BC’s largest cycling fundraiser draws over 2,500 riders, to advance cancer care for the people of BC. Check out videos of the opening ceremonies, and photographs of the cyclists!
The 10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Wheaton Precious Metals™ benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation will begin this Saturday August 25th in Surrey
The Ride to Conquer Cancer BC starts today! Read all about the record-breaking amount of money cyclists raised this year, and watch a video showing 2,000 cyclists setting off on an exciting two-day journey.
Chris Brochu of Kamloops is participating in his second Ride to Conquer Cancer presented by Wheaton Precious Metals benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation on August 26-27. I interviewed Chris to learn what inspires him, and get some insider tips on how to tackle this great cycling challenge.
Jocelyn Dickie is participating in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer for the fifth time this year! I interviewed Jocelyn, who is riding in memory of her father who passed away in January 2017. Jocelyn is an enthusiastic and avid cyclist. She shared some valuable fund raising tips for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, as well as her moving story about her father’s three-year battle with throat cancer.
I interviewed Ontario’s David Marchione, who is gearing up for his FIFTH Ride to Conquer Cancer! David shares his motivations for doing this two-day, long-distance fund raising ride year after year.
53-year-old Ken Schulzke is doing the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer for the very first time this August. He is motivated by a desire to help solve the cancer problem, and believes that if he can do this, almost anyone can! As he says, he has noticed that it is your will, not your body type, that gets you through marathon attempts. I spoke with Ken about his motivation, his training, and his experiences of preparing for his very first Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Toronto’s Karen Ingram is a mother of three children, ages 10, 12 and 14. Since 2012, Karen has ridden thousands of kilometres to conquer cancer in this lifetime, participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer five times so far. This year, Karen will bring her total to over 7,000 km. Read her inspiring story here!
Matt Fenrich talked to Average Joe Cyclist about his plans to celebrate his marriage and his recovery from cancer by completing the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer on his wedding anniversary. Matt has gone from being bed-ridden and on a feeding tube, to riding a 200 km charity bike ride. Read his inspiring story!
Heather Adams is an inspiring woman who is into her second year of cycling away from a frightening illness, working hard to try to reduce the suffering of others who will have to fight cancer in the future. We interviewed Heather, and are happy to share the responses of this remarkable and brave woman.
Michelle Sirio was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 36, and endured 22 cycles of chemotherapy. Now, Michelle is celebrating ten years cancer free. She is also just about to do her tenth Ride to Conquer Cancer! Michelle says that finishing the Ride to Conquer Cancer will change your life!
This is a Guest Post from Michelle Sirio, cancer survivor and veteran charity ride cyclist. Read her inspiring story of her 8th year of participating in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. Michelle writes that for her, the reward is just crossing that finish line on day two and knowing she has helped someone survive. She just wants to be a part of finding a cure for cancer in our lifetime.
Save the date! The 8th Annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer 2015 takes place on June 13th and 14th, 2015, when thousands of dedicated women and men will embark on a two-day, 200-kilometre cycling journey between Toronto and Niagara Falls. This year, participants can select one of six route options to ride. Join in to make a difference!
An interview with Michell Sirio, who is a cancer survivor who has done the Ride to Conquer Cancer every year since 2008. The Ride to Conquer Cancer in Canada has raised over $262 million for cancer research in Canada, changing the future of the disease locally and all over the world.