THE ENBRIDGE RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER PRESENTED BY EVRAZ ANNOUNCES $7.8 MILLION RAISED AS 7TH ANNUAL RIDE COMMENCES IN ALBERTA
CALGARY, August 8, 2015 - The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer presented by Evraz announced 1,741 riders helped raise $7.8 million for the Alberta Cancer Foundation as the seventh annual Ride commenced in Alberta on Saturday. Funds raised through the largest cycling fundraiser in Alberta allow the Alberta Cancer Foundation to strategically invest in breakthrough cancer research, clinical trials, enhanced care and the discovery of new cancer therapies at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Cross Cancer Institute and 15 other centers across Alberta.
About The Ride
The 2015 EnbridgeŽ Ride to Conquer CancerŽ benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation presented by Evraz is an epic, two-day cycling event spanning over 200 kilometres. Join us on August 8-9, 2015 for the Ride of your life!
During this bold cycling journey, you will ride for two whole days along the majestic Rockies! Our mission is clear - a cancer-free future.
Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Register now and join us in the fight to end cancer!
Dollars at Work
Since 2009, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has raised over $42.6 million for The Alberta Cancer Foundation.
Funds raised through Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer enable the Alberta Cancer Foundation to support breakthrough research and the discovery of new cancer therapies at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Cross Cancer Institute and 15 other centers across Alberta.
As the largest cancer foundation in Alberta, The Alberta Cancer Foundation’s mission is to achieve a cancer-free future, so they invest in cancer prevention and screening, enhanced care and research across Alberta.
How We Support You
Training - Most likely you’re not used to riding such a distance in one day, then waking up the next morning and doing it all over again. So we’ll help you get ready to do just that! We organize Training Rides and provide Orientation sessions where you’ll learn more about bike basics in case you’ve never changed a bike tire or want to know the difference between a road and a mountain bike. And last but not least, you can always call the Ride Guides at 888.624.BIKE .
Fundraising - Whether this is your first time fundraising, or you’re a seasoned pro, we’ll help you reach and exceed your goals. From your own fundraising webpage, to personal advice; we’ll be there for you the whole way.