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Guest Post by Nancy Whiting

Seeing a community come together to make a difference in the fight against cancer is incredibly inspiring and motivating. At Obliteride, participants ride together to raise money for cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC or the Hutch) with all of the money raised staying in Seattle. The ride is symbolic of the hope in our community and the struggle and successes in the physical battle against cancer.

Four-Leaf Clovers


By Amy Lavin, Obliteride’s executive director

For Obliteride 2014 we worked to bring together cause, cycling, community and celebration in a weekend that people would thoroughly enjoy and forever remember.  And there were some moments when these four parts all came together.

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride Rolls Across Western Washington this Weekend

SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 Obliteride gains momentum in its second year as cancer survivors, cyclists, researchers and others determined to end cancer ride this weekend to raise money for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. In its inaugural year, Obliteride 2013 raised nearly $2 million for lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch. With the community’s help, organizers hope to collect even more in 2014. 

It's (almost) go time

It’s finally here! In just a few days you’ll be embarking on an exciting journey as part of the Obliteride community – a group of people that cares fiercely about ending cancer. Are you ready?

A Preview of Obliteride

Are you a first time rider, or need a reminder of what ride day looks like? Below are a few quick points to make the day run smoothly and ease any anxieties.