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St. Albert students ride for cancer research

Students at Bellerose Composite High School in St. Albert started their 13th annual bikeathon for cancer research on Wednesday.
St. Albert students started a 48-hour stationary bike ride Wednesday to raise money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation and the Kids Cancer Foundation. The cause hit home for one student whose father was diagnosed with cancer in the past year. 1:16

Students at Bellerose Composite High School in St. Albert started their 13th annual bikeathon for cancer research on Wednesday.

They will take turns on stationary bikes and will pedal for 48 hours without stopping.

Over the past 12 years, the event has raised $1,553,868.57.

CBC video producer Rick Bremness was there for the kick off.

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