MIDLAND/ODESSA, TEXAS - West Texas residents will pedal toward a world free of multiple sclerosis during the 23rd Annual Bike MS: Cactus & Crude Ride 2011, presented by Apache Corporation.
The ride is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17. The annual two-day fundraising ride is fully-supported and features a scenic route from Midland to historic Post.
After day one of the ride participants will stay overnight at the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the deaf, which is designed for both self-contained and inclusive instruction to meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students with a focus in higher education and career training.
On day two cyclists will pedal their way to the finish line in historic Post. Through the community's dedication to its rich history and commitment to the future, Post was awarded a "Texas Main Street City" designation for its economic development and renovation efforts.
Bike MS: Cactus & Crude is geared to riders aged 12 years and older and various cycling levels - novice to more experienced.
Registration for Bike MS: Cactus & Crude Ride 2011 is $30, and there is currently a promotional discount using the code: summer. Registered cyclists are required to commit to a minimum fundraising pledge of $250.
Visit bikeMStexas.org to register to ride, form a team, volunteer or make a donation. Individuals interested in joining or creating a team can sign up online with co-workers, friends, family or neighbors.