GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (CBS4)– Dozens participated in a 12-hour spin-a-thon to help families with children fighting cancer on Friday.
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.READ MORE: George Pollard, High School Basketball Coach, Accused Of Sexual Assault
Brent’s Place was started by the Eley family when their son, Brent, was battling cancer. He died from complications after a transplant.READ MORE: Colorado Weather Experts Urge Drivers To 'Look Before You Lock'
His dad took part in the ride on Friday.
“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.MORE NEWS: Man Shot, Killed After Entering Douglas County Home With Gun
Supporters hoped to raise at least $100,000 for Brent’s Place.