New Year. New Goal. #Pelotonia2015 [2014 photos!]

PEL14-Splash-1

As you may know, along with thousands of other riders, organizers, volunteers & sponsors, I enjoy participating in Pelotonia, Columbus’ grassroots bike tour with One Goal – End Cancer.

 2012 was my first ride and it was an overwhelming success. Not only was I inspired to ride again, but I couldn’t help to try to involve others as well. Being a part of a $16.8m fundraising campaign, where every dollar goes directly toward life-saving cancer research was a surreal experience. With your help we raised over $1,600 toward that sum and our eyes were opened to just how far $1,600 can go when thousands of people raise it at the same time!

Here is a link to my first post from 2012 and here’s what I had to say after the ride.

The 2013 ride was also a success, raising another $1,500 toward a whopping $19m total for the year.

In 2014, your support continued as we combined to contribute $1,300 of the $21m raised for the year!

In three years, with your generous support we have contributed nearly $4,500 of the $56m raised in that span. To me, that’s the most inspiring part – realizing that there are thousands of others out there just like you and I – all doing their part to contribute a “little” toward a “large” sum! Perhaps none of us could donate $4,500 at once, but together we were able to.

Others have taken the same path and along with them we have helped to raise nearly $82,000,000 since the start of the ride, with every single dollar being spent to END CANCER.

Registration for Pelotonia 2015 is just a few weeks away. Consider getting involved – donate, ride, volunteer, or just help spread the word. I’m convinced that cancer will be defeated in our lifetime. Don’t you want to be a part of that?!

#onegoal #STOH

#onegoal #STOH

I'm lucky to keep up w this one

I’m lucky to keep up w this one

Pelotonia 2014: Opening Ceremony

Pelotonia 2014: Opening Ceremony

Panorama of the opening ceremony, Pelotonia 2014

Panorama of the opening ceremony, Pelotonia 2014

Let's eat!

Let’s eat!

Water is important.

Water is important.

A special #Tesla for #Pelotonia. Two of my favorite things!

A special #Tesla for #Pelotonia. Two of my favorite things!

#Tesla #Pelotonia

#Tesla #Pelotonia

Post race meal. #sogood

Post ride meal. #sogood

Stefanie's Team of Hope, 2014

Stefanie’s Team of Hope, 2014

Pelotonia 14 Opening Ceremony

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One Response to New Year. New Goal. #Pelotonia2015 [2014 photos!]

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