Cyclists Rack Up $37-Million for Cancer Research

The Big Event

The Big Event: a $37-Million Cycling Race 1

The latest pan-mass challenge grew bigger thanks to new cyclists and supporters

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The latest pan-mass challenge grew bigger thanks to new cyclists and supporters

Charity that benefited: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

What happened: To raise money for cancer research and patient care, 5,234 cyclists rode one of 11 routes that ranged from 25 to 190 miles. Each cyclist was required to raise $500 to $4,600, depending on which route they chose, and they collectively recruited 233,500 people to make gifts in honor of their participation. The event also attracted more than 3,000 volunteers who helped with logistics and