University of Texas student Kristopher Novak, who was featured in the August issue of K Magazine, hasn’t backed out of his monumental commitment to ride a bicycle the more than 4,500 miles from Austin to Alaska next summer. In fact, he’s more committed than ever to the Texas 4000 program, which benefits people stricken with […]

We are proud to announce that Smith Ketterer has joined our Texas 4000 staff as our new Program Coordinator.  Smith is a 2016 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin earning her Bachelor’s degree from the School of Social Work.  She is also a Texas 4000 program alumna as part of the Rockies route […]

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ANCHORAGE – Driving to or from the Lower 48 is a daunting idea for many Alaskans. It takes preparation, endurance and attention. Biking that distance is a much greater challenge. Yet, for the last 13 summers, students from the University of Texas at Austin have been doing just that through the Texas 4,000 bike charity […]

ANCHORAGE – Riding nearly 4,500 miles, 62 dedicated cyclists arrived in Anchorage Friday evening, celebrating the finish of 70 day long journey across the continent. The trip is called the Texas 4,000. It starts in Austin and travels up through the US and Canada, eventually finishing in Alaska. Participants said the trip is grueling at […]

Over the course of the year there are many months dedicated to cancer awareness, whether it be fundraisers, walks or runs. But today at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex, 66 cyclists arrived capping off an epic journey in one of the most grueling charities to help fight cancer. Members of the Texas 4000 completed their […]


Texas 4000 riders during their pit stop in Prince George today (Laura Elizondo is on the far right, holding the bike) – photo 250News Prince George, B.C. – Cancer has affected everyone they say, and Laura Elizondo is no different. A graduate student at the University of Texas, Laura is one of 22 Texas 4000 […]