Madison Weigand has wanted to cycle across America with Texas 4000 since she was in the sixth grade. “My cousin rode in 2006,” Weigand, 21, said Wednesday afternoon at Gainesville High School, a host stop for 25 cyclists. “And I remember thinking it was really admirable.” From that moment on, Weigand, from Southern California, knew […]

By John Elizondo of KVVX-TV WACO, TX (KXXV) –Riding with a purpose. That’s why Texas senior Lauren Nix and her 24 teammates chose to strap up on their bikes and ride this summer. “Our ride is hard  but it is absolutely nothing comparable to the battle people face everyday,” Texas 4000 rider Lauren Nix said. […]

By Clay Falls of KBTX BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) – A group of Longhorns had a quick visit to Aggieland, but it’s for a very good cause. 21 bicycle riders from the University of Texas came through Bryan and College Station for the Texas 4000. The local Texas Exes Chapter hosted the riders overnight and at The […]

UT student leaders will ride for more than 4,000 miles over the course of 70 days beginning June 3rd with the mission of fighting cancer by sharing hope, knowledge and charity at every stop along the route. Texas 4000 from University of Texas at Austin on Vimeo. This summer, 69 cyclists from the University of […]

Early Saturday morning the Texas 4000 team left Austin for Anchorage, Alaska. They will ride for the next 70 days. Their mission is to fight cancer each mile. Each rider takes part for a different reason. For Luis Salazar, 23, it’s personal. “My mother got cancer when I was in high school,” Salazar said. “I […]

Marc Castaneda is a San Antonio native who just graduated from UT Austin. Castaneda is also a member of Texas 4000, a student-let organization with a mission to cultivate student leaders and engage communities in the fight against cancer. In June, over 70 group members will bike from Austin to Anchorage, sharing hope and knowledge […]

EL PASO, Texas – One Austin group is traveling thousands of miles to raise money for cancer research and treatments. It’s going to be more than four thousand miles, from Texas to Alaska and all of them on bicycles. It’s the 13th year running that Texas 4000 for Cancer bikes to raise funds, hoping to […]

Opelika native and University of Texas student Anna Lazenby will be riding from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska to support Texas 4000 for cancer. Opelika native Anna Lazenby, who attends the University of Texas, will be riding on her bike alongside 69 other students from the university for 70 days and 4,500 miles to support […]

Nick Sajatovic never was much of a cyclist when he lived in The Woodlands – even with the abundance of bike trails. While he considered himself an athlete, Sajatovic joked that he didn’t own anything nicer than a “Walmart bike” in high school. After graduating from The Woodlands High School in 2013, Sajatovic embarked on […]