The Ride to Conquer Cancer Announces $6.2 Million Raised as Inaugural Ride Begins in Victoria
Largest single fundraising event in Australian history draws 1,609 Riders and funds life-saving cancer research
at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.
27th October (Melbourne): The Ride to Conquer Cancer announced 1,609 riders raised over $6.2 million for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre as the first annual Ride commenced Saturday in Melbourne. Ride participants will cycle over 200 km through Victoria with an overnight camp in Healesville before returning to Melbourne for an emotional finish on Sunday. Read more.
MAKE AN IMPACT
1 in 2 Australians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.
The money you raise for The Ride will benefit Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the only public hospital in Australia solely dedicated to cancer. Peter Mac is helping to improve our understanding of how cancers work and why they develop, to find better ways to target them and treat patients.
PROFILES OF COURAGE
You don't have to be rich to participate in The . And you don't have to be an athlete, either. Whether you're 25 or 75, a fitness freak or a couch potato, a banker or a barista, you can absolutely do this.
With our support, you will not only raise an incredible amount of money for cancer research, but also be completely ready to cycle the most meaningful ride of your life.