We are currently looking for passionate individuals with eagerness to learn about and help an amazing cause. These three internship opportunities will directly support Texas 4000 Fundraising and Special Events programs, activities and projects, as well as provide administrative support to all areas within the organization as needed. No matter what position you apply for, […]

The Texas 4000 riders pedal towards the finish line at UAA. (Henry Leasia / Alaska Public Media) On a rainy Friday afternoon, hundreds of people lined up along a road at the University of Alaska Anchorage. They waved orange longhorn flags and shook cowbells. Yeah, that’s right — symbols from the state’s arch rival, Texas. They anxiously […]

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 far […]

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 […]