The annual 24 Hours of Booty charity cycling event broke records this summer with its 15th Annual 24 Hours of Booty presented by Levine Cancer Institute.
More than $1.67 million has been raised to date from the event, for a 15-year total of $16 million, organizers said in a statement. The event, held July 20-30, had more than 1,200 registered participants from 26 states.
The top team, Libstrong/Drew’s Crew, raised $177,652.
“Many thanks to our amazing community of riders, family members, spectators and neighbors for their participation, energy and excitement in coming together to fight as one against cancer,” said Mallory Walsh, executive director of 24 Hours of Booty.
“We also appreciate the continued support of Levine Cancer Institute, the Myers Park neighborhood, Myers Park Traditional School, Queens University of Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Together, our community of supporters and participants is making a tremendous impact in supporting cancer survivorship and navigation programs locally and nationally.”
The event was supported by more than 300 volunteers and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department representatives were stationed along the course at all times. Beneficiaries include:Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, the Keep Pounding Fund, Brain Tumor Fund of the Carolinas, Hendrick Marrow Program, Wind River Cancer Retreats, GoJenGo Foundation and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.