Obliteride funds lifesaving cancer research in fun-filled bike riding weekend – KING5.com

Posted: August 12, 2017 at 4:44 am

Obliteride continues to raise money for a cure for cancer! Every dollar raised by a rider goes towards lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch.

Heidi Eng, KING 10:54 AM. PDT August 11, 2017

David Dunnington, stage IV melanoma cancer survivor and Obliteride rider.

SEATTLE – Obliterideis an annual fundraising bike ride held over a weekend where every rider-raised dollar goes toward lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch. 2017 marks the fifth anniversary of the ride that has become a community tradition in the Pacific Northwest that has raised over $9.2 million to date.

Stage IV Melanomasurvivor and Obliteride participant DavidDunnington and Dr. Kristin Anderson, an immunotherapy researcher at Fred Hutch joined New Day Northwest to talk about the event.

Rider’s have the option to bike the 25-mile, 50-mile, 100-mile or two-day route. Every dollar raised by a rider goes towards lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch. You don’t have to ride in order to participate, you can also volunteer your time and energy, sign up to fundraise, or cheer on riders at the finish line.

Fri, Aug. 11 – Kickoff Party

Sat, Aug. 12 – Start Line (Two-day riders ONLY)

Sat, Aug. 12 – Finish Line (Two-day riders ONLY)

Sun, Aug. 13 – Start Line (Two-day riders ONLY)

Sun, Aug. 13 – Start Line (25, 50 and 100-mile riders)

Sun, August 13 – Finish Line (all riders)

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