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Tammy Blackburn: “She was going to look after me.”

2018-Dec-07 16:48:46
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Family-oriented and fun-loving Tammy Blackburn was on the way home from a Hawaiian vacation when she felt something in her left breast that hadn’t been there before. Soon after, she was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma.       The thought of having to say goodbye to her family was the hardest part, especially the thought […]

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Soledad Albino: “Do it for her.”

2018-Dec-05 00:09:16
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Meet Soledad “Sol” Albino, who is on the brink of 14 years old and has had to endure more than most in a lifetime.       Separated from her mom at a young age, Sol’s siblings tried to keep the family together and in touch with their deported mother. Then, in the fall of 2016, Sol’s mom […]

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Duncan Thomas: “It’s why I’m sitting here today.”

2018-Nov-30 11:13:02
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Meet Duncan Thomas, who was handed a virtual death sentence with his Stage IV terminal melanoma diagnosis.     Duncan was given 7-12 months to live after learning that the cancer had metastasized with tumors in his lungs and liver. He reached out to a friend from veterinary school who became the head of Translational Research at Bristol Myers, which […]

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2018 Matching campaign

2018-Nov-29 15:29:55
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Double Your Impact with the 2018 Matching Campaign! Thanks to generous benefactors, Padres Pedal the Cause is offering a matching campaign for every new credit card or PayPal donation made online, up to $500, that is over a participant’s fundraising minimum! See below for the terms and conditions of the 2018 matching campaign: TIMING: Donations are […]

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Lota Ward: “I just want to get back to running.”

2018-Nov-08 13:41:20
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Meet Lota Ward, ultra runner and Padres Pedal the Cause SuperKid. Lota, now 12, began running long distances with his dad when he was just 7 years old, using the time on trail to clear his mind and connect with his family. He competed in his first half marathon, and was hooked, signing up for […]

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The Work Done Through Padres Pedal Saved My Life

2018-Nov-04 01:42:04
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“I ride in Padres Pedal because I’m a cancer survivor and I believe that the work that’s done through Pedal the Cause funds research that saved my life.” Meet Gene Smith, three-time Padres Pedal the Cause yellow jersey who has raised over $31,000 in the past four years. Gene rides on Team Velonoma – Melanoma […]

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The Best Gift of All: A Cancer-Free Diagnosis

2018-Oct-25 15:43:13
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“When I got my diagnosis, heard HER2 POSITIVE, stage 3… I thought it was death sentence.” Meet Lauren, wife and mother of three young children, who had more life to give than a stage 3 aggressive breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 31 could take from her. Through the tremendous care she received at […]

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