Stories tagged with: Pelotonia

August 5, 2013 - 6:00pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Dr. Brad Brautigan of Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville is riding over 100 miles in the Pelotonia ride this weekend in honor of his former employee, Rita Church, who passed away from cancer in 2010.

"She was a long time employee here at orthopaedic associates," said Brautigan. "She fought cancer for years. We were all witness to that, and she fought hard."

Brautigan says Rita is the reason he started riding in the first place and has been doing so ever...

April 23, 2012 - 4:45pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

An area family is doing their part to support cancer research...

Kelli McVay and her family formed The Hope Pedalers, a team who rides in the Pelotonia bike race to raise money for the James Cancer Center in Columbus. For McVay and her family, the race is personal.

"It's really a family effort, and it really goes back to my aunt Connie, who has more strength than any of us, who's fighting this terrible disease, and there's just so many people who get involved with the...

August 21, 2010 - 4:49pm
6 years 1 week ago

A 2010 Pelotonia bike rider is dead following an accident in Hocking County.

It happened around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of State Routes 180 and 374.

The Athens Post of the State Highway Patrol says a state trooper was directing traffic at the intersection and motioned for 57-year-old Ervin Blackstone to stop his pick-up truck. It says Blackstone continued driving and struck 57-year-old Michelle Kazlausky, who was on her bike. Kazlausky was transported to Hocking Valley...

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