August 6, 2004 – New York, NY Help celebrate the completion of the Tour of Hope Team’s cross-country journey across America this October, with a 25-30 mile recreational fundraising ride. You can be one of 1,500 people to go the distance for cancer research in Washington, D.C. on the morning of Saturday, October 9th! Following the recreational ride, join Lance Armstrong, the Tour of Hope Team, and special guests at the grand finale event on the Ellipse, open to the public. The ride route is being finalized with the National Park Service and other jurisdictions–more details are coming soon. All of the funds raised during the Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope will benefit cancer research through the Lance Armstrong Foundation. To learn more about the ride and how to register, visit www.tourofhope.org.