Cycle For Survival – Helping Find Cures For Rare Cancers

Jim Walberg, staff writer for The Bay Area Team

Cycle for Survival is the national movement to beat rare cancers. It is a high-energy indoor team cycling event that has 22 rides across the country in February and March. This is my fifth year leading a team of riders – a 14-bike team of four riders each. Our ride is February 10th in San Francisco at the Equinox Health Club.

I am a “Cancer Thriver”, and this is my fifth year leading The Bay Area Team’s 14-bike team of riders. In the past three years our bike teams have raised over $310,000 to support cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center. In 2017 the national rides raised over $34 million with 100% of every dollar going to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center. This year we are working to surpass $400,000 for the amount of donations our team has gathered in the past four years. Continue reading