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Donations Support New Test Matching Patients with Most Effective Treatments

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November 9th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Donations Support New Test Matching Patients with Most Effective Treatments By the time Sara Sade learned that she had metastatic melanoma, hundreds of tumors had developed in her body, “from my feet to my head,” she recalls. “The disease...

Everything You Need to Know about the 2019 Empire State Ride

October 17th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Empire State Ride The Empire State Ride is a 500+ mile adventure across New York State to end cancer. It’s packed full of exciting and unique opportunities, like the ability to...

Keep Your Fundraising Going While on the Road for #ESR18

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July 23rd, 2018 | Category: Blog
Did you know that you can still collect donations for your #ESR18 fundraiser while actually riding the 500+ mile adventure? That’s right! Fundraising for the Empire State Ride doesn’t officially close until Friday, August 10. As you update your...

What to Expect at #ESR18

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July 23rd, 2018 | Category: Blog
After months of fundraising and training, it’s finally time for our 500+ mile adventure. You may be feeling some combination of excitement mixed with a little bit of nerves. That’s totally normal! To help with that, we put together...

A Little Creativity and a Lot of Hard Work Goes a Long Way

July 10th, 2018 | Category: Blog
When your fundraising goal is $3,500, sometimes you have to get a little creative. Take it from #ESR18 rider Cheryl Drake, who looked for something sweet to help her fundraising efforts this year. Her friend Lynn suggested having a...

Passion and Kindness Fuel This Fundraiser

July 6th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Janice Hetrick has passion – loads of it. It seems anything she dives into receives her passion, boldness and dedication in their entirety. Her participation in the Empire State Ride is no different. This will be her second year...

Ride the Empire State Ride Any Way You Can

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June 13th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Here at the Empire State Ride, we have a mantra that pushes us to pedal harder: Who says cycling is a low-impact sport? We’re proud to offer a one-of-a-kind experience to change the state of cancer research for good....

Bike Safety for the Empire State Ride

June 10th, 2018 | Category: Blog
At the Empire State Ride, safety is our priority! We wanted to pull together a list of our favorite safety tips that can help you have a fun and safe ride while you are training: Pre-Plan your route to...

From Cancer Patient, to Survivor, to Empire State Rider

May 11th, 2018 | Category: Blog
There are million different reasons to participate in the Empire State Ride. For Rick Bartlett, there is one that stands out. The avid cyclist was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the beginning of 2017. Due to early detection and...

Reach a Fundraising Milestone, Receive a Rider Reward

May 8th, 2018 | Category: Blog
While fundraising is thrilling, it can also be quite challenging. Our Empire State Riders are champions when it comes to raising funds. We appreciate all the time, effort and energy they put into fundraising to change the state of...