Hundreds to raise money during Connecticut Challenge charity bike ride

Over 900 bicyclists from around Connecticut are expected to participate in a charity bike ride Saturday.

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2019, 12:05 AM

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Over 900 bicyclists from around Connecticut are expected to participate in a charity bike ride Saturday.
The Connecticut Challenge event in Westport is raising money for important cancer survivor programs. 
The event, now in its 15th year, kicks off at 6:30 a.m. and is expected to raise over $1 million.
Maya Oberscein, is one 70+ cancer survivors riding. She lost her leg to bone cancer.
"It's been a rough road," says Oberscein. "It's taken a lot of effort and support from my family, and I just really want to be a friend and get back to a normal life."
Bikers arrived Friday night for the kickoff event at the Fairfield County Hunt Club.
 
 


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