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Cycling for a Future without Cancer

The Massey Challenge was established for runners, but what’s cooler than running? CYCLING! The Cycling for a Future without Cancer team is hijacking the platform to put on a bicycle ride: Ride for a Cure 2024.

What:
A bike ride ending at the Pony Pasture (distances,12.5, 25K or 50K)
A post-ride breakfast and beer at Dr. Renato Martins’ house
A way to make a difference by helping to cure cancer right here in RVA by cycling

The Massey Challenge has raised over $5 million from its connection to the Monument Avenue 10K. NOW WE ARE GOING FURTHER WITH A CYCLING EVENT, Ride for the Cure 2024. Register by clicking on the link below!

teammassey.org/masseychallenge24/Account/Register?teamid=190354

Why:
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center and to raise funds for the next 50 years of curing cancer right here in RVA! Massey is leading the nation in a community-centric approach to a future without cancer, earning a reputation of providing cutting edge cancer care and groundbreaking research – one revolutionary idea, one promising therapy and one life saved at a time.

Your Motivation:
Have you been touched by cancer? Do this ride in memory of a loved one or in honor or support of someone you know who is battling cancer.

Your Hosts:
Dr. Renato Martins, Chair of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care, Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Cycling Enthusiast
Rachel Wilson, MSHA, business manager II, infusion center, VCU Health, Adult Outpatient Pavilion, and Cycling Enthusiast
When: Saturday, May the 4th, at 9:00 AM

Where:
Pony Pasture, Richmond
50K Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45908083
25K Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/46009493
12.5K Route: ideal for folks who want to ride but want a more relaxed and shorter ride experience

After Party:
Beer, coffee, snacks and fun times, at a private home near the finish line. Exact address provided to registered riders at a later date.

Cost:
Suggested donation is $50.

Fundraising:
While fundraising is not required, it is encouraged! Try raising at least $100, for the last 50 years and the 50 years to come. All who fundraise or donate $100 will receive a cool Massey technical t-shirt. Fundraise $1000 and receive a quarter zip fleece.

How to Register to Ride:
To ride, register to join the Cycling For A Future Without Cancer team by clicking on the link below! Once you join the team, you are registered for the ride. Feel free to donate as you register, personalize your page with Your Why, and share your story with others.

teammassey.org/masseychallenge24/Account/Register?teamid=190354

If you Cannot Ride:
If you cannot ride, please consider donating to the Cycling for a Future team via the link below!

teammassey.org/masseychallenge24/Donate/Index/1731739?submit=Continue

NOT A 10K! Remember that we have hijacked this Massey Challenge page from runners. After you join or donate, you will receive a goofy email telling you to make sure to sign up for the 10K and encouraging you to get in your practice runs before the big day. Feel free to go cheer on your running friends at the 10K on April 20th, but YOU HAVE SIGNED UP FOR A BIKE RIDE ON MAY 4TH. Because CYCLING IS COOLER THAN RUNNING!

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