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$101,109

 

169% Raised of $60,000 Goal

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The Story

EVENT DATE: Jun 12, 2016

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Jun 17, 2016

WHAT:

Join us on Sunday, June 12, 2016 for the first annual Race for ACE fundraiser!  It’s an event that honors the courage, strength and life of Andy Ecker, while raising funds for pediatric cancer.

 

WHERE:

The event begins at 1pm at Cyc Fitness (4 Astor Place) for two 40-minute spinning sessions where we’ll ride, sweat and cheer each other on.  After, we’ll head to Professor Thoms, a beloved Michigan bar (219 2nd Ave, btwn 13th & 14th streets) for food, drinks, and celebration.

 

HOW:

*All bikes are filled, contact Adam Ecker directly if you can no longer ride*

To secure a bike, we are asking participants to raise a minimum of $200.  There are 100 spots available in the two classes, so start fundraising now if you want a chance to spin!  If you would like to participate or join us at Professor Thoms, but do not plan to ride, we encourage you to contribute to an individual biker’s fundraising page, or to the group.  Click on the "Race / Fundraise" button at the top right of the page to participate in the Cyc event.  If you would like to come to the After Party at Professor Thoms, a donation of $20 or more will get you a free drink. 

 

1PM: Cyc Event Begins

2:30PM: Professor Thoms After Party Begins

 

WHY:

This event is organized by Andy’s family and friends to honor his brave fight against brain cancer, which he sadly lost in July of 2015.  But more broadly, the Race for ACE is about recognizing Andy’s legacy as a passionate Michigan fan, mathematical genius, hardworking employee of Macquarie Capital, winner of every board game ever played, welcoming and loyal friend, loving big brother, amazing son and all around remarkable man.  Please join us in celebrating his life!

 

WHO:

Proceeds from this event will go directly to the Making Headway Foundation, an organization dedicated to the care, comfort and cure of children with brain and spinal cord cancers.  Making Headway is unique in that it funds clinical research paving the way for cancer treatments in our future, as well as supportive services that patients need now.  Both are critical elements in our efforts to move the needle on cancer care.  Making Headway specifically provides services to NYU Langone Medical Center’s pediatric center, where Andy was treated.  He was compassionate and playful with the children being treated alongside him at NYU – teaching them games (of course) even during his own struggle.  We know this is a cause he would want us to rally behind.

 

For more information on the Making Headway Foundation, please visit their website here: http://www.makingheadway.org/

Team Organizer's Photo

Susan Rubin - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$18,403

Team Organizer's Photo

Lee Nussbaum - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$7,922

Team Organizer's Photo

Sheri Halsband - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$6,825

Team Organizer's Photo

Jenna Pitkow - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$4,876

Team Organizer's Photo

Adam Ecker - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$3,296

Team Organizer's Photo

Zach Marshall - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$3,142

Team Organizer's Photo

Matt Glazier - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$2,625

Team Organizer's Photo

Becca O'Neill - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$2,710

Team Organizer's Photo

Stephen Galowitz - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$2,050

Team Organizer's Photo

Kendall Ecker - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$1,473

Team Organizer's Photo

Jen Rosenthal - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$1,358

Team Organizer's Photo

Alana Gold - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$1,335

Team Organizer's Photo

Andrew Gurmann - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$1,292

Team Organizer's Photo

Allyson Segal - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$1,186

Team Organizer's Photo

Evan Azus - Race For ACE

Amount Raised:

$1,141