Pelotonia: United To Chase Cancer Down

August 7, 2014 3:30 am
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One goal: end cancer. After beginning in 2009 as a grassroots bike tour to raise money for innovative and life-saving cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), Pelotonia has become an annual, nationally acclaimed cycling experience that draws together thousands of riders, volunteers, patients, families and friends who want to stamp out cancer forever. “These...
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Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning for Pelotonia Ride

July 29, 2014 3:00 pm
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Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning For Pelotonia Ride

This year, Anna Maria Bittoni will ride in Pelotonia for the second time, completing the 100-mile journey from Columbus to Gambier to support cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). As a member of Team Buckeye, Ohio State’s superpeloton (riding group), Bittoni was given an opportunity to participate in the “I Ride For You” program,...
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Olympic Medalist Joins Ranks of OSUCCC – James Supporters

July 8, 2014 11:33 am
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Olympic Medalist Joins Ranks of OSUCCC – James Supporters

Support for The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) became more internationally spread on November 2, 2013, as longtime OSUCCC – James supporters Ron and Ann Pizzuti, and James Foundation Board member Nick Coe, hosted Lord Sebastian Coe, four-time Olympic medalist and British politician, in an exclusive event. Lord Coe won gold medals in...
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Emily Marsh-Fleming: From Pool to Pelotonia

July 3, 2014 9:12 am
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Emily Marsh-Fleming - From Pool to Pelotonia

Emily Marsh-Fleming, 38, a national champion synchronized swimmer while an Ohio State undergrad from 1994-97, was well into her cancer journey when she decided to participate in Pelotonia 11. Until then, her only biking experience involved riding to the pool, classes and home as an Ohio State student. “The first time I set out on my bike, which my dad had disassembled and mailed to me in my freshman...
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