Frequently Asked Questions

Event Details

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023

Where: The beautiful Napa Valley (exact venue will be announced soon) OR participate virtually from wherever you are!


How do I register?

What are the costs involved?

Do I have to fundraise?

What if I am participating as a rider in Napa and I am not able to raise $150 by ride-day?

Can I register as an individual now and switch to their team later?

Do I have to join a team?

If others on my team raise more than $150 can that count toward my minimum?

Event Logistics

Is the Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk in-person this year?

What if I can't make it to Napa for the in-person event?

When does the in-person Ride start?

Is there an in-person walk this year?

Where are the start/finish locations?

Is there a deadline for online registration?

Can I participate in the Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk if I am under 18?

What if my family or friends want to join me?

What happens if the Napa Valley Ride has to transition into a fully virtual event?

What are the safety precautions being taken with COVID-19?

Route Details

What are the route options?

Will there be SAG support on the course / will there be rest stops?

How many rest stops will there be? How far apart are they?

Fundraising and Financial Questions

What is the deductibility of my donors' contribution?

What is the Ride to Defeat ALS's Tax ID?

How do I turn in donations made by cash or check?

Is it safe to mail cash?

What if my donors need a receipt?

Do matching gifts count?

Where does the money go?

Your Personal Page

What is a Personal Page?

How do I login to my Personal Page?

What if I forget my username or password?

Do I have to change my Personal Page?

How do I change my personal fundraising goal?

How can I see who has donated on my behalf?


Travel Details

Where is it?

Where do I stay?

Is there camping nearby?

When should I book accommodations?

For any other questions, please contact the Napa Valley Ride Staff at

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