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For participating in MSU Gran Fondo

Fighting Skin Cancer on Two Wheels

All are welcome to join members of the ATHLETIC MENTORS / GREENWARE USA team to help fund cancer research by participating in the MSU Gran Fondo. Opportunities exist to ride the event or donate to support this important research. We are all familiar with friends and relatives who have battled cancer and this is an excellent method to contribute and insure that the important work continues. If riding the event there is a discount code available, ATHLETICMENTORSGREENWAREUSA21, and can be entered in the box at registration.


Most of us have known people who have personally fought the battle against cancer. Through modern treatments and much grace, some have survived. Others have not. The MSU Gran Fondo is my opportunity to get some skin in the game and provide hope for nearly 70,000 people in the U.S. expected to be diagnosed with melanomas of the skin this year.

Funds raised from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Gran Fondo support skin cancer awareness, prevention and research at MSU. These dollars are funding pilot studies – investigative, next-step research that tests findings and enables a scientific study to continue.

The MSU Gran Fondo has raised over $1 Million and funded studies leading to some exciting breakthroughs in the fight against skin cancer. Click through the articles below to learn more.

New drug combos may prevent resistance to melanoma treatments
Groundbreaking research funded by cyclists
MSU Gran Fondo funds promising skin cancer studies
Promising new drug stops spread of melanoma by 90 percent
Keeping skin cancer at bay

This June, the streets of West Michigan will be paved with good intentions. And here’s where I need your help. I’ve made a commitment to make the MSU Gran Fondo much more than a ride. My hope is that you will join me in supporting a mission that is more than skin deep. 100% of every dollar raised goes directly to support skin cancer awareness, prevention and research at MSU. Together we can make a difference. Thank you!

Fighting Skin Cancer on Two Wheels

Click on one of our team members below to make a donation.

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Aug 17 William Goodspeed $50.00
Jul 06 Tommy Hahn Undisclosed amount
Jun 29 Greg Neagos $27.48
May 28 Stone Ridge Enterprises $107.35
May 06 G A Reno $27.48
May 06 Michael Hoogerland $100.00
Mar 17 Steve Buccella $27.48
Jan 09 James Allan $54.10
Jan 06 Edward L Strayhorn $54.10