Cancer Miracle Tour of SC

Update: We did it! We raised more than $5,000 for the National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

I’m celebrating life and raising money for cancer research. In the fall of 2015, the T-cell Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in my body was advancing so rapidly, I couldn’t walk. I was hospitalized for five weeks, and very close to death. I knew — and my doctors knew — I needed a miracle.  (You can read blogposts at the bottom.)

With the prayers and support of my family and friends at NewSpring Church, and the world-class treatment I received at MUSC in Charleston, God showed me incredible grace and displayed his supernatural power to heal.

On the two-year anniversary of my successful stem cell transplant, I’m attempting a two-week, 930-mile road biking Tour of South Carolina between June 27 and July 10.  You can follow my progress with the hashtag #CancerMiracleTourSC on Instagram ( and Facebook  (

JOIN ME to celebrate God’s love, offer hope to cancer survivors, and support cancer research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

I plan to ride + or - 70 miles a day, with stops at each of NewSpring Church’s 14 locations across South Carolina.

Stage One: Wednesday June 27 - Completed!
Anderson to Spartanburg 
Total Miles 56.8

Stage Two: Thursday June 28 - Completed!
Spartanburg to Rock Hill 
Total Miles: 64

Stage Three: Friday June 29 - Completed!
Rock Hill to Northeast Columbia
Total Miles: 70

Stage Four: Saturday June 30 - Completed!
Northeast Columbia to Florence
Total miles: 75

Stage Five: Sunday July 1 - Completed!
Florence to Myrtle Beach
Total Miles 70

Stage Six. Monday July 2 - Completed!
Myrtle Beach to Moncks Corner
Total Miles: 103

Stage Seven: Tuesday July 3 - Completed!
Mocks Corner to North Charleston
Total Miles: 42

Rest Day - Wednesday - July 4 - Completed!

Stage Eight: Thursday July 5 - Completed!
North Charleston to Bluffton
Total miles 95 miles

Stage Nine: Friday July 6 - Completed!
Bluffton to Hampton
Total miles 59

Stage 10: Saturday July 7 - Completed!
Hampton to Aiken
Total Miles 76

Stage 11: Sunday July 8 - Completed!
Aiken to Columbia
Total Miles 63

Stage 12: Monday July 9 - Completed!
Columbia to Greenwood
Total Miles 68

Stage 13: Tuesday July 10 - Completed!
Greenwood to Anderson via Clemson
Total Miles: 88.

Total 930

If you want to read, in real time, how I was processing through cancer ... The links are live on GoFundMe's web site version.

Learning to hang inside a hug in midair  (Jan 2016)
Dr. Who? My cancer expert sent from heaven . (Jan 2016)
My last chemo or the end of the world as we know it.  (Jan 2016)
My own cancer moonshot. (Feb. 2016)
My body is failing me and that's a good thing.  (March 2016)
Please don't call me a cancer fighter (April 2016)
I'm spending the summer in Charleston, and there's only one problem with that  (April 2016)
The cancer lottery and playing to win  (June 2016)
What am I waiting for?  (July 2016)
Acting the miracle  (July 2017)

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  • Scott and Tiffany Taylor 
    • $100 
    • 14 mos
  • Katerina Nicolaou  
    • $50 
    • 14 mos
  • Heidi Williams 
    • $25 
    • 14 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 14 mos
  • Stephen and Anna Jones 
    • $305 
    • 14 mos


Nicholas Charalambous 
Anderson, SC
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
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