University of Texas students raising money to fight cancer Two dozen riders from the Texas 4000 annual charity bike ride left Farmington this morning en route to their next stop in Bluff, Utah, after dropping off a donation. A total of 71 students from the University of Texas at Austin are riding from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to […]

While much of Vicksburg was just getting their day started Friday morning, 21 students from the University of Texas at Austin were jumping onto their bicycles with a hard day of riding ahead. Friday was a challenge day for them and they had 105 miles to look forward to on their route from Vicksburg to […]

Please welcome Cassidy Hurwitz, who is joining the Texas 4000 staff as our new Events Coordinator. Cassidy will be working with the development team on Texas 4000 events, including the ATLAS Ride and the Tribute Gala. Originally from Houston, she graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Human and Organizational Development and settled in […]

KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo – LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A group of cyclists trekking their way across North America to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer made a stop at Cameron University Friday. Texas 4000, a group of 25 students from the University of Texas, left […]

Five days into their roughly 70-day journey to Alaska, Texas 4000’s Team Ozarks made a pit stop in Houston to spend the day with pediatric oncology patients at The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Center and to drop off a $65,000 check to further MD Anderson’s cancer research. Started in 2004 by Chris and […]

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 […]