Thursday, August 18, 2011

RONA MS Bike Tour This Weekend - August 21 -Niagara Region

RONA MS Bike Tour This Weekend - August 21

Niagara Region

WHAT: 600 cyclists will ride 40 km or 75 km through the Niagara Region as part of the RONA MS Bike Tours, North America's largest cycling series.

The Tour, which is expected to raise $450,000 in pledges for MS research and services, begins at King's Bridge Park in Chippawa and continues through the Niagara Region and along the Niagara Parkway, finishing back at the park. Cyclists have the option of riding either a 40 km or 75 km route.

More information is available at
WHEN: Sunday August 21
WHERE: King's Bridge Park (7870 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls)
WHY: Proceeds will help provide services for people with MS and their families, as well as fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of multiple sclerosis. One of the MS Society of Canada's most important annual events, this pledge-based fundraising initiative raises valuable funds for MS research and client services. Participants include individual riders, corporate teams, and teams made up of friends and family joining together to help end MS.
Top Fundraisers, team captains and those living with MS

MS Champions, cyclists who live with MS
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Ontario Division)

(416) 677-5784

About multiple sclerosis and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

• Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, often disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord, and it is the most common neurological disease of young adults in Canada.

• Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40, and the unpredictable effects of MS last a lifetime.

• The MS Society provides services to people with MS and their families and funds research to find the cause, treatment and cure.

Please visit to make a donation or for more information.

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