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Breakaway Day 2: Rain in Santa Rosa

Posted by Katie Lapides on May 18th, 2010 | No Comments »
Racers in Santa Rosa

Today’s weather was drastically different and I’m glad for my Breakaway rain jacket! Santa Rosa is a beautiful and welcoming town, and even the torrential (okay, I exaggerate) rain couldn’t keep spectators away. I had some great conversations with locals and visitors from across the country! The Most Courageous Rider Before I traveled to the tour last year I knew very little about cycling beyond what I had read and seen on the Tour de France—but one thing I ...

Breakaway Day 1: Sunny Sacramento

Posted by Katie Lapides on May 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Hello from a very sunny Sacramento, and the kick off of the Amgen Tour of California - and I was lathered up in sunscreen today! The Breakaway from Cancer initiative advocates a unique approach to preventing and surviving cancer—teams. Many of you may be wondering, how does one take a team approach to prevention? Well often times it takes team work for a family or a group of friends to eat healthfully, exercise and to remember to  ...

Breakaway from Cancer

Posted by Katie Lapides on May 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
Actor Patrick Dempsey, Senior Directior Lisa Hughes in Sacramento.

Bo Aldigé, Lisa Hughes, and myself are thrilled to be heading out to the Amgen Tour of California next week as part of the Breakaway from Cancer initiative. Breakaway from Cancer aims to raise awareness of the comprehensive array of resources available to cancer patients – from prevention to education and support to financial assistance and survivorship. As part of the initiative we will be crisscrossing California helping to spread the Foundation's important messages through ...