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Motorcyclists raise more than $130,000 to help end MS

Aug. 19, 2007

Contact: Emily Wilson

MINNEAPOLIS—Today more than 165 motorcyclists finished a two-day, 600-mile motorcycle tour to help end multiple sclerosis. The MS River Road Run Motorcycle Tour ended today at MS Camp at Camp Courage in Maple Lake, Minn. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter anticipates motorcyclists raised more than $130,000 to help fund MS research and programs and services to help people living with the disease in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

MS River Road Run started yesterday, Aug. 18, at the State Capitol in St. Paul. Motorcyclists traveled along the scenic Mississippi River and into Wisconsin before stopping at the overnight site in La Crosse, Wis. Today participants finished at MS Camp at Camp Courage in Maple Lake, Minn. MS Camp is a six-day leisure program for adults living with MS. The MS River Road Run was fully supported and featured meals, suggested fuel stops and mechanical support.


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