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Bike MS Oregon takes you on an unforgettable, two-day journey through the picturesque Willamette Valley on August 4-5, 2012. As many as 600 riders will customize a course based on their personal fitness levels and interests. Day 1 includes route options of 32, 60 and 103 miles. Day 2 offers 34 or 50 mile routes. Cruise along scenic figure-eight courses that lead you back to the Western Oregon University Campus. Five full catered meals, generous amenities, stunning landscapes, an on-site three-day beer garden, nightly entertainment and plenty of support make for an incredible weekend. You can choose from plush LEED certified dorm rooms, camping or RV options - all directly on site.
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About Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and the body. Every hour in the United States, someone is newly diagnosed with the disease. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with more than twice as many women as men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. and 2.1 million worldwide.
About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn’t. We help each person address the challenges of living with MS. Last year alone, through our national office and 50-state network of chapters, we devoted over $161 million to programs that enhanced more than one million lives. To move us closer to a world free of MS, the Society also invested more than $37 million to support 325 new and ongoing research projects around the world. We are people who want to do something about MS now. Join the movement at www.nationalMSsociety.org.