There’s a new charity bike ride in town. The Obliteride sets out Saturday morning from Magnuson Park in Seattle to raise funds and awareness in the battle to obliterate cancer. There’s still time to sign up for the 3 one-day rides or 1 two-day ride. Registration is open until 7:15 a.m. Saturday (that’s just minutes …
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The Livestrong Foundation (formerly the Lance Armstrong Foundation) is plowing ahead with fund-raising activities for 2013 that include the return of its Livestrong Challenge charity bike ride series, as well as running and triathlon events.
I’m happy to see Livestrong continue to make bicycling one of its major fund-raising tools, even as its founder’s cycling career has been a source of controversy.
The athletic events raised $5 million in 2012 for the foundation, which supports cancer patients and survivors and their families.
The Livestrong Challenge cities are the same as last year …
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