Why I Am Riding in the 2016 Pan-Mass Challenge


As you may have seen or heard, I will be riding in the 2016 Pan-Mass Challenge in early August in order to raise funds for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and its Jimmy Fund. I will be doing the two-day 163 mile route this year, and my fundraising goal is $10,000.

Dana-Farber is one of the leading cancer organizations in the world. They do great things for people battling cancer, and they are constantly searching to find a cure for cancer. My wife and I do what we can to help Dana-Farber because we know that the doctors, nurses, and staff are doing what they can to fight cancer and help people who have cancer.

I have known quite a few people who have battled cancer. Friends and family have fought valiantly against a disease that doesn’t seem to discriminate. When I am doing my training rides, I think about some of the people I know who had cancer, especially those who lost their battles. My Aunt Marilyn bravely fought pancreatic cancer, and sadly, she lost her battle. Ironically, there is a street called Marilyn Dr. that I sometimes  pass during my training rides. I always think about my aunt, and that provides additional motivation for me.

I am almost at the half way point of my fundraising effort this year. Thanks to domain industry friends and colleagues, we have raised just over $4,600 so far. My 2016 fundraising goal is $10,000. With your help, I am confident I will be able to reach this goal.

If you are able to help me with my fundraising efforts, I would be grateful. I will also add you to the list of industry donors as a way of recognizing your support, which means a great deal to me.

You can learn more about the Pan-Mass Challenge on my fundraising page. Thank you in advance if you are able to help. Even if finances are tight, a social media mention would also be greatly appreciated!


  1. Great cause that almost everyone has been or will be touched by.

    Keep those wheels turning.

    Relay for life is another good cancer fighting cause

  2. Good Luck on your Goodwill Run, Don’t forget to stretch your calves and hamstrings. Thanks from all of us for your efforts.

    Gratefully, Jeff Schneider (Contact Group) (Metal Tiger) (Former Rockefeller IBEC Marketing Analyst/Strategist) (Licensed CBOE Commodity Hedge Strategist) (Domain Master https://www.UseBiz.com

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