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Breast Cancer Awareness Spotlight: Shannon Carney

Cancer affects each individual differently, but nearly all those affected can agree that cancer is not a solo battle, but a battle that is best fought as a team. Shannon Carney, long time 24 Hours of Booty rider, found her support system to be her key to survival when she was diagnosed with stage II breast […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Spotlight: Kate Nowrouki

Young, no family history, healthy. These three thoughts circled in the back of 24 Hours of Booty Columbia rider, Kate Nowrouki’s mind, after she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 36. It all began to unravel when Kate inadvertently found a lump in her breast during a self-examination. Kate immediately went to her OBGYN to […]

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Vote for 24 Hours of Booty in Endurance Magazine’s 2014 Best of Survey!

It’s time to cast your vote for 24 Hours of Booty! Wednesday, October 15 is the last day to complete Endurance Magazine’s 2014 Best Of Survey. Endurance Magazine is the premier publication in the Carolina’s promoting active lifestyles. The annual survey of the best in endurance sports for 2014, assesses people in the three Carolina regions where […]

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Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Strengthens Atlanta Community as Host Venue for 24 Hours of Booty

This year marks the fifth annual 24 Hours of Booty Atlanta and the third year the event will be hosted by Mount Vernon Presbyterian School (MVPS). The partnership between 24 Hours of Booty and Mount Vernon Presbyterian School demonstrates the joint commitment to impacting the community and encouraging others to be engaged and become compassionate […]

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Team Mustang Strong Brings Families Together for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Lisa Hughes has a lot to be proud of. She is a wife, mother and paralegal who lives in Sandy Springs area of Atlanta, Georgia, and completed her first triathlon at the age of 50. She has since become an avid 24 Hours of Booty participant and supporter. Lisa first learned about 24 Hours of […]

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Neighborhood Residents Motivated to Move from Cheering Zone to Pedal Power for 24 Hours of Booty

In 2014, an estimated 10,450 new cases and 1,350 cancer deaths are expected to occur among children between the ages of birth to 14 years. Advances in treatments for childhood cancer have progressed greatly over the years, and now the five-year benchmark for survival has increased to more than an 80 percent survival rate overall, […]

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Giving Back to Those Who Gave

Billy Craddock learned he had cancer on LIVESTRONG Day, October 2, 2008. After undergoing surgery, a friend told Billy about 24 Hours of Booty Atlanta. 24 Hours of Booty was the answer Billy was looking for on how he could help those who helped him through his fight. Billy’s desire to support others has motivated […]

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A Reason for Healing

Connections – it is what brings people together and creates a sense of community. 24 Hours of Booty is a community of connections that bring people together for a common cause — to fight cancer. Every individual’s reason to join the fight against cancer is different. For Chris Garrett, he wanted to find a way to […]

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Passionate Cyclist Inspired to Bridge the Gap & Support Cancer Community in 24 Hours of Booty

Nathan Hevesy has been involved with 24 Hours of Booty Atlanta for the past four years after making the decision to start cycling in 2009. His passion for cycling was further sparked by his previous employer, Ingersoll Rand, who had a team for many years in the Charlotte event. “I decided to join [24 Hours […]

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The Gains of Grassroot Fundraising Events

Ever since his first encounter with 24 Hours of Booty Charlotte in 2009, Ben Parrish has had nothing but a continually great experience each year. As a student at Queens University during that year, he was familiar with the ride and was convinced that he should sign-up to ride. Four years later, he is still […]

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