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The Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk.

POSTED October 03, 2014
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney


Jim and Pat Calhoun To Ride and Walk On October 5th in

The Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk

WHO: Coach Jim Calhoun, Pat Calhoun, other family members, coaches and a number of his former players will be riding and walking on Sunday, October 5th in the Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk. Over 1,000 riders and walkers are expected.

WHEN: Sunday, October 5th, 2014

7:00AM – 3:00PM

WHAT: The Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk presented by CIGNA and the law firm of RisCassi & Davis is an annual statewide event of Coach Calhoun's to benefit The Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center. The event provides the Cancer Center at UConn with approximately 70% of the funds raised for the Center annually. The ride and walk is open to everyone who wants to join Coach Calhoun in the fight against cancer. There will be road rides of 15, 25, and 62 miles, a mountain bike trail ride of 10 miles, and a 5K trail walk. The UConn Health Center Department of Dermatology will offer free skin cancer screenings, courtesy of the Hartford law firm of RisCassi & Davis, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. To learn more, visit www.calhounride.com

WHERE: The Calhoun ride and walk will begin and end at Winding Trails, 50 Winding Trails, Farmington CT.

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