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WBZ-TV’s Lisa Hughes and David Wade riding the PMC.

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About The PMC:
Raising $598 million to fight cancer since 1980


WBZ-TV is proud to support The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), the single largest athletic fundraising event in the country. Since 1980, PMC cyclists have raised more than $598 million for patient care and cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In 2015, the Pan-Mass Challenge raised $45 million to fight cancer, $47 million was raised in 2016 and a record breaking $51 million in 2017. For more information about the PMC, visit

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The Ride:
12 Routes to fit all skill sets and fundraising abilities


On August 4 & 5, more than 6,200 riders will take part in the 39th Pan-Mass Challenge.

In addition the full 46-town, 192-mile ride from Sturbridge to Provincetown, there are eleven other routes of varying distances. There are additional two-day ride routes, and one-day routes, starting as short as 25 miles. Learn more about the routes, and the different levels of fundraising, on the PMC website.

PMC Weekend is August 4th and 5th, 2018


This year’s two day rides are Saturday and Sunday, August 4th and 5th, with Opening Ceremonies on Friday night, August 3rd in Sturbridge. One-day ride options are available on Saturday or Sunday.

6,200 Riders ages 13+


Thousands of riders and volunteers have lost loved ones to the disease, still more ride in honor of those in treatment, and over 600 PMC riders and volunteers are cancer survivors. The PMC donates 100% of every rider-raised dollar to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund. In addition the PMC has over 4,000 volunteers and 200+ corporate sponsors.

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Committed. from David Hellman on Vimeo.