Northwest NEWS

June 17, 2002

Events

Conquer the Mountain to Conquer MS

Cycling enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are invited to attend this year's annual MS Mountain Bike Challenge in Fall City on Saturday, June 22. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., rain or shine. The foothills of the Cascade Mountains provide routes just right for beginners and advanced cyclists alike. Funds raised support critical research efforts and programs for more than 6,500 clients served by the Greater Washington Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
   Participants can choose to ride the 10-mile Newbie's Challenge beginner course, 30-mile Weekend Warrior Challenge intermediate course, or the 40-mile Epic Challenge advanced course. The route has fully supported rest stops, snacks and finish line festivities. Individuals and teams can register online at www.nationalmssociety.org or by mailing in a registration form. A $25 registration fee and a minimum $125 donation is required.
   For more information, call (206) 284-4236 or 800-800-7047
  
   or visit our website at www.nationalmssociety.org.