PTC Newsletter – 7/1/17



Beating the odds – Craig’s story

Craig¬†Stiegemeier is Team Captain of ABB Power and is riding in his 4th Pedal the Cause this year. Craig was diagnosed with¬†Stage IV metastatic melanoma in 2012 and beat the odds thanks to the the expert panel of doctors at Siteman Cancer Center who used “out of the box” treatments. Funding this innovative, cutting-edge research has become Craig’s passion! ¬†Watch Craig’s story here, and know that your participation in Pedal the Cause is funding new treatment breakthroughs and helping cancer patients beat the odds.




Today is the last day of EARLY BIRD pricing
Now is the time to lock in our lowest fundraising rates of the season, before rates go up at 11:59pm on July 1.

TODAY РJuly 1 Рis also the deadline to Bring a Friend and you will each earn a $50 credit toward your fundraising. Learn more about our Bring a Friend promotion here. 


July 14th deadline for custom team jerseys
The deadline to order custom team jerseys through our partner Primal is quickly approaching!¬†Have your order finalized by July 14th¬†to have your jerseys in time for the event. Primal will donate 15% of your order price back to your team’s Pedal the Cause fundraising! Learn more here.

Win 15 FREE Team Jerseys! Primal is also hosting an exciting¬†Jersey Contest¬†this year for any team that does a custom jersey design, no matter where it was produced!¬†Entries must also be in by July 14th,¬†don’t miss out on the chance to¬†win $1500 in free jerseys!
Learn more here.

You can also create unique team merchandise through our partner Advantage Promotional Group. 10% of your order for team apparel (t-shirts, pullovers, hats, etc) will be donated back to your team’s Pedal the Cause fundraising! Learn more about team apparel here.



Win a BMW X5!
EARN chances to win a BMW X5* from our friends at Autohaus BMW just by signing up for Pedal the Cause and fundraising!

You will earn a chance each time when you:

     1. Reach your fundraising commitment by July 1
For every $500 you raise, earn a chance to win
     3. Bring a Friend, earn a chance to win!

There is NO LIMIT to the amount of chances to win you can earn!  Read all the details of the contest here.

*Drawing is for a 2-year lease on a new 2017 BMW X5.



Important PTC Dates
July 1, 2017
Early Bird Deadline

Fundraising Rates Increase!

August 4, 2017
A World Without Cancer Day
Dine & Shop Out for PTC

August 9, 2017
PTC Night at the Ballpark
Get your tickets here!

Sept. 23 & 24, 2017
Pedal the Cause Weekend
Chesterfield Amphitheater


Partner & Team Events
July 15, 2017
Power Up Cycling Time Trial

Tour de France Party & PTC Fundraiser

July 15, 2017
1pm CycleBar Ride for Team Edward Jones
CycleBar Chesterfield

July 16, 2017
Tour de Sharks
Rumble to the River

July 23, 2017
1pm CycleBar Ride for Team Gyn Onc Teal on Wheels 
Creve Coeur


Featured Sponsor

Thank you to Spire, the official Start Finish Line Sponsor of PTC 2017! Spire will be there when you triumphantly roll across the finish line this year, presenting you with your very own Pedal the Cause medal!

Since 2013, Team Spire has raised almost $73,000 for cancer research…consider us inspired!


Featured Rider

Meet Luke!
Luke is one of KMOV Steve Harris’ Heroes… and one of ours too!

Luke was diagnosed with acute T-Cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma back in 2014, and has since thrived through a long and difficult treatment.

Luke is doing well, playing all the sports he enjoys and ready to ride in this year’s Ameren Kids Challenge. ¬†He is once again the Ride for a Child kiddo for Team Edward Jones, who will be riding in his honor this year.

Watch Steve Harris’ recent piece on¬†Luke¬†here!


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