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25th Anniversary Bike MS:
Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride
June 25-26
Accept the Challenge!
Be a part of the historic 25th Anniversary Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride and join thousands of cyclists as they pedal throughout beautiful Cache Valley the weekend of June 25-26. The annual event benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter raising awareness and funds for critical research and local programs and services. Bike MS is the largest two-day organized cycling event in Utah benefiting people with MS in Utah and Southern Idaho.
“Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride is a fun and purposeful weekend,” said Chapter Vice President of Community Development Becky Woolley. “When Bike MS started here 25 years ago we had 100 cyclists and there were no MS specific treatments. Today we have 3,000 riders and seven disease-modifying therapies as well as more potential drugs in the pipeline than at any other time in history. While we still have miles to go until there is a world free of MS, events like this make new treatments possible and one day, a cure.”
The annual ride brings together a mix of cyclists from those seeking a personal challenge to those who enjoy the camaraderie of creating a team or riding with friends to the many touched by multiple sclerosis.
Participants aim to meet a personal fundraising goal (minimum $250) as well as ride 40, 75 or 100-miles with the option of riding up to 175-miles over the course of the two days. The ride is fully supported with rest stops, sag wagons, bike mechanics, and catered meals.
Logan’s Cache Valley Fairgrounds is the start and finish of the routes that wind through the valley including parts of Idaho. The Fairgrounds is the base for all festivities including the Mountain America Team Village that will include bike and safety demos, live music, a dunking booth, kids zone and participant contests.
Accept the challenge today and kick-start your summer into a fun gear!
What:
25th Anniversary Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride
When:
Saturday, June 25 – Sunday, June 26; Ride begins at 7 a.m. both days
Where:
Routes start and end both days at the Cache Valley Fairgrounds
500 West 400 South, Logan, Utah 84321
How:
Sign-up in advance (www.bikemsutah.org or call 800-344-4867, option 2) or the day of at the fairgrounds. There is a registration fee of $50 or $60 day of ride. Participants also are required to meet the minimum fundraising goal of $250.
Bike MS is proudly supported by the following sponsors: Harmons Grocery, Mountain America Credit Union, Simmons Media Group (X96, Mix 107.9, Movin’ 100.7), Salt Lake Magazine, Bingham Cyclery, Powerade, Blackbottoms Cyclewear, Fed-Ex, Bad Ass Coffee, University Guest House, Pure Protein, EMD Serono, Specialized Bikes
About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter
MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn’t. The Society addresses the challenges of each person affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, collaborating with MS organizations around the world, and providing programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.
MS is an unpredictable often disabling disease of the central nervous system. It interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and the brain with the body. It stops people from moving. Every hour someone is newly diagnosed with more than 2.1 million people worldwide and 400,000 Americans.
Learn more about MS at www.cureMSutah.org or www.cureMSidaho.org or call
1-800-FIGHT-MS (344-4867).

 

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