V Foundation announces new fundraising bike ride

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V Foundation announces new fundraising bike ride

The V Foundation for Cancer Research is launching a new fundraising cycling event in 2018 called the Victory Ride to Cure Cancer.

Money raised will be used to fund cancer research nationwide and in North Carolina.

ABC11 is a proud sponsor of the Victory Ride to Cure Cancer.

The ride scheduled for May 19 will start and finish at NC State University's On the Oval on Centennial Campus.


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Organizers said the North Carolina research to benefit will be the Duke Cancer Institute, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Wake Forest Baptist Health Comprehensive Cancer Center.

"The V Foundation is proud to partner with the state's three NCI-designated cancer centers to fund vital research," said Susan Braun, CEO of the V Foundation. "North Carolina is proud of its strong capabilities to unlock the mysteries of cancer and create ways to treat and cure patients. This is why the V Foundation exists - it is our mission and our passion."

Riders can pick from 100, 60, and 30-mile options, as well as a shorter Family Ride. There are fundraising minimums based on the distance: 100 miles = $1,000; 60 miles = $750; 30 miles = $500; and the Family Ride = $250.

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