Bill Koman

I'm riding: Olympic Challenge and Coastal Classic
My Team: Bill's Team
My ID: 60
Lifetime Raise: $245933.0000

$10,150.00 Raised
$10,000.00 Goal

Why I Ride:

Hi, I am riding in the 5th Annual Padres Pedal the Cause-San Diego cycling fundraiser on November 11th and 12th, 2017. This will be the second time we are riding out of our new venue at Petco Park and the first time we are riding over the Coronado Bridge, and I will be on the 2 day course. I am a coastal rider so this will be a challenge. But as a 2-time cancer survivor, I am constantly reminded of the many fathers, mothers, and family members that are going through cancer currently or live in fear of a relapse.

I started Pedal the Cause to give back to the cancer community by raising funds and awareness for this widespread disease. Raising significant dollars that stay 100% in San Diego for world class research will make a difference at the only 3 NCI designated cancer centers in Sand Diego; the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Salk Cancer Center, and the Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Research Institute. In addition, we have added Rady's Children Hospital as a 4th beneficiary and my team is riding in honor of a 5 year old young man, Jace Barnett, that is battling ALL with a tremendous attitude. We have formed a community of riders, researchers, survivors and fundraisers that will help advance the amazing research and discoveries that occur in San Diego each year. Our goal is to help cure cancer during our generation. Government research cutbacks are happening at the wrong time. There are exciting new advances and personalized medicines that are quickly evolving in the battle to fight cancer. We are in a life science epicenter that will help accelerate cures, with the proper resources. I truly appreciate your support and am committed to raising a minimum of $50,000 for my ride.

Please help me in this journey to find a cure by donating to my ride.

My Donations:

John Tlapek
Jeff Winslow
Lauren Wilkinson
Bring a Friend Donation
Bill Koman

Important Padres Dates:

Tuesday, Aug 1 2017

Early Bird Deadline

Friday, Sep 1 2017

Deadline to Commit to Incentive Levels

Saturday, Nov 11 2017

Padres Pedal Event Weekend

Wednesday, Dec 20 2017

Fundraising Deadline

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