Why We Ride: LeighAnn Baize

Cancer has been a part of LeighAnn Baize’s life since she was 13. That’s when her dad was diagnosed with colon cancer. After a four-year fight, he passed away during her senior year of high school. “For my entire adult life, I’ve passed milestones that no one should have to with a giant father-sized hole…

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Why We Ride: Meredith Stutz

The thing Meredith Stutz remembers most about her grandfather? He was always on the move. Whether it was fixing something, doing chores around the house, playing with his grandkids or riding his bike, Mike Goeddeke never stopped. In fact, for many years, Goeddeke rode his bike to raise money for cancer research. Meredith’s great uncle…

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Why We Ride: Hollie Reed

I have been the wife, daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, friend, nurse and coworker of someone diagnosed with cancer. Each story was different, as was the role I played in their journey; but the first time you hear the “C” word connected to someone you love, you are changed forever. I married my best friend, Willy,…

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Why We Ride: Nita Kroninger

It had been years since Nita Kroninger had been on a bike. She’s not even a casual bike rider, let alone an avid cyclist. She had never even considered riding in a large bike event like the Victory Ride to Cure Cancer. Then her whole life changed when her husband, Ed, was diagnosed with cancer….

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Victory Ride New Date Announcement Press Release

Fourth Annual Victory Ride to Cure Cancer Moved to August 2021 Event’s MyVictory Month Virtual Experience to Begin in July Cary, NC [January 26, 2020] – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, announced the fourth annual Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, presented by Braswell Family Farms, previously scheduled for May, will take place on August…

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Why We Ride: Kelly Beccaccio

In August 2020, Kelly Beccaccio was diagnosed with breast cancer. For most people who hear the words, “You have cancer,” it’s a shocking experience unlike anything else they’ve dealt with before. Unfortunately, for Kelly, it was all too familiar. Three years earlier, in July 2017, Kelly was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease…

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Why We Ride: Drew Dietrich

Drew Dietrich knows all too well what cancer can take away. More than 20 years ago, several years after he graduated college, a close friend of his passed away after a battle with cancer. That was his first close-up experience with cancer, and it inspired him to get involved. “Her death motivated me to get…

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The V Foundation for Cancer Research Announces Fourth Annual Victory Ride to Cure Cancer

Event to Include MyVictory Month Virtual Experience The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, is excited to announce the fourth annual Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, presented by Braswell Family Farms, will take place on August 28, 2021. The event will also feature MyVictory Month, a virtual experience preceding the ride. During MyVictory…

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