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Share the Lobo Cancer Challenge:

We Can Challenge Cancer Together!

The Lobo Cancer Challenge is a fundraising event to help ensure that the people of New Mexico have access to world-class cancer care and treatments based on the most advanced cancer research. Become a Challenger — ride with us in the 25-, 50-, or 100-mile bike rides, or run or walk in the 5K. Every dollar raised by our Challengers goes to support pilot programs for research and support services for patients at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center— because no one should have to face cancer alone.

How Can I Get Involved?

Register today to raise funds with your commitment to ride, run or walk. Donate to a Challenger. Give of your time as a volunteer, or sponsor part of the event. Bring along your family, team, company and community, because cancer affects us all. See all of the ways you can be a part of the Lobo Cancer Challenge.

Great Outcomes from the 2017 Inaugural Challenge:

Thank you and kudos to everyone who came together to make the first Challenge such a success! Together, we raised $164,000 to challenge cancer for the people of New Mexico. View program totals and highlights from the first-ever Lobo Cancer Challenge.

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Where’s My Team?

Whether you want to join a team, bring back last year’s team, or start a new team, it all begins with registration. The registration process will take you to a team search if needed.

  • View instructions for starting a team and other team guidelines here.

  • Last year’s Team Captain may reinstate their team so that everyone can get back on board! See instructions at link above.

At any time on the site, you may use the “Find a Challenger” link at the top of the page, where you may also search for a team.


Sponsor Spotlight

Our first-ever Presenting Sponsor, Blake's Lotaburger, returns this year! They even fed everyone their awesome breakfast burritos! Thank you to Blake's, whose generosity is integral to the success of the Lobo Cancer Challenge.

Please help us thank our sponsors by supporting their businesses and letting them know you appreciate their efforts on behalf of our community.

How Do I Raise Funds?

We’ve put together fundraising tips, tools and ideas to help you get going. It includes a complete guide to working with your own online Fundraising Page, which is included with your registration. Following these guidelines can help to increase your fundraising effectiveness.

More Questions?

We bet our FAQ page has you covered.


Top Individuals ^^
  1 -  Burke Gurney ($720.00)
  2 -  Sandy Gold ($575.00)
  3 -  Cheryl Willman ($575.00)
  4 -  Marilee Petranovich ($425.00)
  5 -  Sean O'Neill ($325.00)
  6 -  Matthew Fero ($300.00)
  7 -  Rae Ann Paden ($140.00)
  8 -  Heloisa Soares ($140.00)
  9 -  Michael Bush ($100.00)
  10 -  Mike Hussey ($100.00)
Top Teams ^^
  1 -  Willman Cancer Fighters ($575.00)
  2 -  Heme Team ($490.00)
  3 -  Team Petranovich ($475.00)
  4 -  Camp Enchantment ($475.00)
  5 -  The CaC Pack ($170.00)
  6 -  GI cancer research team ($140.00)
  7 -  RIO Cycling Club ($100.00)
  8 -  Mike's Team (Reifsteck) ($90.00)
  9 -  Pedal It Forward ($50.00)