All routes start at 8am.
Redlands R.U.F.F. Ride is a charity ride benefiting animals that takes place in and around charming historic Redlands, through beautiful orange groves and along scenic foothills. Organized & hosted by Redlands Unleashed Fidos & Friends (R.U.F.F.), the ride raises money to support a variety of animal related charities such as the Redlands Dog Park, animal shelters and animal rescue groups.
Who is R.U.F.F.?
Redlands Unleashed Fidos & Friends (R.U.F.F.) is an organization that supports a variety of animal related causes. We are a tax-exempt California Non-Profit Public Benefit corporation made up entirely of volunteers. We built and help the city maintain the Redlands Dog Park as well as provide support to animal shelters and animal rescue groups. We strive to make our community more animal friendly and to educate people about the joys and responsibilities of companion animals.
Event details and schedule
5 or 10 Mile Route
Great for families and recreational cyclists! This easy course meanders through the historic tree-lined streets of Redlands and takes you past the site of the Redlands Dog Park.
31 Miles / Half Metric Century
Ideal for cycling enthusiasts! This moderate course rolls along the historic tree-lined streets and hills of Redlands & past the site of the Redlands Dog Park. It also travels through the orange groves and along the beautiful foothills.
62 Miles / Metric Century
This course includes many of the same roads that have challenged professional cyclists and Olympic hopefuls. In addition to rolling along the historic streets of Redlands, this route will include some moderate climbs. Atop the climbs are incredible views of the canyons and surrounding snow-capped mountains. This course also travels past the site of the Redlands Dog Park, through the orange groves and along the beautiful foothills.
Directions (from Los Angeles/San Diego)
From the eastbound 10 FWY, exit Eureka Street/Downtown Redlands, turn right onto Eureka Street, follow Eureka south to Citrus/Brookside and look for RUFF Ride Parking signage. Public parking is available at the Redlands Mall, in the lot on the corner of Citrus/Eureka and on many surface streets.
Directions (from Palm Springs/Arizona)
From the westbound 10 FWY, exit 6th Street, turn left onto 6th, take first right onto Pearl, follow Pearl to Eureka, turn left onto Eureka, follow Eureka south to Citrus/Brookside and look for RUFF Ride Parking signage. Public parking is available at the Redlands Mall, in the lot on the corner of Citrus/Eureka and on many surface streets.
Support & WAG Stops (aka: SAG Stops)
The course will be marked at each turn. Multiple rest stops will be set up along each route with water, sports drinks, and refreshments. We will also have support out on the course for riders.
Safety and Rules
The use of ANSI or SNELL approved helmets is required. The R.U.F.F. Ride is not a race. Slower riders must stay to the right, faster riders must make their presence known when passing. All bicycles should be checked by an experienced bicycle mechanic or your favorite bike shop (especially brakes and tires). All roads will be open to regular traffic and cyclists are responsible for obeying all traffic laws.
Redlands Unleashed Fidos & Friends