Patrick’s Ride 2016
Raising money to help children and families with cancer
Because of Hurricane Matthew, Patrick's Ride has been rescheduled for Saturday, Nov.5. The ride will start at Memorial Health Rincon .
Patrick’s Ride, raises money to benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center.
Our Grateful Patient this year is Masie. Read more about this remarkable 8-year-old girl.
Patrick Booton, the ride's founder and a retired medical physicist, passed away this summer. He is our inspiration for this year's ride. We will remember Patrick and do what he would have wanted - live every day to the fullest.
A champion of cancer survivorship, Patrick, retired in 2010 from the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute after 25 years as a medical physicist. He played a role in helping many people of all ages battle cancer. He has also had own battles with cancer – twice.
A team of about 60 riders has accepted the challenge to ride from Savannah to Augusta in a day on Saturday, Nov. 5. Riders must maintain a speed of 17-18 mph on a course with varied terrain including hills and raise a minimum of $100 each.
For more information, please contact Anne Cordeiro at 912-350-8934.