Cyclists bike the Connecticut Challenge in Fairfield, despite the rain

The second Connecticut Challenge was held Sunday to raise money for cancer survivors. The rain didn't stop 300 cyclists from riding as many as 100 miles to the Fairfield finish line. The challenge raises

News 12 Staff

Aug 27, 2006, 11:13 PM

Updated 6,477 days ago

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Cyclists bike the Connecticut Challenge in Fairfield, despite the rain
The second Connecticut Challenge was held Sunday to raise money for cancer survivors.
The rain didn't stop 300 cyclists from riding as many as 100 miles to the Fairfield finish line. The challenge raises money for the Yale Cancer Center, Connecticut's first clinic dedicated to helping cancer survivors. This year, 30 percent more riders signed up than last year, helping to increase the amount raised from $300,000 to $400,000.
Organizers say there are 100,000 cancer survivors in Connecticut.
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