ENCINITAS, Calif. – After riding 200 miles for three days, hundreds of cyclists crossed the Tour de Pink finish line at the South Ponto Beach in Encinitas Sunday.
Cyclists ranged from breast cancer surgeons, to survivors, and their families and friends. People also came from out of state to participate in the Tour de Pink race that began in Santa Barbara.
The sixth annual fundraising event of the Young Survival Coalition, an organization dedicated to young women with breast cancer, is 3-day bike ride to bring awareness and support for women under 40 diagnosed with breast cancer.
According to YSC, there are more than 250,000 women currently in the U.S. who were diagnosed with breast cancer before they turned 41.
Tour de Pink is the largest cycling fundraiser for breast cancer in the country.