On Sunday, October 4th Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey took to the roads of Maine for the Dempsey Challenge. Dempsey, a Maine native founded the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine (also the hospital where he was born.) The center was founded in honor of his mother (pictured above) who is a cancer survivor. Along with Patrick participating in the event was George Hincapie known as a key domestique of Lance Armstrong, having been the only rider to assist Armstrong in all seven of his Tour de France victories.
Dempsey took part in the 50 mile bike portion of the event. The event raised over $1 million for his center.