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Charity ride nets a record $33m

The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge offers several one- and two-day routes that cover 360 miles in 46 cities and towns. About 5,100 cyclists participated this year, a 20 percent increase from 2006. The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge offers several one- and two-day routes that cover 360 miles in 46 cities and towns. About 5,100 cyclists participated this year, a 20 percent increase from 2006. (WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2007)
By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / November 9, 2007

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Again breaking its records, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge this year raised more than twice the amount ever contributed to charity by an athletic fund-raising event in the United States - $33 million - and for the first time will donate the whole sum to cancer care and research, according to organizers of the annual bicycle ride. (Full article: 407 words)

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