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Date: April 21-22, 2012
Event: Bike MS – BP MS 150 Ride
Route Distances: There are three official starts on day one, these are located in Houston, Katy and Waller. Day two has 2 routes. One is Bechtel Challenge Route – 77 miles to Austin finish. Other is Pfizer Lunch Express Route – 66 miles to Austin finish
About the Ride: The BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising cycling ride organized by the National MS Society: Lone Star. This ride is the largest event of its kind in North America. In 2011, the event raised more than $16 million for MS.
The ride is a 180-mile journey for MS from Houston to Austin. Breakpoints are positioned every 8-15 miles. The ride begins Saturday morning at three convenient starting points: Tully Stadium in Houston, Rhodes Stadium in Katy and Waller Stadium in Waller. Riders follow scenic roads into Bellville for lunch. Day One ends at the Fayette County Fairgrounds overnight in La Grange.
On Sunday morning Club 300 members lead the mass on one of two routes that lead to Bastrop Intermediate School for lunch from the fairgrounds. Take the Bechtel Challenge Route and enjoy the rolling terrain of Bastrop and Buescher State Parks or bypass the parks via the Pfizer Lunch Express Route. The final leg of Day Two takes riders into Austin for exciting Finish Line festivities at the capital.
Location: Day One of the ride begins Saturday morning at three convenient starting points: Tully Stadium in Houston, TX, Rhodes Stadium in Katy, TX and Waller Stadium in Waller, TX.
Day Two of the ride begins at the Fayette County Fairgrounds, on Sunday morning with Club 300 members leading the mass on one of two routes that lead to Bastrop Intermediate School for lunch.
Contact info: 713-394-2900 OR Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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