Join us for the Obliteride FRIENDraising party! Bring your friends, the more you bring, the more $ you raise. Help us rally new riders, earn some money and have fun Obliteride style.
Editor’s note: I usually tell other people’s stories on this blog. But I’ve been asked to share my personal cancer story and why Obliteride is not only my work but also my purpose.
By Amy Anderson
CHEER Seattle will be cheering on riders at Obliteride this year. Check out their fun video
and see below for more info about this peppy and spirited group.
SEATTLE, April 7, 2015
– Fred Hutch’s Obliteride
launches a new ride for people who are passionate about ending cancer, especially those afflicting women. The 10-mile pedal will take people on a controlled course around Lake Union Aug. 9, 2015, starting at Fred Hutch and ending at Gas Works Park for a celebration party.
Join us for a lantern lighting ceremony to kick-off Cancer Research Month. This is an opportunity for our community to honor survivors, loved ones lost and those fighting cancer today.
Join stylist Tiffany Wendel to shop must-have styles of the season on Tuesday, April 21. Come shop, sip (bubbly) and get styled for spring - a fun excuse for girls night out! Feel free to invite friends.
Editor’s Note: Leigh Pate is a cancer survivor, cyclist, writer and photographer in Seattle who has biked across the US and through India. Leigh’s story first appeared on Seattle Bike Blog after she rode in Obliteride 2014.
When SCCA’s Kari Stricker first heard about Obliteride, she saw it as the perfect opportunity to contribute to a good cause. “I wasn’t a bicyclist, so I volunteered. Obliteride was so fun! I loved the energy and I loved volunteering,” Kari said.
If you find yourself with a view of the Seattle skyline one night this week, take a look and soak up the orange. From the Columbia Tower to University Village, the Seattle Great Wheel to the Pacific Science Center, the city is awash in orange.
There so many FUN ways to FUNdraise for Obliteride. Here are a few fresh ideas!