Fueled by compassion to make an impression in youngsters’s most cancers analysis, The Nice Cycle Problem USA is underway to spur trendy cyclists all over the place to experience and lift funds.
Beginning today, riders can register for the month-lengthy fundraiser this June and monitor their progress and fundraising milestones all with the convenience of an app.
“The great thing about the app is that it opens up the occasion past a standard biking occasion. We’ve opened up a health problem,” stated Greg Johnson, Nice Cycle Problem Founder.
And with the game’s present reputation, Nice Cycle Problem selected appropriately. In accordance with knowledge from FitBit, biking is the highest train technique for child boomers and the second for millennials and Era X-ers. Nice Cycle Problem follows that knowledge development with seventy seven% of customers within the 36-sixty five age vary.
Why biking? Cycling gives the identical cardio advantages as operating however with decrease influence and pressure on the physique.
Final yr, the Nice Cycle Problem’s 12,500 members raised $1.sixty eight Million for Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The stakes are nice, 15,seven hundred American youngsters are recognized with most cancers annually, making 2016’s aim of $2.2 Million an necessary one for most cancers analysis.
Founder Greg Johnson, who hails from Australia the place Nice Cycle Problem originated, felt moved in 2014 to deliver the Problem to the States after listening to Zach Sobiech’s viral story.
“Throughout that point Zach Sobiech’s story blew up on YouTube and caught our consideration from the opposite aspect of the world,” Johnson stated. “Youngsters’s Cancer Research Fund advised that story and that aligned with how we need to inform tales of these experiencing a most cancers analysis.”
For those who can pedal, you possibly can experience with Nice Cycle Problem. They usually take that very critically. The youngest rider was a sixteen-month previous who pedaled a push-bike alongside relations. Workforce members of the Youngsters’s Cancer Fund even picked biking to hitch the fundraising efforts. Jim Leighton’s Vice President of Occasions & Partnership at Children’s Cancer Research Fund rode one hundred miles final June and is prepared for what 2016 has it retailer.
Your biking problem is your problem. Riders can do as a lot or little as you they want. The aim stays the identical, to activate your community to rally round your private driving journey and donate in help.
Want extra motivation to start out driving? Individuals who register by April 22 are entered right into a drawing to win a Podium Vitesse Bicycle valued at $four.500.