We’re excited to announce Seattle chef extraordinaire, Tom Douglas
, will be barbecuing a gourmet salmon dinner for Obliteride’s big kick-off party at Gas Works Park on August 9th
. The best part is it’s free for every rider and one guest.
“We’re excited to team up with Obliteride and cook cancer’s butt!” said Tom Douglas. “We all know someone who has battled or died from cancer and I’m happy to support Obliteride.”
Kevin Wood is a husband, father of two of young kids, and a researcher studying the Arctic climate. He is also cancer survivor and a cyclist. When he heard about Obliteride, he signed up immediately.
Find out how a three-step plan helped Tory Grant quickly exceed his Obliteride goal of $1,975 for the 180-mile ride. Last we checked he had raised $3,135 using three simple steps...
Hello riders! I am excited to be a part of your journey that will ultimately bring you to the starting line of a brand new event which promises to bring a level of awareness to the fight against cancer like none other the Seattle area has ever seen.
Fred Hutch scientists have made so many lifesaving breakthroughs we had a hard time choosing just one to tell you about for Cancer Research Month, which is May by the way! However, one amazing discovery about blood from a baby’s often disposed of umbilical cord blood really stood out to us, because it has the potential to save the lives of thousands of people who can’t find a bone marrow donor.
I've been asked to help some of our more experienced Obliteride riders to train and prepare for this summer's event. With so many varying abilities, this article is focused on those who own a Power Meter or at least track and use some kind of Zone Training. Owning a Power Meter is by no means everyone's answer to making gains, but for this purpose I will help explain how to use its information constructively.
Now that spring has arrived and we have daylight in the evenings, many of you are starting to train for the big event in August. Training and preparing now will make a huge difference for your endurance over the next several months.
Gregg Rivers is 45, a husband, and a caregiver to two rambunctious Cocker Spaniels. He’s also a cancer survivor. He rides so others don’t have to worry about getting cancer. Here is Gregg’s story in his own words….
With just under 100 days until the inaugural Obliteride it’s time to start training. We’ve assembled a stellar panel of experts who will frequently be providing training tips on our blog. Whether you’re a novice rider or an expert cyclist, we’ll cover everything you need to know to prepare for this amazing ride. Topics include nutrition, hydration, proper bike fit and equipment, training programs, and more to ensure you feel ready to ride Obliteride. Soon we’ll also publish info. about training rides you can join through some of our partners.
We’re kicking off National Cancer Research Month with one of the coolest discoveries at Fred Hutch. It’s called Tumor Paint and it lights up cancerous tumors in the brain so surgeons can see exactly what they need to cut out—taking out the bad stuff and leaving in the good. This game-changing discovery is improving survival rates and quality of life for survivors.