Pedal the Cause Kids Challenge

Kids can help create a world without cancer too!

The 2023 Pedal the Cause Kids Challenge returns to PTC weekend on Saturday, September 23 at the Chesterfield Mall. Kids ages 3-13 can choose from 2 course options and shift times. Enjoy food, entertainment and family-friendly activities all day!

Two course options to choose from in 2023!

Main Events

8:00 – 10:30 AM

Check In

8:30 AM – 10:45 AM


8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Fun for the whole family in the Discovery Zone sponsored featuring activities, games, treats and more!

Ride Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Shift 1:  6-13 year olds

9:15 – 9:30 AM

Shift 2:  3-8 year olds

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Shift 3:  6-13 year olds

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Shift 4:  3-8 year olds

Bring a Friend!

Our Kids Challenge riders can earn $5 towards their fundraising through our Bring a Friend referral. When your friend registers for the Kids Challenge and puts your name in the “referred by” field at registration, both you and your friend receive a $5 credit toward fundraising, one step closer to reaching an incentive level!

Thanks to our Discovery Zone Partners!

 â€¢ 501 Legion & Rebel Legion • Abra-kid-abra • Big Shark Bicycle Company • Bubble Bus • Build-A-Bear • Chris Cakes • Domino’s • Duo Dogs • Enchanted Events • Family Golf and Learning Center • Fitz’s Root Beer • Gateway Grizzlies • Go Ape • Illumina • Iron Man • Hot Box Cookies • JCC of St. Louis • Kids Yoga United • Kona Ice Truck • Little Sunshine Playhouse Preschool • Siteman Cancer Center • St. Louis Children’s Hospital • St. Louis Aquarium & Wheel Park at Union Station •TKO DJs •


Register for the 2023 Kids Challenge!

Pledge Form

Kids can help cure cancer by retrieving pledges from family, friends & neighbors for each lap they ride. Download a Kids Challenge pledge form!

Fundraising Incentives

For each fundraising milestone reached, kids can earn amazing incentive prizes!

Course Options

Distance: 0.3 miles
Shift times: 9:15 & 10:30 a.m.

Distance: 0.9 miles
Shift times: 8:30 & 9:45 a.m.

Scenes from the 2022 Kids Challenge & Ride for a Child Celebration