Pedal the Cause

I'm riding: The Beast

Team: Companion/Kaldi's powered by Big Shark

ID: 81130

Lifetime total: $11,180.02


I am riding In Memory of Linda McKay.

I am riding In Honor of Davis McKay, Clay Deval.

WHY I RIDE

I have upped my pledge this year. Pedal is making huge strides against cancer.

Cancer has touched every aspect of my life. My grandfather died of cancer, my sister is a breast cancer survivor, my wife is a thyroid cancer survivor, my son, Davis, for whom I ride, is a Pre-B Cell ALL survivor and my mother passed away in 2017 from stage IV breast cancer. I?ve had several friends diagnosed with cancer. I?ve had friends cured with treatments developed through PTC funded research.

I learned how to ride a bike when I was six and never stopped. I ride mountain, gravel, road, fat bikes, commuter, teach spinning classes at the gym. You name it.

Bikes allowed me the ability to mentally deal with the trials of my son's diagnosis and treatment. The least I can do to raise money for research is suffer for a few hours on a bike and raise money to make those treatments more effective and less invasive.

2016 was my first PTC. 2022 I ride for Davis, my mother, Linda and my dear friend Deb.

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I am proud to join Pedal the Cause in the fight against cancer. Pedal the Cause is more than the region's top cycling event. It's a way of life, a celebration, and a movement fueled by the courage to end cancer.

It takes world-class research to create a world without cancer. Please help me in this journey by donating to my ride, and give with confidence knowing that 100% of your donation will go directly to accelerating cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital.


MY PTC HISTORY

2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2022