Riding a bike across the country may not seem like an appealing idea, but to Coppell resident Julia Olson, it’s so much more than a bike ride. The Coppell High School graduate and other students are riding their bikes from Austin all the way to Anchorage, Alaska to raise money and awareness for cancer. Texas […]

Every summer, students from the University of Texas bike more than 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money for cancer research. Riders Heidi Simmons and Reghan Conrey talked to Austin Woman about their journey. By Abigail Rosenthal, Photos courtesy of Heidi Simmons and Reghan Conrey  Every year, selected University of Texas students don their […]

  Despite high winds on Sunday evening, this year’s Texas 4000 participants safely arrived at Lloydminster Comprehensive High School right on schedule. The group then had the opportunity to freshen up before enjoying dinner and great conversation at Grace United Church, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Lloydminster. After a restful night on the floor […]

On what organizers call the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, the Texas 4000 team rolled through Lincoln City on Saturday July 15, just 43 days after departing from Austin, Texas on their way to Anchorage, Alaska. The Texas 4000 is a journey to raise funds for cancer research. It has been in […]

0:52 – Some Texas cyclists stopped in Lloydminster as they travel the continent raising money for a good cause. Click here to view the original newscast.

Click here to listen to Texas 4000 riders talk to Winnipeg’s news and information leader CJOB. Follow instructions below to listen: Enter July 14th and 2:00 PM, click -> (play) then adjust the bar below to 06:58 The interview with Elizabeth, Audrey and McKay lasts almost 22 minutes, including a weather break. Start time:    2:00 plus :06:58 = 2:06:58 PM […]

A group cycling from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska to help spread hope, knowledge and charity in the fight against cancer called Vegreville home last night. Vegreville has once again played the roll of hosts to an amazing group of young people. The Town of Vegreville’s Emergency Services personnel welcomed the Texas 4000 team to […]

All y’all come back now. Lloydminster is ready to say that again in Texas lingo to a new set of young cyclists pedalling for cancer from Austin Texas, to Anchorage Alaska, as they did a year ago. The 26 riders on the 2017 Texas 4000 team named for the 4,000 mile trek, will make an […]

COOS BAY, Ore. – 4,000 people from Texas rolled into Coos Bay on bicycles Wednesday with a mission to share hope, knowledge and charity for cancer research. The Texas 4000 is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting cancer. The team is made up of college students. They started their ride last month in Austin, Texas, with Anchorage, […]