Address: 1421 540th Street Southwest Kalona, IA 52247 View Map

About Us

Fighting Sarcoma Cancer....Together

Courage Ride, honoring the life of Seth Bailey, is an annual bike ride through rural Iowa. Courage Ride is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by sarcoma.

Courage Ride, an August 20th cycling fundraising event for Sarcoma Cancer Research at the University of Iowa Holden Cancer Center. Sarcoma Cancer is a rare form of cancer.

Since 2005, Courage Ride has raised over $300,000 for sarcoma cancer research.

Proceeds go to the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Sarcoma Research Program to support Sarcoma Cancer research.

2016 Fundraising Goal: $60,000. ($50,000 was donated in 2015)

85% of sarcoma research funding at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center comes from the Courage Ride.

To date, Courage Ride proceeds have supported 14 sarcoma clinical trials and the creation of the only sarcoma tissue bank in the Midwest.

Saturday, August 20th at Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona Iowa

Register or Donate at


August 20th, 2016 6:00 AM
Iowa Mennonite School
1421 540th Street Southwest
Kalona, IA 52247

All routes start and end at the same location - the IMS school. Riders start at their own time and ride at their own pace. Suggested start time for long route routes is 6:30 - 7:30. All riders should be on the route by 10:30 or 11:00.

Camping is available Friday and Saturday night.

Meet the 2016 Courage Ride Honoree

Trent Phillips: "Patient 001"

Trent is this year's featured patient honoree. Click here to learn more about Trent and his story.


6am - 10am - Registration
6am - close - Silent Auction
6:30am - 9am - Breakfast
7am - Long rides begin
8am - 11am - Short and medium rides begin


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