87.2 F
Great Barrington
Home Editor's Picks Lee cyclist raises nearly $30,000 to fund American Cancer Society

Lee cyclist raises nearly $30,000 to fund American Cancer Society

(Photo contributed) Ned Moore has biked a 100-mile course from Marlborough to Nashua as part of American Cancer’s Society’s annual Bicycles Battling Cancer event for the past 10 years.

MARLBOROUGH — A cyclist from Lee has gone the extra mile to fight cancer — 1,000, in fact.

Each year, for the past 10 years, Ned Moore has biked a 100-mile course from Marlborough to Nashua, New Hampshire and back again as part of the American Cancer Society’s annual Bicycles Battling Cancer event.

To participate, riders commit to raising a minimum of $300 as a way to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease, raise awareness about reducing cancer risk and honor survivors.

Over the weekend, Moore was met by family members at the finish line at Hillside School in Marlborough as he pedaled his 1,000th mile, according to Theresa Freeman, director of communications for the Northeast region of the American Cancer Society Inc.

“(I’m) tired and a little beat up,” said Moore describing what six-and-a-half hours on a bicycle was like, following the race.

For the rest of the story, subscribe to the Record at https://bit.ly/2EyNvUR

- Advertisment -
Herrington's AZEK TimberTech

The Marketplace Kitchen - Take Out At all locations we are offering prepared entrees ready for pickup. At our Sheffield Cafe location and at Kitchen Table, we are offering daily dinner specials – feed a family of four – just $24.95.
- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Russia, the Taliban, and Trump’s Re-election

It hasn’t been very interesting recently to write about our President since he has had a remarkable and well-dissected month or so...

Middle School report card reflections

Now that the COVID 19 remote learning school year has officially ended, students are receiving their report cards. As an experienced teacher,...

Berkshire Museum partners with Pittsfield High to amplify voices of Class of ’20

PITTSFIELD — A brand-new exhibition showcasing the work of talented student artists has arrived at the Berkshire Museum. Visual Voice: Portfolios from Pittsfield...

LUCY ANN BRITTON

Lucy Ann Wuori Britton, 62, of Mill River died peacefully Wednesday June 17, 2020 surrounded by her family at Berkshire Medical Center...

Recent Comments