Why We Ride:
Since my husband Russ was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October 2013, we have spent many hours at Moores Cancer Center. On our first visit I was reminded that we are not alone in this fight against cancer, as many around us sported bald heads and other battle scars of their ongoing fight. This was oddly comforting, knowing that we are not alone in this journey. I began looking for a way to support and give back, not only for Russ but for all who come though these doors and found The Pedal the Cause website. To combine my love for cycling with a way to raise funds and awareness of these great institutions was right up my alley!
My Brother Kent was the person who got me into cycling and when I told him about PTC, he jumped on the band wagon and agreed to come out from Illinois to join me on the ride. He went to town with the fundraising and we now have a goal to raise at least $20,000 for PTC!
Pedal the Cause has the mission of providing funding for cancer research at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego through their annual cycling fundraiser in hopes that the collaborative research funded by this event will ultimately lead to a cure for cancer.
Please help us in our effort to raise money for Pedal the Cause by making a donation. 100% of all net proceeds STAY in San Diego and goes directly to cancer research.
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
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