PRLog - Aug. 9, 2011 - PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- WAKEFIELD – LIFEcycle, Inc., a Rhode Island-based non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to treat cancer in the state, is hosting the third annual Ride ‘Round Rhody (RRR) on August 28 in South County. The goal of the event is to promote cancer awareness and raise more than $40,000 for cancer treatment at local hospitals. RRR organizers are expecting over 100 riders at this year’s ride.
RRR encourages participation from people of all abilities from the casual rider to the advanced cyclist. This year’s ride offers three options to choose from – 25, 50 and 75 miles in length along the scenic roads of Southern Rhode Island and Eastern Connecticut starting and finishing at Camp JORI, 1065 Wordens Pond Road, Wakefield, RI. Amateur cycling team, Threshold Cycling, of Boston will be providing support along the route.
The cost to register is $75 per rider up until August 24 and $100 day of the event. A discounted team registration fee is offered online at $60 per rider for groups of three or more riders. All riders will receive a custom three pocket, zippered Ride ‘Round Rhody 2011 cycling jersey to be worn during the ride, along with other items such as a water bottle and cinch bag.
Riders are asked to set a personal fund-raising goal of $250, but it is not required to take part in the event. All registered riders are able to create an online site to assist them reach whatever their goal may be.
Volunteers are also needed to help in a variety of roles in order to ensure a successful, safe and fun event for all participants. All volunteers will receive an event t-shirt and goodie bag.
LIFEcycle, Inc. was founded in 2008 by Dani Sahner Brier and Jacob S. N. Brier to localize efforts to support healthcare. The first two RRR events have seen over $35,000 raised from more than 500 donors in support of 103 riders. All rider-raised funds have gone to support pediatric and adult cancer treatment at local hospitals.
For more information or to register to ride or volunteer, please visit http://www.LIFEcycleInc.org or contact David Arndt, at email@example.com.
Event sponsors include: Lefkowitz, Garfinkel, Champi & DeRienzo; Brier & Brier; NorthMain Radiation Oncology; Providence Bicycle; Camp JORI; Foundation Performance;
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LIFEcycle, Inc. is a Rhode Island-based non-profit organization that promotes healthy, active living and supports local healthcare.