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Get the Empire State Ride Fundraising App

Riding 500+ miles across New York State makes you a road warrior; raising critical funds for cancer research makes you a champion. Let the ESR MyHub app supercharge your fundraising efforts and get you ready for your Empire State Ride adventure.

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Charlie Livermore: Coach, Cycling Enthusiast, Cancer Survivor

With more than 30 years of experience as a professional cycling coach, Charlie Livermore has logged thousands of miles and helped countless cyclists reach their goals. He joins Empire State Ride on the road every year and has gotten to know many in the ESR community. But Charlie also has a personal connection to ESR cause.

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Terry’s Legacy: The Start of Empire State Ride

In 1999, Empire State Ride founder Terry Bourgeois raised his hand and committed himself to the fight to end cancer. Today, Terry sits on the Roswell Park Alliance Community Board as chairman and the driving force behind Empire State Ride. Here’s how his signature event got its start.

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Dr. Joyce Ohm dons a white Roswell Park lab coat in an office setting. She weighs in on ESR impact.
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Curious about where the funds go?

Your fundraising for Empire State Ride has a significant impact on cancer care and treatment at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Few know that better than four-time ESR road warrior Joyce Ohm, PhD, Interim Chair of Cancer Genetics and Genomics.

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Phil Zodda rides his bike through a trail surrounded by woods. He wears a helmet and Empire State Ride jersey.
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Meet Phil Zodda, ESR road warrior and dragon slayer

Phil Zodda is no stranger to competition. He’s a six-time New York City Marathon runner and six-time Empire State Ride road warrior. You might have seen Phil with a whistle in hand, handing out Swedish Fish as he cheers on other riders. Did you know he also slays dragons?

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