Pelotonia 2014 Registration Open 



Anyone wanting to participate in Pelotonia 14 as a rider, virtual rider or volunteer should visit and sign up for this year’s tour, to be held Aug. 8-10. Riders may choose from routes of varying distances, with the longest extending from Columbus to Gambier, Ohio, home to Kenyon College. There also will be second-day return routes for those who wish to ride farther.

Visit the Pelotonia website shown above for details and online forms for registering as an adult (16 or older), as a minor (those of ages 14 or 15 may ride the 25- or 50-mile routes), as a virtual rider or as a volunteer. Riders must agree to raise the amount of funds specified for their chosen route. Thanks to generous event sponsors, all money raised by riders, virtual riders and donors will go directly to cancer research at the OSUCCC – James.

Pelotonia 13 drew a record 6,723 riders from 41 states and nine countries, as well as 3,451 virtual riders and more than 2,300 volunteers. The event raised a record $19,007,104, boosting the five-year total for this grassroots event to more than $61 million. Questions? Contact Karl Koon, director of development/Pelotonia at the OSUCCC – James, at


The Pelotonia Fellowship Program at Ohio State provides two-year research fellowships to promising postdoctoral candidates from any discipline – from the traditional sciences to such fields as history, business, engineering and humanities – who want to help cure cancer.

The fellowships pay a competitive annual stipend based on National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines for postdoctoral fellows. Applications, which are due three times per year, are scored on:

    •     Applicant strengths and research potential (emphasis is given to clinical                       fellows and to applicants who received their doctorate within the past year
          and will be new to Ohio State, or who have been at the university less                       than one year, and who have the potential to become independent scientists);

    •     Mentor/adviser qualifications and training record;

    •     Innovativeness and impact of the project on cancer research.

For more information, including eligibility guidelines and an application, visit and click on Postdoctoral Fellowships,
or send an email to 


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