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Alzheimer’s Association To Hold Cycling Event

The Alzheimer’s Association has announced the inaugural 2012 Alzheimer’s Challenge cycling event. The event will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. inside Old Stone Fort State Park located at 732 Stone Fort Drive, Manchester, TN. All cyclists have a $25 registration fee and a $150 fundraising minimum. In return, cyclists receive a long sleeved event tee, goody bag, an opportunity to win an Alzheimer’s Challenge jersey-shorts combo, and other giveaways. The theme of this year’s cycling event is “Keep your brain in gear”. Join the Alzheimer’s Association for a scenic ride with themed rest stops, a post ride massage, lunch, and a celebration. Any individual or company interested in registering themselves or a team for the Challenge can do so at http://www.alzchallenge.org/ , reach us by phone at 1-800-272-3900, or visit your local Alzheimer’s Association office at 201 W. Lincoln St. Tullahoma.
There are three routes available to riders in the Alzheimer’s Challenge. The shortest ride is a 15 mile ride with a check-in time of 8:00 a.m. and a 9:00 a.m. start time. The two longest rides, the 30 and 62 mile, will have a check-in time of 7:00 a.m. and an 8:00 a.m. start time.
The Alzheimer’s Challenge is geared to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This is our inaugural cycling event, and they are calling on participants of all ages and abilities to participate. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.