Calhoun Ride and Walk on June 9

The Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk will be held June 9 and it has been announced dermatologists will be offering free skin cancer screenings during and after the event.

Here's all the information:

To help fight skin cancer, UConn Health Center Dermatologists are offering FREE skin cancer screenings during and after the Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk. Coach Calhoun himself has had multiple bouts with skin cancer and is encouraging everyone to get checked.

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012

Time: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Where: Simsbury Performing Arts Center, 22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury

The Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk will bring together thousands of riders, walkers, and spectators to raise money for the University of Connecticut Health Center's Carol and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, "Coaches vs. Cancer" and the fight against this deadly disease.

There will be a 5K walk as well as rides of varying lengths -- 10, 25, 50 and 75 miles -- and varying skill levels. At the conclusion of the ride and walk, there will be great food and live music for all participants and their guests.

To find out more or to register, visit: www.calhounridewalk.com or call 860-674-1500. Advanced registration is suggested for the ride and walk, though walk-ups are welcom


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