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Larkin Hoffman MS 150 Bike Tour set for June 8 to 10

April 2, 2007

Contact: Emily Wilson

MINNEAPOLIS—The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter will hold its annual Larkin Hoffman MS 150 Bike Tour presented by GMAC ResCap June 8 to 10. Participants will ride from Proctor, near Duluth, to the National Sports Center in the Twin Cities in the two-day, 150-mile bike tour to help fight multiple sclerosis.

Participants who register before Tuesday, May 8, receive $10 off registration. After May 8, the registration fee is $45. The minimum pledge is $300. This year the Minnesota Chapter anticipates that approximately 3,000 participants will raise more than $2 million help support MS research and programs to help people living with MS in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

The event is fully supported and noncompetitive. Cyclists spend the night at Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley. Rest stops with snacks, beverages, bicycle mechanics and first aid are located every seven to 15 miles. During the event, cyclists enjoy meals, evening entertainment, indoor and outdoor camping and shuttles to select hotels.

For more information or to register, visit http://www.ms150.com/ or call 612-335-7900 or 1-800-FIGHT-MS.


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