Sixty-nine University of Texas students who pedaled out of Austin earlier this summer are expected to roll into Anchorage tomorrow, wrapping up their 70-day quest to raise awareness about cancer. A documentary about their venture, “Texas 4000,” will air at 8 p.m. tonight on the Longhorn Network, Channel 677 on AT&T Universe and Channel 383 […]

We’re talking about cycling on the next Outdoor Explorer. We’ll chat with a physical therapist and a bike fitter to learn about getting the perfect fit for your health, as well as your performance. And we’ll have an interview about the Texas 4000, a cross-country bike ride for cancer arriving soon in Anchorage from the […]

We are currently looking for passionate individuals with an eagerness to learn about and help an amazing cause. We have internship opportunities available that will directly support Texas 4000 Fundraising, Programs, Special Events, business operations, as well as, provide administrative support to all areas within the organization as needed. No matter what position(s) you apply […]

What happens when 29 university students from Texas descend upon the Anglican United Church in McBride? A feast and lots of laundry. The tiny church hosted the Texas 4000 cycling group, and hosted 29 university students who had raised a substantial amount of money for cancer research. The cyclists were travelling 4000 miles by bicycle […]

  Twenty-four cyclists slept on the floor of Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s music room on Sunday, July 22. The group stopped in 100 Mile House on day 50 of a 70-day bike ride from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska. Samantha Finkenstaedt, director of the Sierra route, said each rider has been impacted by cancer […]

A U.S. youth cycling group on a charity mission that stopped in North Battleford Sunday aims to raise awareness and funds to help fight cancer. Development manager of the non-profit organization, Texas 4000, Courtney Becker told battlefordsNOW Monday the group completes the annual bike ride each year. “Our mission is to cultivate student leaders and […]

This summer, more than 60 students from The University of Texas at Austin will ride from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska, as part of the 15th anniversary of Texas 4000 for Cancer, the longest annual charity bike ride in the world. The team will ride more than 4,000 miles over the course of 70 days […]

July 14, 2018 — On July 10, about 3:30 p.m., the Texas 4000 Bicyclists arrived in Florence. No — not 4000 bicyclists, but 24 bicyclists representing the University of Texas — Austin, Texas 4000 Ride For The Cure organization. This is the 13th year that Florence has been able to host this wonderful group of […]

STEWARTVILLE, Minn.- There is always a reminder of why they are on this journey. “I have about 70 days worth of cards with names on them and I keep those in this little lunchbox that I keep on the front of my bike. When I’m having a tough day, I’ll look down and I see […]