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The Ride raises money for cancer research

How a local event is supporting an important cause.
Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 9:01 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Ride is a University of Wisconsin-Madison event that raises money for cancer research and treatment.

Since 2016, teams and individuals have biked, run and walked to help those battling cancer, raising over $1.3 million in that time.

Anyone can make donations to support participants, and participants pay registration fees to enter. All that money going towards research efforts at UW Health and the WIMR and supporting cancer treatments.

You can still donate or register on The Ride’s website. The event kicks off Sunday at the American Family Insurance headquarters.

Event Times

EventStart TimePrice
100 Mile Route7 a.m.$115.00
100k Route9 a.m.$115.00
50k Route10 a.m.$65.00
25k Route11 a.m.$65.00
5k Route11 a.m.$25.00
5k Bike2 p.m.$25.00
Run/Walk Half-Marathon10:30 a.m.$85.00

NBC15 is proud sponsor of The Ride to help power the research to find a cure for cancer.

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