A SPECTACULAR FINISH, THANK YOU!
Brisbane, August 20, 2011
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) announced today that 1343 riders are participating in the inaugural annual Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer having raised $4.7 million for cancer research.
MAKE AN IMPACT
1 in 2 Australians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.
The money you raise for The Ride will benefit the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, a worldwide leader in cancer research and discovery. QIMR devotes half of its research to understanding the causes of cancer and developing better diagnostics and treatments.
PROFILES OF COURAGE
You don't have to be rich to participate in [The Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer®. And you don't have to be an athlete, either. Whether you're 25 or 75, a fitness freak or a couch potato, a banker or a barista, you can absolutely do this.
With our support, you will not only raise an incredible amount of money for cancer research, but also be completely ready to cycle the most meaningful ride of your life.