Coach Jim Calhoun, Rebecca Lobo, coaches and a number of Coach
Calhoun's former players will be riding and walking on Saturday, June 9th in
the Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk.
Over 1,000 riders and walkers expected.
Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk presented by CIGNA and the law firm of RisCassi & Davis is an annual
statewide event of Coach Calhoun's to benefit The Carole and Ray Neag
Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center and
Coaches vs. Cancer.
year's event is dedicated to Rebecca Lobo's mother, RuthAnn Lobo who lost her
17 year battle to breast cancer last summer.
Rebecca Lobo and her entire family will be walking the 5K distance. She
has invited anyone who would like to walk to walk with her.
ride and walk is open to everyone. There will be non-competitive rides of 10,
25, 50 and 75 miles, with riders participating from across the Northeast, and a
5K walk. The event also includes great food, family activities and live music.
The UConn Health Center Department of Dermatology will also offer free skin
cancer screenings from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.