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Bike MS: Larkin Hoffman MS 150 to be held June 6 to 8

February 11, 2008

Contact: Emily Wilson

MINNEAPOLIS — The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter’s Bike MS: Larkin Hoffman MS 150 Ride 2008 — a two-day, 150-mile ride to help end MS — is held June 6 to 8. The 29th annual ride, which raises funds to help support programs and services for people living with MS in Minnesota and western Wisconsin and fund research for a cure, takes cyclists from Proctor, near Duluth, to the National Sports Center in Blaine with an overnight at Grand Casino Hinckley.

The Minnesota Chapter anticipates that approximately 3,000 cyclists will participate in the Bike MS: Larkin Hoffman MS 150 Ride and raise more than $2 million.

Participants can register for $40 until Wednesday, April 30. A $300 minimum pledge is required to participate. To register or learn more, visit http://www.bikems.org/ or call 1-800-582-5296.

About Bike MS events

The National MS Society believes that moving is not just something you can or can’t do, but rather is who you are. This is why we sponsor events like Bike MS — to raise funds for research, as well as comprehensive programs and services for people with MS — moving closer to a world free of MS. The Larkin Hoffman MS 150 is one of three Minnesota Chapter Bike MS events. Other Bike MS events include the Allianz Twin Cities Ride, a one-day, 30- or 60-mile ride in Maplewood, Minn., May 10, and the Star Tribune The Ride Across Minnesota, a five-day, 250-mile ride through Minnesota’s Iron Range and North Shore, July 20 to 25.

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