Marc Castaneda is a San Antonio native who just graduated from UT Austin. Castaneda is also a member of Texas 4000, a student-let organization with a mission to cultivate student leaders and engage communities in the fight against cancer. In June, over 70 group members will bike from Austin to Anchorage, sharing hope and knowledge […]

EL PASO, Texas – One Austin group is traveling thousands of miles to raise money for cancer research and treatments. It’s going to be more than four thousand miles, from Texas to Alaska and all of them on bicycles. It’s the 13th year running that Texas 4000 for Cancer bikes to raise funds, hoping to […]

Opelika native and University of Texas student Anna Lazenby will be riding from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska to support Texas 4000 for cancer. Opelika native Anna Lazenby, who attends the University of Texas, will be riding on her bike alongside 69 other students from the university for 70 days and 4,500 miles to support […]

Nick Sajatovic never was much of a cyclist when he lived in The Woodlands – even with the abundance of bike trails. While he considered himself an athlete, Sajatovic joked that he didn’t own anything nicer than a “Walmart bike” in high school. After graduating from The Woodlands High School in 2013, Sajatovic embarked on […]

Tai Massimilian is taking on the Texas 4000 bicycling challenge in memory of Micaela White, who died of cancer at age 18. (Courtesy Tai Massimilian) Every Saturday, Tai Massimilian straps on her helmet, grabs some water, and heads out in Austin on her bike. But the University of Texas junior isn’t just making laps around […]

On an April weekend Bailey Bond, left, and teammate Tai Massimilian are pictured on a 100-mile ride preparing for the trip to Alaska. Contributed Bailey Bond rides for his mother, his late grandfather and to prove to himself that “sometimes you can face the impossible and you can do incredible things.” Bond, a 21-year-old architectural […]

A Laredo native is headed toward Alaska this summer to fight cancer every mile on her bike as a member of the Texas 4000 team. Nicole Wong is one of 76 students who will depart June 2 on a 70-day ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaksa. Texas 4000 was formed in 2004 and is the […]

Cy-Fair High School graduate Reghan Conrey, currently a sophomore at the University of Texas, will represent Cy-Fair ISD in the 14th annual Texas 4000, a 70-day bike ride from Austin, TX to Anchorage, AK that raises awareness and money for cancer and research. On June 2, Cy-Fair High School grad Reghan Conrey will embark on […]