Gear West: Our Ride For Men cross-Canada cycling fundraiser

Date Posted: 
2012-05-01

Willy Konantz and Taylor Scholz are two university students biking across Canada to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer research. They will start May 2 in London, Ontario (where they are attending university) and cycle an average of 160 kilometres per day, six days a week to their homes in Vancouver, BC.

Click here for the news release about their trek, Gear West: Our Ride For Men.

Click here to donate via their fundraising website, and for information about joining the final leg of their ride.

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