American Cancer Society Bikeathon

American Cancer Society Bikeathon

On Sunday, July 14 the American Cancer Society will hold its 41st annual Bike-a-thon.

Since its beginning, Bike-a-thon has raised over $19 million to help the American Cancer Society save lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures and by fighting back.

The 65-mile ride, which also includes a 100-mile century route, starts at the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia and ends at the Buena Vista Camping Park in Buena, NJ.  See additional start times and locations below.

The Bike-a-thon is the single largest biking event for the American Cancer Society. Last year the event netted $1.1 million.

The Philadelphia Bike-a-thon is the largest single-day American Cancer Society fundraiser in Pennsylvania.

Close to 3,500 cyclists will participate this year, including teams from over 150 Delaware Valley companies.

In a special tribute, cancer survivors will lead cyclists over the Ben Franklin Bridge beginning the ride to save lives.

Since beginning its research program, the American Cancer Society has invested almost $3.9 billion in cancer research. In fact, the American Cancer Society is the largest private, not-for-profit source of cancer research grants in the United States.

For further information click here

American Cancer Society Bikeathon
Event Category: Sports / Leisure
When: July 14, 2013 ~ May 14, 2013
More Info: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=53351&pg=entry
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/phillybike


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