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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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Partner Hotel Deals for #PadresPedal18

2018-Sep-25 14:07:18
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Stay close to Petco Park and be ready to crush cancer on November 17 with one of our hotel partners, Omni Hotel and Hotel Indigo. The Omni San Diego Hotel Steps from Petco Park and next to the convention center, Omni San Diego Hotel in the historic Gaslamp Quarter has reserved a number of discounted rooms just […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Awards $2.4 Million in Funding for Cancer Research

2018-Jun-22 10:50:01
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11 new collaborative cancer research projects receive Padres Pedal the Cause Discovery Grants   Padres Pedal the Cause announced the first wave of cancer research teams that will receive funding through its annual Discovery Grant program. The non-profit organization awards millions of dollars each year to cross-institutional teams of physicians and scientists from San Diego’s […]

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6 Ways to Participate in Padres Pedal the Cause This Year

2018-Jun-15 12:33:07
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  According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1.7 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed this year alone. We dream of changing that statistic. Join us in creating a world without cancer by participating in the sixth annual Padres Pedal the Cause. There are lots of ways to participate and get involved, so […]

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