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Ride to Conquer Cancer 2009

June 18th, 2009 @ 11:44am (PT) by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend thousands will set out on their bikes in support of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. For months participants have been training to ride from Vancouver to Seattle while raising funds for the BC Cancer Foundation.

The Ride kicks off with an official opening ceremony this Saturday at 7:00am in the Guildford Town Centre parking lot (adjacent to Empire Theatres). There are also designated cheering sections so that the public can encourage participants while they face this two-day, 200+km challenge. The first cheering station will be over at Enver Creek Secondary, from 7:00am until 9:00am and from there other cheering stations include Marine Drive in Bellingham, Cady Park in Snohomish, and DeYoung Park in Woodinville, Washington on June 21st.

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2 comments

  1. Tyler Green says:

    Nice to you post about this worthy cause. My father-in-law is riding after losing two family members and numerous close friends to cancer.

    I would welcome your readers to support this event in away way they can. Even donating something as small as $1 would make a difference.

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