Cycle for Survival event in Westport raises $42K for cancer research

Cycle for Survival is an annual cancer fundraising event held in Westport.

Cycle for Survival is an annual cancer fundraising event held in Westport. (3/16/13)

WESTPORT - Spinning enthusiasts took to their bikes today for a good cause.

They rode as a team at JoyRide Cycling Studio in Westport for a fundraising event called Cycle for Survival. Organizers say they raised almost $42,000, and it will all go to rare cancer research and clinical trials at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Many participants have been touched by cancer, and they say this fundraiser was especially important to them.

Organizers say the Cycle for Survival program has raised more than $20 million since 2007.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 asked viewers what they thought of 1 Connecticut Talks Trump: First 100 Days
Suchada Palmer, a personal chef and culinary instructor, 2 Chef's Quick Tip: Papaya Salad
Doctors say the recent spring weather has caused 3 Warm weather causes trouble for asthma patients
News 12 asked residents what they thought about 4 Westchester Talks Trump: First 100 days
Connecticut Traffic Advisory for 4/28 5 Connecticut Traffic Advisory for 4/28

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE