This is my 10th year participating in Pelotonia. It is a wonderful event. The excitement of riding with 8,000 of your closest friends and the support of all the communities we ride through is nothing short of amazing. The real motivator though is appreciating the cause...ending cancer. We all know someone we have lost to cancer or has battled this terrible disease. Cancer does not discriminate. Young, old, healthy, sick, rich or poor. We are all at risk. Pelotonia raises alot of money to fund research and programs all with one focus...ending cancer. This year I will ride in honor of my one of my best friends who was diagnosed this year with breast cancer. She is fighting this disease and I know she will win. I also ride in honor of my brother who is battling a rare disease and is being treated at The James. It just doesn't seem to end. We have to find a cure so that no one will ever have to fight the cancer fight. Please join me in the battle to end cancer. Every dollar matters as each dollar raised goes directly to the cause to end this ugly disease.