Texas 4000 Rides Into Laramie

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The 2015 Texas 4000 ride will be stopping in Laramie Monday.

This is day 24 of their 70-day journey from Austin, TX to Anchorage, AK. Seventy-two riders are pedaling more than 4000 miles in the fight against cancer. They are divided into three separate rides in the Rockies, Sierra and Ozarks.

After 18-months of leadership development training, volunteering, fundraising, and cycling, riders are put to the test throughout their summer ride to Alaska. Along their journey, they will visit with cancer survivors, patients, caregivers, and communities to make educational presentations about cancer prevention and early detection. They also use this time to offer hope, encouragement and share their personal stories to cancer fighters of all ages and to those who have been affected by the disease. Every encounter is an inspirational story the riders carry with them on their journey and quest to fight cancer.

To learn more about the incredible people that make up the 2015 Texas 4000 team, to make a donation or to read the riders’ blogs, visit www.texas4000.org. To date, the Rockies team has raised $648,778 of their $800,000 goal.

From here, they’ll ride on to Rawlins, with Lander, Dubois and Jackson also among their stops in Wyoming.
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Written by David Settle

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