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The Ride to Conquer Cancer launches national "Gear Up Day"

By DH Vancouver Staff, DH Vancouver Staff Sep 23, 2013 7:30 am

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a two-day, over 200 km cycling event between Vancouver and Seattle to raise vital funds for personalized cancer medicine research at the BC Cancer Foundation.

In five years, The Ride raised over $50 million for the foundation. It brings together communities of survivors, riders and supporters who train and fundraise for months in order to participate.

“Gear Up Day” on Wednesday, October 2 is the official launch of the 6th Ride in B.C.

Each week, 3,340 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer and 1,470 Canadians will die from the disease.

Register now to ride in 2014 or for more information, visit

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DH Vancouver Staff
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