Catherine Butschi of Cedar Rapids, one of about 70 students bicycling more than 4,000 miles to raise money for cancer research, stopped in Iowa City with her teammates Tuesday night. She wanted to talk with Iowans about cancer prevention. Texas 4000, launched in 2004 by a pair of University of Texas students, is the longest […]

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 […]

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 […]