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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Pan Ohio Hope Ride August 7-10, 2008

The Pan Ohio Hope Ride is a bicycling tour that enables you to not only take an incredible bicycle journey, but also to tremendously benefit the American Cancer Society Hope Lodges and other vital patient care services. It is a tour both inspiring and life changing. With each passing mile, you will discover the beauty of Ohio’s scenery; experience areas you didn’t know existed; challenge yourself to pedal, talk and laugh; make new and lasting friends; hear inspiring stories of hope and courage; and send a message to all those fighting cancer right now a message that you are doing something to help.

Ride 4 days, 2 days or just 1 day

While our singular goal is to fight cancer and help The Society's Hope Lodges, you can pick the registration option that suits you:

Four--day ride (join us from Cleveland to Cincinnati)
Two-day ride (join us from Columbus to Cincinnati
One-day ride (join us for any single day of the tour)
POHR 2008 route overview

The Pan Ohio Hope Ride will take cyclists from Cleveland to Cincinnati in a four-day tour through Ohio’s scenic countryside from August 7-10, 2008. Challenge yourself to hit the road and make the road smoother for those battling cancer.

Day 1 Cleveland to Wooster (75 miles)
Day 2 Wooster to Columbus (90 miles -- the BIG day)
Day 3 Columbus to Dayton (70 miles)
Day 4 Dayton to Cincinnati (75 miles)
Raise money to make a difference for those in need

The Pan Ohio Hope Ride is a special fundraising event to benefit Society Hope Lodges and other vital patient services. We have numerous ways to help you raise funds by reaching out to your friends, family and employers. Whatever you can raise will go to help those in need who are fighting cancer right now.

Fundraising raffle: We're giving away a new bike!

For every $500 you raise, you'll earn one entry into our raffle for a new Cannondale CAAD9 6 from Eddy's Bike Shop! Read more!


Why we're riding: the Society Hope Lodges

You can make a difference in the lives of cancer patients. Support the American Cancer Society’s efforts to save lives, help cancer patients, and empower communities.

Your life changes when you hear these words: “You have cancer.” The American Cancer Society helps patients with:

Finding reliable information
Meeting day-to-day needs
Receiving emotional support
You can touch that support at the Society’s Hope Lodges in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and 24 other cities around the nation. Cancer patients and caregivers who have to travel for treatment find free, supportive lodging during lengthy stays.

Click here to hear from cancer patients describe what Hope Lodge means to them. Hope Lodge Where Hope Lives... 8min. video

The Pan Ohio Hope Ride will take cyclists from Cleveland to Cincinnati in a four-day tour through Ohio’s scenic countryside from August 7-10, 2008. Challenge yourself to hit the road and make the road smoother for those battling cancer.

Make history with the Pan Ohio Hope Ride
Make a memorable journey
Make the lives of cancer patients a little easier
Sign Up to Ride


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