Cycle for Life

About the Annual Cycle for Life Fundraiser

Cycle for Life is an annual indoor spin challenge held at the prestigious Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa, located in downtown Houston, Texas.

Participants hop on their spin cycles and go for a whirl of a ride to raise money for programs at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Proceeds from the event benefit our programs that are sponsored by the generous support of The Periwinkle Foundation, such as the Long Term Survivor Program.

Participants include supporters of the Periwinkle Foundation, privately and publicly owned corporations, leisure cyclists, patient families, and faculty and staff of Texas Children’s Cancer Center.

How can I participate?

1.Become an event Sponsor
2.Start a team – Participants can start a Team with 4 people. Each rider should raise a minimum of $250 or ($1,000 per team)
3. Make a donation to The Periwinkle Foundation

For more information about upcoming Cycle for Life events, visit

Tentative Day of Event Schedule for the Upcoming 2015 Event

8:00 am – Check-in begins
9:00 am – First cycle heat



Past Events

The 2013 Cycle for Life event was held on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Early registrants received a limited-edition Cycle for Life t-shirt.

Cycle for Life

About The Periwinkle Foundation

Periwinkle Foundation LogoThe Periwinkle Foundation develops and provides programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life threatening illnesses and are cared for at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Each year more than 4,000 children are touched by Periwinkle programs Camp Periwinkle, Camp YOLO, Family Camp, the Long Term Survivor Program and the Arts & Creative Writing Program which culminates each year in a traveling exhibition of art by children touched by cancer and blood disorders.  Through camping, recreational and arts programming, The Periwinkle Foundation provides opportunities for these special children and their families to heal emotionally, lead fuller lives and become stronger survivors.  With the generous help of friends and supporters in the community, The Periwinkle Foundation changes lives for life. Learn more at or visit them on Facebook at