Frequently Asked Questions

When is Pelotonia Weekend?

Pelotonia weekend is August 6-8, 2021.

Will Ride Weekend be in person or virtual this year?

We're committed to hosting a world-class, in-person event for the Pelotonia community in 2021. We have spent much of the last year working with experts and putting plans in place to deliver the experience you deserve under new safety and health protocols. Safety will always be our first priority, and we’re excited to bring an unforgettable experience to you this year. We also have great ways for people to get involved virtually by setting their own goals as a Challenger.

What safety measures are you taking during Ride Weekend in response to COVID-19?

The Pelotonia team, in collaboration with our partners at The James and the Wexner Medical Center, are putting plans in place to protect participants to the best of our ability. Stay up-to-date on this year's health & safety protocols on our Safety Page.

Is there an age requirement to participate in Pelotonia?

The minimum age to ride will continue to be 14; however, any age can participate in Pelotonia as a Challenger.

What time will each of the routes start?

Starting times are included on your Rider credentials. Riders will go out in waves every 30 minutes starting at 7:00am until 11:30am.

What is the fundraising deadline?

Riders, Challengers, and Volunteers have until Sunday, October 31, 2021, to raise funds for Pelotonia 2021.

How do I make a donation?

Most of our Donors give online via credit card but you can also donate via cash, check, donor advised fund, IRA, stock, and wire transfer. For any money that is being sent through the mail, please send to our gift processing facility:
Pelotonia L-3454 Columbus, OH 43260
For additional information on donations, please refer to our full Pelotonia 2021 FAQ document below.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes! Pelotonia is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are 100% tax deductible, unless the Donor received goods and/or services in exchange for all or a portion of his/her donation, (e.g. through an auction). All credit card Donors will receive a tax receipt immediately via email, and Donors who give via check or other methods will receive tax receipts via regular mail.
For foreign Donors, please refer to your local tax laws to determine if your donation to Pelotonia is tax deductible.

What is Pelotonia's Tax ID?

Pelotonia's Tax ID # is 82-4997087.

How do I submit a request for my gift to be matched?

Many employers match the charitable contributions of their employees. This is a great way to supplement the money you are giving to a participant or peloton. To begin this process, you will first need to determine if your employer accepts matching gifts. Utilize the search tool on the Matching Gifts page of our website or look on your employer website. If you confirm your employee does match gifts, please submit it under Pelotonia’s Tax ID # 82-4997087. You must direct the matching gifts to Pelotonia using the address below:
  • Pelotonia 450 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215
  • Phone: 614-221-6100
  • Tax ID #: 82-4997087

Read the full Pelotonia 2021 FAQs at the link below

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