This is a story about Nicole, the daughter of my good friends Mike and Soo Wong of Emperor Garden, whom I’ve known since she was a baby. She is now 22 years old and a student at Baylor Medical in Houston studying to become an ear and throat surgeon. Every year Texas 4000 selects Texas […]

They were in the Ozarks a couple weeks back, now they’ve passed Mile Zero and rolling north to Alaska, as the Johnny Horton tune proclaims. Texas 4000 cultivates student leaders and engages communities in the fight against cancer. They share hope, knowledge and charity in the fight against cancer through their cornerstone event, a 4,000+ […]

Riding a bike across the country may not seem like an appealing idea, but to Coppell resident Julia Olson, it’s so much more than a bike ride. The Coppell High School graduate and other students are riding their bikes from Austin all the way to Anchorage, Alaska to raise money and awareness for cancer. Texas […]

Every summer, students from the University of Texas bike more than 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money for cancer research. Riders Heidi Simmons and Reghan Conrey talked to Austin Woman about their journey. By Abigail Rosenthal, Photos courtesy of Heidi Simmons and Reghan Conrey  Every year, selected University of Texas students don their […]

  Despite high winds on Sunday evening, this year’s Texas 4000 participants safely arrived at Lloydminster Comprehensive High School right on schedule. The group then had the opportunity to freshen up before enjoying dinner and great conversation at Grace United Church, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Lloydminster. After a restful night on the floor […]

On what organizers call the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, the Texas 4000 team rolled through Lincoln City on Saturday July 15, just 43 days after departing from Austin, Texas on their way to Anchorage, Alaska. The Texas 4000 is a journey to raise funds for cancer research. It has been in […]

0:52 – Some Texas cyclists stopped in Lloydminster as they travel the continent raising money for a good cause. Click here to view the original newscast.

Click here to listen to Texas 4000 riders talk to Winnipeg’s news and information leader CJOB. Follow instructions below to listen: Enter July 14th and 2:00 PM, click -> (play) then adjust the bar below to 06:58 The interview with Elizabeth, Audrey and McKay lasts almost 22 minutes, including a weather break. Start time:    2:00 plus :06:58 = 2:06:58 PM […]