Get ready to log some serious miles, cyclists: the inaugural Ride to Conquer Cancer hits Philly this October 11th and 12th, with proceeds going to Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center.
Participants will cover 150 miles (totally brag-worthy, by the way) on a bike in two days. You’ll start at Belmont Grove in West Fairmount Park then head northwest, eventually ending at Emmaus Community Park just south of Allentown, where you’ll camp the night. (Note: There will be showers. Thank heavens.) In all, you’ll cover 75 miles on Saturday and 75 miles back on Sunday. There will be fully stocked pit stops all along the route to allow you to refuel.
Leading up to the ride, there are tons of group training opportunities, both on the road and in the studio. Check out the calendar.
It’s $75 register, but all participants are asked to fundraise a minimum of $2,500 with proceeds going, as I mentioned, to support cancer research and care at Penn. To register, go here. And watch the video above to get hyped.
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