The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer Announces Over $8 Million Raised As 4th Annual Ride Commences In Alberta
Largest cycling fundraiser in Alberta history draws 1854 participants and funds breakthrough research and discovery of new cancer therapies at 17 cancer centres across the province.
June 23, 2012 (Calgary)
: The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer announced over 1854 participants raised over $8 million for the Alberta Cancer Foundation as the 4th Annual Ride commenced in Calgary on Saturday morning at Spruce Meadows in Alberta. Ride participants will cycle over 200 km through The Rocky Mountains with an overnight camp at Chain Lakes Provincial Park in Alberta.
MAKE AN IMPACT
Right now, 2 in 5 people will hear the words: “You have cancer” in their lifetime. Those words will transform their life and the lives of their loved ones forever. In two years only, The Ride raised over $14 million.
The money you raise for the Alberta Cancer Foundation through The Ride will directly support patients and families at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton and 15 cancer centres throughout Alberta. The Alberta Cancer Foundation provides funding to a team of top doctors and scientists whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in your community, across Canada, and around the world. In other words, your participation will accelerate the conquest of cancer.
PROFILES OF COURAGE
You don't have to be rich to participate in The Ride to Conquer Cancer. And you don't have to be an athlete, either. Whether you're 25 or 75, a fitness freak or a couch potato, a banker or a barista, you can absolutely do this. With our support, you will not only raise an incredible amount of money for cancer research, but also be completely ready to cycle the most meaningful ride of your life.