THE RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER PRESENTED BY SILVER WHEATON ANNOUNCES $8.4 MILLION RAISED AS 7TH ANNUAL RIDE COMMENCES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
VANCOUVER, August 29, 2015 - The Ride to Conquer Cancer presented by Silver Wheaton announced 2,087 riders helped raise $8.4 million for the BC Cancer Foundation as the seventh annual Ride commenced in British Columbia on Saturday. Funds raised through B.C.'s largest cycling fundraiser support breakthrough cancer research and enhancements to care at the BC Cancer Agency.
About The Ride
The 2015 Ride to Conquer CancerŽ presented by Silver WheatonŽ benefiting BC Cancer Foundation is an epic, two-day cycling event spanning over 200 kilometres through picturesque scenery! Our vision is clear - A World Free From Cancer. Join us on August 29-30, 2015 for the Ride of your life!
The money you raise for The Ride to Conquer CancerŽ will benefit BC Cancer Foundation and support leading clinicians, scientists, and researchers whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in our communities throughout the province, across Canada, and around the world.
Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Register now and join us in the fight to end cancer!
Dollars at Work
Since 2009, The Ride to Conquer CancerŽ has raised over $59 million for the BC Cancer Foundation and is B.C.’s largest cycling fundraiser.
Funds raised through The Ride to Conquer CancerŽ enable the BC Cancer Foundation to support life-saving cancer research and enhancements to care at the BC Cancer Agency.
The BC Cancer Foundation is the largest charitable funder of cancer research in the province, supporting leading-edge cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency that has a direct impact in improving cancer care across the province.
How We Support You
You’re probably not used to riding such a long distance in one day, then waking up the next morning and doing it all over again. Don’t worry! We’re here to help you prepare to do just that! Our fun Training Rides will help you to reach your fitness goals, and our thorough Orientation sessions will strengthen your knowledge on the basics of cycling—such as how to change a bike tire and distinguish between a road bike and a mountain bike. As always, Ride Guides will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about how to train for The Ride.
Whether this is your first time fundraising, or you’re a seasoned pro, we’ll help you to reach (and hopefully exceed) your fundraising goal. From an easy-to-understand Ride Manual to your own fundraising webpage, as well as all the personal advice you can handle, we’ll be there to assist you on every step of your journey.