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24 Hours of Booty

July 24-25th 7:00 pm- 7:00 pm

24 Hours of Booty, presented by the Levine Cancer Institute is back for the 14th annual 24-hour bike ride on the Booty Loop in Charlotte!  Our event HQ, also known as “Bootyville” will be held at Queens University and Myers Park Traditional School. The 3-mile Booty Loop runs through Myers Park Neighborhood.  The community event hosts over 1,200 riders and will raise funds for the Levine Cancer Institute, LIVESTRONGFoundation, Keep Pounding Foundation, WindRiver Cancer Wellness Retreats and the Brain Tumor Fund of the Carolinas.

Karma yoga (Sanskrit: कर्म योग), (also known as Buddhi Yoga) or the “discipline of action” is based on the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, a sacred Sanskrit scripture of Hinduism. Of the four paths to realization, Karma Yoga is the science of achieving perfection in action. Selfless action and service to others are emphasized in this type of yoga. Karma Yoga is selfless service unto humanity. If you have a favorite charity, that you would like to see Be Yoga feature, please email Michelle Seymour, michelle@beyogaclt.com.

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24 Hours of Booty raises more than $2.5 million each year to support cancer survivorship and wellness programs. By supporting 24 Hours of Booty, you are funding programs like wellness and exercise programs, cancer navigators, support groups, scholarships for survivors and more.

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Saturday 8/22 at 2pm Join Grace Milsap for a Powerful Flow Donation Class at Be Yoga Dilworth. Click to sign up and donate!

About 24 Hours of Booty

A movement to fund cancer survivorship and navigation programs.

24 Hours of Booty is the premier organization for integrating community cancer fundraising and cycling to engage communities in support of cancer survivorship and navigation programs.

We support and raise funds for local and national cancer organizations by conducting safe, fun and family-friendly bicycling events for all abilities.

Our goal is to grow participation and fundraising by increasing the number of quality events held in communities worldwide.

It’s summer! Even if you didn’t have a calendar you would know summer is in full force in our community because of the many outdoor events taking advantage of the longer days and easygoing, good feeling in the air. One of these outdoor events this month just happens to be our karma yoga partner for July and August! We’re excited to be partnering with the 24 Hours of Booty organization again and eager to support their mission of integrating cancer fundraising and cycling to engage communities in support of cancer research and programs.

24 Hours of Booty is a 24-hour cycling event series that increases public awareness, funds, and support for LIVESTRONG and local cancer organizations. Since its inception in 2002, this non-profit organization has seen over 13,000 riders raise more than 13 million dollars to help fight cancer. The 24 Hours of Booty organization works hard to grow participation and fundraising by increasing the number of quality events held in communities worldwide. Although the organization is headquartered in Charlotte and started here, there are now 24 Hours of Booty events in Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Columbia. A 24 Hours of Booty event brings together cyclists of all abilities and unites people who are passionate about fighting cancer. Held on a traffic-free loop, 24 Hours of Booty raises vital funds for local and national cancer charities. Local organizations include the Levine Cancer Institute, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, and Ulman Cancer Fund.
Charlotte’s Myers Park neighborhood is home to the original Booty Loop. In partnership with presenting sponsor, Levine Cancer Institute, 24 Hours of Booty Charlotte will celebrate its thirteenth year and host 1,200 riders who will raise more than $1.2 million for cancer research and survivorship. This year the event will be held from 7pm on Friday July 24th to 7pm on Saturday July 25th. Riders fundraise and can ride as much or as little as they want during the event. The simple joy of riding a bike, listening and sharing stories about why others ride, and having the feeling of community and power is a special thing indeed, whether a cyclist or not. For more information, here is the 24 Hours of Booty website – http://www.24hoursofbooty.org. There’s also still time to sign up to ride or volunteer. If you do, keep an eye out for our karma program manager Michelle Seymour – she will be wearing a custom Be Yoga cycling shirt during the event!