"The “Neuroblastoma Ninjas” will be one team vying to raise money for cancer research at this weekend’s Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride at Jefferson Elementary School.
This Sunday will feature the 11th annual running of the Franklin kids ride, an event that has raised more than $370,000 over the course of its existence.
The Ninjas team, which first rode in the event four years ago, was started in honor of local resident Noah Smith. Graydon Smith, Noah’s father, said the team was first known as “Noah’s Ninjas.”
“When (Noah) was first diagnosed with Neuroblastoma at age 10, his sister created and led the team,” he said. “Noah was in no condition to ride the first year but, in the second year, he did ride six miles - he had to take stops to get oxygen.”Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
|PMC Franklin Kids Ride - Sunday, June 11|
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