
        125km - 3820m+

        100km - 3009m+

        58km - 1971m+

        Practical information 2023

        • Address - How To Get There - Parking

          The startlocations for the Ride for The Cure are indicated in "Parcours" with the links to Google Maps.

          In this tab you'll also find the locations of the aid stations and other informations.

        • Program

          Friday | 28.07.2023

          08.10 - 09.00 Race office open, pick-up bib numbers | @ Auberge du Steinlebach
          09.00: Start stage 1
          13.30: End day 1 in Le Markstein | @ Auberge du Steinlebach

          Saturday | 29.07.2023

          09.30: Start stage 2 | @ Hotel Wolf
          18.00: End day 2  | @ Hotel Wolf

          Sunday | 30.07.2023

          08.30: Start stage 3 | @ Auberge du Steinlebach
          11.00 - 15.00: Pasta Party!
          15.00: End Ride For The Cure in Le Markstein | @ Auberge du Steinlebach

        • Pick up steering numbers

          Steering numbers are not sent in advance and can only be collected from the race secretary on the day of the race. You will receive your number by email a few days before the event and you can also view it on the list of participants that comes online at the same time as the mailing.

          You will receive all extras you ordered together with your steering number. It is possible to pick up the numbers of your family and/or friends.

        • Change name, distance and / or cancel

          Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your SQM Time account. So you do this all by yourself!

          After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

          If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

          Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !

        • Showers - Dressing rooms - Bags drop-off

          There are no changing rooms.

          There are showers at Auberge du Steinlebach, in Le Markstein. The showers are for free.

          The Auberge du Steinlebach is here.

          Attention: If your shoes aren't clean, you can't enter the auberge du Steinlebach. Think about the other participants who also wants to change clothes in a clean room. Wash your shoes before you enter!

          There is no 'storage of sports bags' stand.

        • Insurance physical accidents

          By default you are NOT insured through the organization for physical injuries during the race.

        • Organisation

          Sportevents, bvba.

          This event is part of the  Sportevents Cyclingseries.

        • Where to stay?

          Looking for a nice place to stay?

          1. Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.

          At 50m of one of the startlocations !

          For booking, contact them by

          2. Auberge du Steinlebach.

          1km from one of the startlocations and this place is one of the aid stations! 

          For booking, contact them by

          • telephone: +33 3 89 82 61 87 

        Race information

        • Start procedure

          There is a group start under at the arch. 

          There is no timing and therefore no classification.

          You can choose which distance you want to cover on the day of the ride.
          Please give us your distance combination when you come to get your bib number at the race office.
        • Aid stations / No plastic cups

          AID STATIONS

          There are multiple aid stations during the race. The exact locations are indicated on the course map (see the "course" tab). The supplies have standard water, salty snacks, cake, candy, ... Attention! There are no plastic cups at the aid stations, so you have to bring your own drinking cup or bottle.