Hundreds Of Cyclists Will Ride To Benefit Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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More than 900 cyclists are setting out to raise $1,000,000 toward a world free of MS by riding up to 175 miles over two days. Bike MS: Bike to the Bay will depart from Dover on Saturday, October 13 and conclude at Rehoboth Beach. The ride features several route options and gives all participants the chance to experience the scenic, flat farmlands and beautiful beaches of lower Delaware. Those that wish to will make the return trip on Sunday, October 14.

“Bike MS is an experience grounded in camaraderie that brings together cyclists of all levels for one reason – to create a world free of MS,” said Kevin Moffitt, President, National MS Society, Greater Delaware Valley. “Funds raised from this event support cutting-edge MS research as well as programs and services for people living with MS in this community.”

Bike MS: Bike to the Bay is one of nearly 80 rides across the country hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year, more than 80,000 people are expected to participate in Bike MS nationwide.

Primal and The Pickle Juice Company are Premier National Sponsors of Bike MS. Primal is also the official National Cycling Apparel Sponsor and sponsors “I Ride with MS,” a special program recognizing Bike MS cyclists living with the disease. Bike MS: Bike to the Bay is presented locally by Discover Bank.

WHEN/WHERE
Saturday, October 13, 2018
75/100-mile Start:
DelTech Terry Campus
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19904

7 a.m.
50-mile Start:
Lake Forest Central Elementary School Rest Stop
5424 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943

11 a.m.
20-mile Start:
26077 Cave Neck Rd
Milton, DE 19968

1 p.m.
Finish Line/Sunday, October 14, 2018 Start:
Delaware Seashore Campground
39415 Inlet Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

WHY BIKE MS: Bike MS brings people together as individuals and as teams to conquer a challenge and share an unforgettable experience with friends, family and coworkers—while raising money to make a difference in the lives of people affected by MS.

PARTICIPATION/ VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION: bikeMS.org, 855-372-1331 or fundraisingsupport@nmss.org.

To see what Bike MS is like, check out this video: https://youtu.be/9yzv6GOz8oA

Source: National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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