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Bike MS: Sanford Health Ride the Wind, July 27, 2013, is a fully supported, one-day ride covering up to 92 miles starting and finishing at Gooseberry Mounds Park on the scenic Red River in Moorhead, Minn. Riders can choose a 50-, 75-, or 100-mile route traveling through North Dakota and Minnesota as far east as Barnesville, Minn., and as far north as Glyndon, Minn. There will be seven well-stocked rest stops along the route.
Click here for registration fee information and to register. Your registration fee is an amazing value which includes a commemorative ride T-shirt, a finish line meal, food and drinks at rest stops, mechanical support and medical support, police and volunteer support, support vans and much more!
As soon as you register, you’ll have access to our online fundraising tools, making fundraising easier and more convenient than ever.
Here's what will happen at check-in:
- You cannot participate without confirmed donations totaling your required minimum of $200. Turn in any money or matching gift forms you’ve collected that haven’t already been submitted. Be prepared with cash, check or credit card to pay your remaining balance at check-in.
- Verify your contact information.
- Collect your rider packet. The packet includes a wristband and bike tags. The wristband and tags each have your rider number printed on them.
- Receive your event T-shirt.
- Riders under age 18 must have a minor waiver notarized before or at check-in. To learn more about our underage rider policy, click here.
Friday Night Fuel-Up
|Event Day Check-In (and start site)
Saturday, July 27, 7–9 a.m.
Gooseberry Mound CIty Park
100 22nd Ave. S., Moorhead, MN 56560
Riders can choose between three different route options (50, 75 and 100 miles). We suggest Century cyclists (100-mile riders) be on the route by 7:30 a.m.; 75-milers at 8 a.m. and 50-milers and 9 a.m. The route is signed at supported for the duration of the event. SAG (Support and Gear vans) will be available to assist you on the route if you get tired or have mechanical issues. The route will officially close at 4:30 p.m. Anyone still on the route will be asked to ride in a support vehicle to the finish line.
Scheels will provide bike mechanics throughout the route. Riders are responsible for the cost of any repairs, so remember to keep money or a credit card on hand. Bike tune-ups are not available on the event.
A light breakfast will be served in the morning. The Upper Midwest Chapter provides rest stops every 10–15 miles where you can get fruit, water and snacks. Lunch will be served at rest stop 5 for the 75- and 100-mile riders. A finish line meal will also be served till 5 p.m.
I Ride With MS
Through a partnership with Genzyme and MS One to One, we're excited to bring the “I Ride With MS” program to the 2013 Ride the Wind. Anyone who lives with multiple sclerosis and registers for Ride the Wind will receive a complimentary “I Ride With MS” jersey. During registration, you'll be asked about your connection to MS. Anyone who identifies as having MS will be contacted at a later date with more information. Jerseys will be distributed at event check-in. Questions? Contact Pete at email@example.com or 800-582-5296 (option 2).
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Please note: For the safety of all participants, cyclists must be at least 12 years of age by the time of the ride in order to register. Click here for more information about our underage rider policy or to download a waiver, which must be signed and notarized for all cyclists under age 18.