The MS Gong Ride is Australia’s most iconic bike ride and a special part of Sydney’s cycling heritage, raising vital funds for people living with multiple sclerosis. Thank you for your interest in this event and as mentioned on the phone, here is some information for you to share with your BUG. We have also attached a media release to this email and included some YouTube links that you may find interesting.
We invite you to forward this email to members of your BUG and encourage them to get involved in this fantastic cycling event.
By registering in the MS Gong Ride, your members have the chance to win some great prizes including a training ride prior to the event with cycling champions and Olympic and Commonwealth Games Gold medallists Brad McGee and Ben Kersten who are both riding on the day.
Over its 33 year history the MS Gong Ride has become an integral part of Sydney’s cycling tradition famous for its atmosphere, spectacular scenery through the national park and across the Seacliff Bridge.
Riders can choose between a 90 km or 58 km course.
We’re hoping to raise $3.8 million which will directly help people living with multiple sclerosis – and your support will greatly assist us in reaching our goal.
Our ambassador – Commonwealth Games Gold medallist Ben Kersten said this about the event –
“I’ve ridden all over the world and I’d have to say that the MS Gong Ride course is one of the most – if not the most – spectacular courses in the world. Being a Wollongong boy, the MS Sydney to the Gong Ride is a big part of my past and I’ve taken part around a dozen times.
It holds a lot of fond memories for me from such a young age and it’s on my home turf. I can remember riding up to Sydney with a friend when we were around 14 and then we’d do the MS Gong Ride back home. Riding in such a big energetic group is like catching a wave. We just surfed it from Sydney back home”.
Join 10,000 riders for a day to remember with friends, family and team mates.
Enjoy the fun, unity, safety and scenery of this well-loved ride.
Please spread the word and share this opportunity with your members.
Your support and involvement will make a huge difference in the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis.
Register now at www.msgongride.org.au
Ben Kersten on Carol Cooke – MS Gong Ride 2014
Ben Kersten – MS Gong Ride 2014 – Fundraising
Ben Kersten – MS Gong Ride 2014 – Registration
If you have any specific questions about the event, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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