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Padres Pedal the Cause provides $2.4 million for cancer research

Padres Pedal the Cause provides $2.4 million for cancer research

Padres Pedal the Cause has donated more than $2.4 million to support cancer studies at the Salk Institute, Rady Children’s Hospital, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, according to a press release. The check was presented to representatives from the four organizations on Jan. 24 and was the largest donation ever made by the grassroots organization.

Hundreds of cyclists participated in the fifth annual Pedal the Cause, which was held on Nov. 11–12, 2017, at Petco Park. The Salk Institute team featured 18 riders and raised nearly $25,000. Proceeds from the event support innovative cancer projects with a major emphasis on...

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