The Texas 4000 is the longest charity bike ride in the world—from Texas to Alaska. Scott Crews, the executive director, and Courtney Becker, the development manager with Texas 4000, joined Daybreak to discuss the ride and why it’s so important to them. The bike ride has raised over 700 thousand dollars for cancer research so […]

This is a story about Nicole, the daughter of my good friends Mike and Soo Wong of Emperor Garden, whom I’ve known since she was a baby. She is now 22 years old and a student at Baylor Medical in Houston studying to become an ear and throat surgeon. Every year Texas 4000 selects Texas […]

70 students on 4,000-mile-plus journey have donated $335,000 to cancer research, support service organizations ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 70 students participating in the 14th Annual Texas 4000 for Cancer ride, the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, will cycle into Anchorage, Alaska Friday, August 11, completing an epic journey raising funds and awareness in the fight against […]

They were in the Ozarks a couple weeks back, now they’ve passed Mile Zero and rolling north to Alaska, as the Johnny Horton tune proclaims. Texas 4000 cultivates student leaders and engages communities in the fight against cancer. They share hope, knowledge and charity in the fight against cancer through their cornerstone event, a 4,000+ […]

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 […]