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

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.

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

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