Cyclists complete cross country trek to fight multiple myeloma

New Canaan: The grand finale of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation’s Road to Victories seven-week, cross-country cycling event took place on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Jennings Beach in Fairfield, where crowds of supporters gathered to celebrate and cheer on the riders. The 3,400-mile coast-to-coast ride began on Sunday, Sept. 3, in Manhattan Beach, Calif. The team of cyclists encompassed patients, loved ones and supporters — all personally impacted by multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer.

Sponsored by Janssen Oncology, the Road to Victories endurance event has raised nearly $410,000 — and counting — for myeloma research, as well as broadened awareness and community support, the MMRF reported on Oct.

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