Utica, NY (WIBX) - Today's Ride for Missing Children marks the sixteenth annual for the Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. More than 450 cyclists climbed the up and down hills of emotion in the largest event of its kind in the nation.

The 100-mile journey concludes this evening with closing ceremonies taking place at the New Hartford Recreation Center.

Photos below document some of the event's memories.