By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) –  A hot day at Fenway Park didn’t keep the Pan-Mass Challenge cyclists from still putting on a successful event.

The Pan-Mass Challenge Winter Cycle, a stationary cycling challenge, featured five 45-minute rides that could be completed on-site or at home as a virtual rider. The event usually takes place indoors in January but was delayed this year due to the pandemic.

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All of the money raised goes towards cancer research, treatment and care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

“This day was scheduled for a day that was -5 degrees, and we were going to be outdoors because of the pandemic and socially distancing. So here we are, basically, with a 90 to 100 degree temperature swing, but to show that nothing deters the PMC community from raising money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, sweat and get wet,” said Billy Starr, Pan Mass Challenge Founder.

 

Every dollar donated before July 1, up to $2 million will be doubled with a matching grant from a generous donor, who wishes to remain anonymous.

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To donate or register for this year’s summer ride, go to pmc.org.

CBSBoston.com Staff