KUSA - Even though more than 2,000 cyclists have already crossed the finish line at the annual Courage Classic, the race to raise money for children continues.
Courage Classic riders raised $2.24 million for Children's Hospital Colorado. The money helps with research efforts, financial assistance for patients and support for their families. Organizers say it's not too late to give.
Children's Hospital Colorado continues the fundraising aspect of the bike race through Saturday, Aug. 31. To donate, visit: http://bit.ly/15Eq7Qq.
Donations will help kids like 6-year-old Cash McCandless, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in October.
"We really are fortunate to have the rock star team that we have," Cash's mom Shelly McCandless said about the staff members who have helped her at Children's Hospital.
In a recent checkup, McCandless found out that her son's cancer had spread to his lumbar. The family doesn't know how many more months of chemotherapy Cash will need. But McCandless believes her daily motto will carry her through.
"Everyday we're going to laugh," she said. "Everyday we're going to stay positive. And we're going to stay in the moment."
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