The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge brought in $37 million.
North Andover residents cycled in the 2012 Pan-Massachusetts Challenge in August and made an impressive haul. Of the $37 million total raised, 31 North Andover residents raised more than $127,900. The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge -- with 5,234 cyclists who rode up to 190 miles over one or two days across Massachusetts -- raised money for care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund. North Andover residents who participated are: The 34th annual PMC is set for Aug. 3 and 4, 2013. Registration opens online on Jan. 3 for PMC alumni and Jan. 17 for newcomers. For more information about the PMC, which is presented by the Boston Red Sox Foundation and New Balance, visit www.pmc.org.
The following was submitted by Teak Media Communications.
Sunday, July 10, 2011
On Aug. 6 and 7, 32 residents from North Andover will ride in the 32nd annual Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC), the nation’s pioneer charity bike-a-thon that raises more money than any other athletic fundraising event in the country. They will be among 5,000 cyclists who will ride with the collective goal of raising $34 million to support lifesaving adult and pediatric cancer care and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund. This year’s event offers a new 25-mile route, which will be added to the 10 existing routes that range from 47 to 190 miles. The varying routes and fundraising minimums make it possible for anyone with a bike and determination to participate. PMC riders range in age from 13 to 87. Some are …