The longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world will be rolling into S. Lake Tahoe on June 19. The riders of Livestrong Texas 4000 left Cedar Park Texas on June 1. Their destination is Anchorage, Alaska.
The Team riders are 70 students from the University of Texas. They will cover 4,500 miles over the course of their 70 day ride.
Riders will volunteer at community events and visit cancer survivors, patients, caregivers, and family members to offer hope and encouragement.
The riders are divided into 3 groups and travel 3 different routes to Alaska. The "Sierra Route" riders (23 members) will be arriving in S. Lake Tahoe after a 116 mile ride from Angels Camp, CA. They will be taking a rest day on June 20, and leaving June 21 for Davis, CA.
This is the tenth year of the Livestrong Texas 4000 charity ride. Complete route maps and donation opportunities are available on the Texas 4000 website.