COLUMBUS, Ohio - Organizers of an annual bicycle ride to benefit cancer research in central Ohio have raised some $15 million.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that 6,200 riders and some 3,000 "virtual riders" who donated are part of this year's Pelotonia fundraiser.
The field covered distances Saturday ranging from 25 miles to 100 miles. Riders have the option of going up to another 80 miles Sunday.
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was among those riding Saturday. Funds go to the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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