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American Cancer Society Bike-a-thon 2017

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June 11
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Save the date for the 45th Annual American Cancer Society Bike-a-thon - Bridge to the Beach on Sunday, June 11th!  This is an all-ages, family friendly biking event with start and end points for all skill levels. With 6 six route, ranging from 20 to 100 miles, there are plenty of options for you to customize your ride.

Head to Team MMR's Facebook Group to get all the up-to-date information from Markus and introduce yourself to current Team WMMR members. Stay tuned and check back here soon for details on a Team WMMR rider jersey.

More info on the Bike-a-thon: acsbike.org or facebook.com/phillybike.


Team WMMR Riders: purchase the new Team WMMR Bike Jersey for just $35. Available now through Sunday, April 30th, 2017. All orders will print post-order deadline and ship to WMMR on or about May 30th. Markus will let you know about jersey pick-up at a pre-ACS-Bike-a-Thon Happy Hour (date/time/location TBD). Please direct any questions about the jersey, shipping, etc. to Markus.


Bike-a-thon is a 65 + mile bike ride that spans from the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia to the boardwalk in Atlantic City. Together, over 3,600 riders journey from the Bridge to the Beach in celebration of a year-round fundraising effort.  More important than “riding for a cure”, the riders raise more than $1.5 million each year for the American Cancer Society’s programs and services. Bike-a-thon honors cancer survivors with a special blue rider bib, a blue ribbon cut by survivors to start the event, and a ceremony at the endpoint. It is an opportunity to enjoy a fun, well-supported bike ride while making a difference in the lives of others. With over 200 volunteers needed, there is truly something for everyone!