ALS Bike Trek
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The ALS Bike Trek MN is a charity bike ride created by ALS TDI to raise awareness of ALS and funding toward an effective treatment. The fifth annual ALS Bike Trek Minnesota is directed and chaired by Justin Rumley in memory of his father Steve (aka Buckwheat) Rumley who lost his courageous battle to ALS in November 2009. Justin is also the creator of The Buckwheat, a gastric feeding tube designed to allow single hand operation to enable ALS patients, like Justin’s father, to continue employing their limited independence as long as possible. Justin is a passionate and driven supporter who is committed to finding a way to end this disease. To date, this event has raised over $383,000 for ALS research!
For Details & Registration: http://alsmn.als.net/
Our goal is to raise ALS awareness and funds to fuel research and Patient support to improve the lives of those with ALS being conducted by your local MDA ALS Minnesota Chapter (Augie’s Quest), and the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) in Cambridge Mass. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative disorder that paralyzes the body but leaves the mind intact. Patients on average live between two to five years and currently there is no cure.
This years ride is May 18, 2013