How much does it cost to ride in the Pan-Mass Challenge?
$1,000 to $6,000
PMC 2021 routes and minimums range from $1,000 to $6,000 – view the routes and minimums by map or by chart. Choose a route that fits your schedule, cycling ability and fundraising capacity.
What time does Pan-Mass Challenge start?
9 AM EST
New for 2021, the PMC will offer a 100-mile loop on Sunday: the Wellesley Century! Also new, riders can choose a Sunday 25 or 50-mile route that starts in either Wellesley or Foxboro….2021 Registration Dates.
|Heavy Hitters (2019 or 2020)||January 5 (9 AM EST)|
|Alumni||January 12 (9 AM EST)|
|Open||January 19 (9 AM EST)|
Is the Pan-Mass Challenge Virtual?
A Virtual Rider is an individual who does not ride, but supports the PMC’s mission by fundraising. Virtual Riders have no minimum commitment but are encouraged to fundraise to the best of their ability.
Where does the Pan-Mass Challenge go?
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
The PMC’s mission is to raise funds for cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 100% of every rider-raised dollar goes directly to Dana-Farber.
How many people ride in the Pan-Mass Challenge?
Each summer, thousands of riders and volunteers from 43 states and 12 countries participate in the PMC, all with a common goal: to find a cure for cancer. 100 percent of all rider-raised funds go directly to cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.
How many miles is the Pan Am Challenge?
The PMC offers 16 fully supported routes – from 25 to 211 miles – with different levels of cycling ability, fundraising capacity and logistics. Alternatively, you can reimagine your PMC as a self-supported ride when and where it’s convenient for you.
Why is it called Pan-Mass Challenge?
The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) is a fundraising bike-a-thon started in 1980 by Billy Starr to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute via the Jimmy Fund….Pan-Mass Challenge.
|Purpose||Fundraising for cancer research and care|
How many riders does PMC have?
The two-day, 211-mile bike-a-thon that raises money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brought together more than 6,000 riders to cycle across Massachusetts for the first time since August 2019.
Is the Pan-Mass Challenge tax deductible?
Pan-Massachusetts Challenge Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1982, and donations are tax-deductible.
How much did the PMC raise in 2021?
On November 3, our largest single contributor, the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), the nation’s single most successful athletic fundraiser, announced their record-breaking 2021 fundraising total—an outstanding $64 million raised in support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, far exceeding its 2021 fundraising goal.
How many people do the Pan-Mass Challenge?
Pan-Mass Challenge 2021: More than 6,000 riders cycle across Massachusetts for first time in 2 years.
How much has the Jimmy Fund raised?
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, the PMC has raised more than $114 million for Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.
Where does the Jimmy Fund money go?
The Jimmy Fund raises vital funds to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber exclusively. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer. The Jimmy Fund has: Raised millions of dollars since 1948.
Is the Jimmy Fund legit?
Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund has received a 4-star rating (highest possible) from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, recognizing our prudent financial management and low cost of funds raised.
Who runs the Jimmy Fund?
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute appointed Boston Red Sox President/CEO Emeritus Larry Lucchino as Chairman of the Jimmy Fund in 2016. Lucchino is a longtime supporter, leader, Trustee, and patient of Dana-Farber, which twice helped save his life from cancer over the last 30 years.