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Cycle for Survival
February 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm| Free
Join the battle against rare cancers by registering to ride with your friends and family in Cycle for Survival, the nationwide indoor team cycling event that has raised more than $17 million in six years and is driving research led by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center into rare cancers, such as pancreatic cancer, sarcoma and ovarian cancer, benefitting patients all over the world. Teams register to ride for a four hour shift, with a maximum of 8 riders per bike. Teams may register multiple bikes. The event also features complimentary yoga classes, massage therapy and children’s activities.
Cycle for Survival was started in 2007 by rare cancer patient Jennifer Goodman Linn, and together with Founding Partner, Equinox, the event has become one of the world’s fastest growing athletic fundraising events. Through 2012, Cycle has funded more than 50 clinical trials and research studies into rare cancers.
The nation’s oldest and largest private cancer research and treatment institution, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, treats more than 400 different types of cancer, and is leading advances in cancer research and treatments, including into the rarest forms of the disease, benefitting patients worldwide.
Registration opened in September and is held throughout fall 2012.