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BOSTON (CBS) – WBZ-TV, sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV), and CBSBoston.com will join the Pan-Mass Challenge, the largest single athletic fundraiser in the country, as its official media partner, starting in 2014.
The Pan-Mass challenge brings New Englanders together for the first weekend of August every year, as spectators watch thousands of bikers go the distance to fight cancer.
There are six two-day routes that range from 153 to 190 miles and five one-day rides that range from 25 to 110 miles.
Cyclists are required to raise between $500 and $5,000 to ride in the PMC, depending on the chosen route.
Billy Starr, the PMC Founder and Executive Director, said that the race demonstrates how capable people can be when they work together for a cause.
“We’ve seen tremendous progress in cancer research,” Starr told WBZ-TV.
“As always, our goal is to increase ridership as well…
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