GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (CBS4)– Dozens participated in a 12-hour spin-a-thon to help families with children fighting cancer on Friday.

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At the Greenwood Athletic Club, the spinners were pedaling to raise money for Brent’s Place, which offers long-term housing to families and children with cancer or other life threatening illnesses.

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Brent’s Place was started by the Eley family when their son, Brent, was battling cancer. He died from complications after a transplant.

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His dad took part in the ride on Friday.

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“Brent taught us spirit and courage, and Brent taught us what families need when they go through this process of bone marrow transplant,” said Donn Eely.

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Supporters hoped to raise at least $100,000 for Brent’s Place.

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