Utica, NY (WIBX) - The 15th annual Ride for Missing Children is taking place on Friday.

The nearly 100-mile ride will begin at the YMCA in Oneida and end at the New Hartford Rec Center.

About 460 bicyclists will be participating in this year's Ride.

The riders will pass or stop at 30 schools along tthe route.

Money raised from the ride goes to support missing child poster distribution and community education at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children-Mohawk Valley Office.