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Beginner and veteran cyclists are invited to make their miles more meaningful by participating in the third annual American Cancer Society Bicycles Battling Cancer set for Sunday, June 12.  Choose a ride option right for you, the Century Ride – 100 miles starting in Worcester; the Metric Century Ride – 100 km/ 62 miles starting in Northborough; or Bicycles Battling Cancer Lite – 30 miles starting in Holliston.  Bicycles Battling Cancer allows participants the opportunity to get fit, have fun, and make a difference, all while raising funds to support Society’s critical mission to saves lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

All local cyclists are encouraged to attend one of the group rides scheduled for:

·        Sunday, April 10 at 12:30 p.m., a 29 mile Bicycles Battling Cancer ride beginning and ending at the Bancroft School, 110 Shore Drive in Worcester.

·        Saturday, May 14 at 11:00 a.m., a 40 mile Bicycles Battling Cancer ride beginning and ending at Landry’s Bicycles, 276 Turnpike Road in Westborough.

·        Saturday, June 4 at 7:00 a.m., a 40 mile Bicycles Battling Cancer group ride beginning at Grace Bicycles, 1574 Washington Street in Holliston.

·        Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m., a 50 to 60 mile group ride beginning at Quad Cycles, 1043 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington.

·        Sunday, April 17 at 8:00 a.m., a 35 mile Bicycles Battling Cancer ride beginning and ending at Salem Cycles, 72 Washington Street in Salem.

·        Sunday, May 1 at 9:00 a.m., a 24.6 or 49.2 mile Bicycles Battling Cancer ride along the Nashua River Rail Trail.  Please park at the Ayer Trailhead.  For directions, email us at BicyclesBattlingCancer@cancer.org. 

·        Sunday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m., a 50 mile Bicycles Battling Cancer ride that will begin at Mad Maggies Ice Cream, 1025 Osgood Street in North Andover and take riders to Plum Island and back.

Individuals do not have to be registered for Bicycles Battling Cancer to participate in any of the group rides and RSPV is not required. 

These rides will help cyclists prepare for the challenge of a Metric Century and Century ride as well as provide more information about the Society’s upcoming Bicycles Battling Cancer ride.  For more information, or to register for Bicycles Battling Cancer, please contact your American Cancer Society at 1.800.227.2345 or visit cancer.org/bicyclesbattlingcancer.

 

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Local cyclists are invited to make their miles more meaningful by participating in the Society’s third annual Bicycles Battling Cancer event on Sunday, June 12.  The ride takes beginner and veteran cyclists alike through scenic back roads from Worcester to Boston.  The event allows participants the opportunity to get fit, have fun, and make a difference, all while reducing their cancer risk.

Riders can participate individually or as a team with a variety of ride options:

  • The full Century 100-mile ride option begins at the Bancroft School in Worcester with a $50 registration fee and a $600 fundraising minimum.
  • The Metric Century 62-mile ride option begins in Northborough with a $50 registration fee and a $600 fundraising minimum.
  • The Bicycles Battling Cancer Lite 30- mile ride begins in Holliston with a $50 registration fee and a $600 fundraising minimum.

Funds raised through Bicycles Battling Cancer support the Society’s critical mission to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.  The American Cancer Society helps people stay well, by preventing cancer or detecting it early; get well, by being in their corner through every step of their cancer experience; by finding cures, through groundbreaking research and treatment discoveries; and by fight backing, through influencing public policy.

For more information, to register, or to volunteer for Bicycles Battling Cancer, please visit cancer.org/bicyclesbattlingcancer or 1.800.ACS.2345.

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If you like to run, ride, swim or compete, here is your chance to make your miles more meaningful.  Join the American Cancer Society's DetermiNation program today.  This powerful and inspiring movement saves lives by enabling athletes to dedicate their training and participation in marathons, triathlons, cycling races, and other endurance events in honor of in memory of a loved one with cancer, while raising thousands of dollars for the fight against their devastating disease.  The Society has a select number of entries for those wishing to participate as a DetermiNation athlete.

 

There are several DetermiNation events around New England this year including:

 

  • Hyannis Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K set for Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Hyannis, MA
  • Cox Providence Rhode Races Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K set for Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Providence, RI
  • Boston's Run to Remember Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5-mile set for Sunday, May 29 in Boston, MA
  • KeyBank Vermont City Marathon and Relay set for Sunday, May 29 in Burlington, VT
  • Rock 'N' Roll Providence Half Marathon and Relay set for Sunday, August 7 in Providence, RI
  • ING Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon set for Saturday, October 15 in Hartford, CT

 

***Qualified, registered runners for the Boston Marathon set for Monday, April 18, 2011 may also choose to raise funds for the Society through DetermiNation.

 

DetermiNation team members commit to raising funds to support the American Cancer Society's efforts to fight cancer and help save lives.  In return, they receive numerous benefits to help them achieve their personal victory.

 

  • Race weekend VIP amenities
  • Waived raced registration fee
  • Free American Cancer Society DetermiNation racing shirt
  • Personalized web page to assist in fundraising efforts
  • Fundraising recognition
  • Free local group training with access to couch
  • Opportunity to dedicate participation in memory or in honor of a loved one touched by cancer

 

For more information, or to find an endurance event near you, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit acsdetermination.org.

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