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Read stories from Pan-Mass Challenge riders and volunteers about why they PMC, stay up to date on PMC news, learn about upcoming events and more!

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Charles River Apparel Is an Official Sponsor of the PMC

Jun 1, 2020 11:29:42 AM

The Pan-Mass Challenge is excited to announce that Charles River Apparel is an official sponsor of this year’s PMC, which has been reimagined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The PMC raises more money for charity than any other athletic fundraising event in the country, donating 100% of every rider-raised dollar directly to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to support life-saving cancer research and treatment. In 2019, the PMC donated $63 million to Dana-Farber, bringing its 40-year contribution to $717 million.

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Is Your Cycling Causing You Back Pain?

Jul 13, 2019 9:06:00 AM

Did you know that one in every four Americans has experienced back pain within the past three months? According to the American Physical Therapy Association, back pain is the most commonly experienced type of pain across the United States. It usually develops from a muscle strain or injury, which is common among avid cyclers.

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May 28, 2019 12:52:48 PM

Cycling and Your Knees: Looking out for Injuries

Is your training and distance riding resulting in pain? Approximately one-third of Americans will experience knee pain at some point in their lives, either due to injury or an underlying condition.

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Berkshire Bank Named Official Bank of the PMC

Feb 20, 2019 6:20:00 PM

The PMC is pleased to announce that Berkshire Bank has signed on to be the official bank of the PMC. Berkshire Bank has made a four-year commitment to support PMC riders, volunteers and donors in their efforts to make an impact in the fight against cancer. As part of Berkshire’s sponsorship, an employee team will ride PMC weekend, and its nationally acclaimed corporate volunteer program, XTEAM®, will assist in various roles along the route.

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Host a #PMC2019 Fundraising Party!

Jan 30, 2019 6:24:00 PM

We are excited to announce that the Lyons Group, the official Boston (Burlington, Cambridge) hospitality sponsor for the 2019 Pan-Mass Challenge, has expanded its PMC fundraiser venues to include: Alibi, Bleacher Bar, Back Bay Social, Game On, Harvard Gardens, Lansdowne Pub, Loretta’s, Lucky’s Lounge, Osteria Nino, Scampo, Sonsie, Summer Shack Back Bay, Summer Shack Cambridge, and Casa Caña. From delicious eats, line dancing, games, pizza & wine tastings, lunch parties, DJs, live music and live band karaoke, the Lyons Group sponsored venues are dedicated to helping our riders exceed their fundraising goals. In efforts to support the Pan-Mass Challenge and its riders, most venues are happy to waive room fees, provide a complimentary round of appetizers and tailor each rider’s event to their likes and needs with custom cocktail lists, and more. Each venue is subject to availability. For more information regarding the venues and or all fundraiser booking inquiries, please contact Aley. 

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Deloitte Announced as PMC's Franklin Waterstop Sponsor

Jul 6, 2018 1:16:00 PM

The Pan-Mass Challenge is pleased to announce that the professional services firm Deloitte is sponsoring this year’s PMC. Deloitte professionals will band together to ride the 192-mile route, while also volunteering and presenting the Franklin Water Stop.

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