09MAR17 Hero of the ride, Michael

JackChildhood Cancer, Current Hero's, Written Memories

Today Ken rides for a Hero, Michael. Michael was a energetic 9 year old boy always jumping on the trampoline, just loving life. He loves playing Xbox, playing with friends but we started noticing Michael not feeling well around the end of January of 2015. He was running fever and vomiting and headaches the Doctors said strep throat. This lasted for two months so on March 18 th 2015 Michael was projectile vomiting at children’s hospital they ran a CT scan they told us Micheal had a tumor on his cerebellum a size of a lemon. On March 21 2015 … Read More

08MAR17 Angel of the ride, Sara Lourdes

JackChildhood Cancer, Current Hero's, Written Memories

Today Ken rides for an Angel, Sara. Sara Lourdes Do Dx: August 15th 2011 Age: Forever 3 This is Sara Lourdes. Nick name Sarita lulu named after both grandmothers. A bubbly little girl with a big heart. She was very sociable and down to earth. She loved music with passion and food! Though she was partially blind due to her cancer Retinoblastoma, that didn’t stop her from feeling the beauty of life and even the slightest of seeing as well. She loved the movies Frozen and Hotel Transylvania. Her love and passion for life was endless until she passed away … Read More

03MAR17 Hero, Saylor Wilkinson

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Today Ken is riding for a Hero, Saylor Wilkinson. This beautiful young lady is 15. Saylor’s mom, Shanda Wilkinson, reached out to me, “My daughter is Saylor Wilkinson. She is 15 and fighting Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She was diagnosed in August of 2015. She loves her family, her dogs, music and art. She is an honor student and has kept up with school throughout treatment. She is one amazing hero!” On top of all of this, Saylor lost her best friend this year, her grandfather. He passed unexpectedly due to complications during surgery. It’s always a little more difficult with our … Read More

Raygan Batton: Hero 11APR16

JackChildhood Cancer, Current Hero's, Past Hero's

  Todays hero is Raygan Batton.  It brings me great pleasure to honor Raygan as our hero of the day.  Some of you may remember Raygan from the ride last year.  Its great to hear that Raygan is doing well.  Here is the latest on Raygan followed by the post from last year when we honored her. Today’s hero is Raygan, aka Ray Ray. Ray Ray was only 21 months old when she was diagnosed on May 20th, 2013 with high risk Neuroblastoma stage IV. On October 5th, 2014, she completed the 18 month long COG protocol. She is currently … Read More

Miara Miles: Hero 10APR16

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Miara Miles is our hero today, 10APR16. Mira is 18 years old and suffers from a inoperable brain tumor, epilepsy, asthma, and heart issues. Doctors are still trying to figure some issues with her blood, and they will know more at her next appointment. But, Miara doesn’t let it stop her from achieving what she wants in life. Miara has an organization called Miles of love by Miara on Facebook, and she sends gifts/cards to kids 18 and under going through cancer, cystic fibrosis, and epilepsy. Miara graduates from high school this year. Because of hard work and good grades … Read More