Laredoan participating in 70-day fundraiser

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A road trip for one Laredoan is taking her from central Texas to Canda, but she is not making the trip by car.

Nicole Wong is a college student from Laredo and she’s joined an annual cycling fundraiser called The Texas 4000.

Nicole is still riding and is one of 70 riders participating in the 70 day journey from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska.

This is an annual event focusing on raising cancer prevention and early detection awareness.

The fundraiser is in its 14th year and aims to raise funds for research centers such as MD Anderson.

The group is helping to fund cancer research.

You can make a donation through their website at .

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