Local Survivors Ride to Support Lymphoma Research

Lymphoma Research Ride cofounder Christine Cheson and rider Geoff Grubbs share a laugh before the ride kickoff on September 30 in Dickerson, Maryland. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

Lymphoma Research Ride cofounder Dr. Bruce Cheson and Globe Union Group president and CEO Michael Werner. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

Lymphoma Research Ride cofounder Dr. Bruce Cheson taking to the hills of Montgomery County, Maryland, for the sixth annual ride.
Lymphoma Research Ride cofounder Dr. Bruce Cheson taking to the hills of Montgomery County, Maryland, for the sixth annual ride.

Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

Ride veteran and lymphoma patient Lisa Taverna gets ready for the ride kickoff. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

A rider high-fives an event volunteer as he reaches the finish line of the sixth annual Lymphoma Research Ride. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

Two riders sport their respective reasons for participating in this year’s ride. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

More than 300 riders line up for the start of the Lymphoma Research Ride. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

Riders cycle along a street in Montgomery County. This year’s event raised more than $500,000 for lymphoma research. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

A group of riders pass through a town in Montgomery County. Riders participated in either a 25- or a 50-mile bike course. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

Scott Thuman, senior political reporter and anchor for WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8, takes a break at a rest stop along the 25-mile route. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8 senior political reporter Scott Thuman, Lymphoma Research Foundation CEO Diane Blum, and Lymphoma Research Ride cofounder Dr. Bruce Cheson smile for a group photo before the start of the ride. Photograph by Lymphoma Research Foundation

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