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Cancer Community Unites to Raise over $118K for A World Without Cancer

2020-Jun-24 12:15:20
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June 20, 2020 Padres Pedal the Cause is proud to announce that, to date, over $118,000 has been raised from the organization’s 2nd annual A World Without Cancer Day, held on Saturday, June 20. Over 640 people registered for the grassroots, virtual event, raising funds for collaborative cancer research in San Diego. Inspired by the […]

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Tips for Running Your First 5K

2019-Apr-19 10:48:54
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Padres Pedal the Cause is proud to offer different ways for anyone to participate in our event and raise money for a world without cancer. As passionate as we are about cycling, we know that plenty of other people are equally passionate about running or walking. So we created the Padres Pedal 5K run/walk which […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Launches Seventh Season for a World Without Cancer

2019-Apr-15 11:17:53
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Premier fundraising organization aims to raise $3.3 million for local cancer research Following a record-breaking year of fundraising, Padres Pedal the Cause announced today that registration is open for its seventh annual event, taking place on November 16, 2019 at Petco Park. The one-day charitable event benefits exploratory cancer research taking place at San Diego’s […]

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Tammy Blackburn: “She was going to look after me.”

2018-Dec-07 16:48:46
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Family-oriented and fun-loving Tammy Blackburn was on the way home from a Hawaiian vacation when she felt something in her left breast that hadn’t been there before. Soon after, she was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma.       The thought of having to say goodbye to her family was the hardest part, especially the thought […]

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Soledad Albino: “Do it for her.”

2018-Dec-05 00:09:16
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Meet Soledad “Sol” Albino, who is on the brink of 14 years old and has had to endure more than most in a lifetime.       Separated from her mom at a young age, Sol’s siblings tried to keep the family together and in touch with their deported mother. Then, in the fall of 2016, Sol’s mom […]

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Duncan Thomas: “It’s why I’m sitting here today.”

2018-Nov-30 11:13:02
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Meet Duncan Thomas, who was handed a virtual death sentence with his Stage IV terminal melanoma diagnosis.     Duncan was given 7-12 months to live after learning that the cancer had metastasized with tumors in his lungs and liver. He reached out to a friend from veterinary school who became the head of Translational Research at Bristol Myers, which […]

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Lota Ward: “I just want to get back to running.”

2018-Nov-08 13:41:20
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Meet Lota Ward, ultra runner and Padres Pedal the Cause SuperKid. Lota, now 12, began running long distances with his dad when he was just 7 years old, using the time on trail to clear his mind and connect with his family. He competed in his first half marathon, and was hooked, signing up for […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Announced as Finalist in Aetna’s Voice of Health Contest

2018-Oct-01 08:05:17
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Supporters of the San Diego-based Nonprofit Can Vote on October 1st Aetna’s Voices of Health contest today announced Padres Pedal the Cause as a finalist in the California region. The Aetna’s Voices of Health contest is an annual competition that highlights organizations that bring positive change to their communities. Padres Pedal the Cause is one […]

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