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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 had spread like wildfire.” At that stage, Sara’s life expectancy was a year or less. But her doctor …
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 see an entire state from the seat of your bike and a chance to make a real …
ESR18-Fundraising-On-The-Road
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 friends and family via social media about all your progress, don’t forget to share your fundraising …
ESR18-What-To-Expect
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 guide of five things to expect on this year’s Empire State Ride. A Physical and …
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 pancake breakfast at Ferris Hills Senior Living Complex (where Lynn works) and Cheryl was sold. It was …
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 riding the 500+ mile adventure, and she’s a champion fundraiser, putting in an incredible amount of …
Now that you’ve made the commitment to ride the Empire State Ride, you’re probably well into your training for this 500+ mile adventure. The biggest training mistake that riders make is they don’t work hard enough on big effort days and conversely do not recover enough on off days. To avoid such a dilemma, it …
Start-Line-Route
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. While our full route is 500+ miles from NYC to Niagara Falls, there are other options …
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 choose what type (flat or hilly etc.) Have enough to drink and eat for the duration …
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 appropriate treatment, he was able to declare himself cancer free by the end of 2017. This …