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Nearly 1,000 ride in one-day bike tour to fight multiple sclerosis

May 17, 2007

Contact: Emily Wilson

MINNEAPOLIS Saturday May 12, nearly 1,000 cyclists participated in the 12th annual Allianz MS 60/30 Bike Tour, a one-day, 30- or 60-mile bike tour that started and ended at the Maplewood Community Center in Maplewood, Minn. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter anticipates that participants raised more than $200,000 to help fund multiple sclerosis research and programs and services for people affected by MS in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

The Minnesota Chapter would like to thank the following sponsors for their commitment to moving closer toward a world free of MS: Title sponsor Allianz; J&J Distributing; Premium Waters; 104.1 JACK FM; Rollx Vans; Maplewood Community Center; Nikola’s Biscotti; Pearson’s Candy Company; Peace Coffee; Panera Bread; Smead Manufacturing; County Cycles; Freewheel Bike; Gateway Cycle; Get Your Gear Outfitters; Penn Cycle and Tonka Cycle & Ski.

The Allianz MS 60/30 was part of the 2007 MS Bike Tours series. The Larkin Hoffman MS 150 Bike Tour presented by GMAC ResCap, a two-day, 150-mile tour from Proctor, Minn., to the Twin Cities, is June 8 to 10. The Star Tribune MS TRAM Bike Tour, a five-day tour through Minnesota’s central lakes region, is July 22 to 27. For more information, visit http://www.mssociety.org/ or call 612-335-7900 or 1-800-FIGHT-MS.


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