For All Cancer Survivors,
Families, and Communities:
of America has been affected by cancer and it may have been you,
a friend, a family member, a neighbor, or a coworker. No matter
who it was- we all hate this disease. We have seen cancer effect
over 10 million Americans every year. Certain types of cancer
can be prevented and physical activity and a healthy lifestyle
can reduce your risk factors for the disease. Survivors include
all the people listed above. Cancer can affect anybody at any
time, but we can always learn more to reduce our risk and manage
the aftermath effectively with family and community support.
from first hand experience. A few years ago I lost my mom, to
cancer. She was only 52 years young and a 35 year smoker. My entire
family changed after this loss. My mom’s death may have
been prevented if she quit sooner-While we can’t change
the past, and suing cigarette companies is not responsible. We
can change behaviors. I used to smoke 30 cigarettes a day before
becoming Mr. Connecticut, running marathons, and riding a bike
for 100 miles at a time.
Ride For Your Life needs your help and commitment to save someone’s
life. Please donate today so funds can be allocated to smoking
cessation and cancer empowerment programs including physical activity.
I also challenge any smoker to quit smoking for the 50 days that
I ride my bike 5000 miles. I will ride for 8 hours a day- you
quit smoking for 8 hours a day.
Let’s not lose more good people to this disgusting habit.
Let’s be strong and take care of ourselves to see our families
Join me for part of a ride or an entire ride; bring your family,
friends, smokers, active people or inactive people. Let’s
take some time to be physically active, think about your own health
and your family.
can all take responsibility for our own health.
is why you should get out and
FOR YOUR LIFE!