WHY WE RIDE
Hematology Clinic and Medical Day Unit staff give back through cycling event, Ride for Cancer.
Charlene not only strives to overcome challenges in her career, but also finds ways to challenge herself physically outside her workplace. On September 30, Charlene is participating in her third Ride for Cancer event with a goal of completing the 100-kilometre route and raising at least $1,000 for the cause.
Everyone you meet has been touched by cancer, in some way or another directly or indirectly.
On September 30, Nic will be participating in his first Ride for Cancer event, training hard this summer to complete the 130-kilometre distance on event day.
Challenging yourself to do something BIGGER at 40!
“It’s my first time ever participating in Ride for Cancer. On May 9th, I celebrated my 40th birthday and leading up to it, I knew I wanted to do something big in my 40th year,”
Virtual rider story: conquering Mauna Kea in support of Ride for Cancer.
This year, Jody is taking his love for cycling to a whole other level – in support of a cause back home in Halifax. The Hawaiian volcano of Mauna Kea is not only the world’s tallest mountain, but is also considered the most extreme cycling climb. “The climb is 68.4 kilometres and goes from sea level to approximately 13,800 feet,” says Jody. “My goal is to complete it in seven hours.”
When you donate to a rider, you are joining the fight against cancer
Each Ride for Cancer rider is committed to doing something BIGGER for cancer in our region. When you donate, you support a rider and someone's cancer journey.
Ride for Cancer Impact: EBUS
Our Ride for Cancer community is working together to improve cancer care for Atlantic Canadians. A key success was the funding of endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) technology, which provides a safer and less-invasive alternative to diagnosing lung cancer and lymphoma.