Thousands of people in Upstate New York suffer from Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that attacks the central nervous system. People diagnosed with this disease can suffer from numbness of limbs to total paralysis and blindness.
The National MS Society goal is to help those affected by MS through a series of fundraisers such as the Bike MS Finger Lakes Challenge, a two-day cycling fundraiser around Keuka Lake. This is just one of three MS bike fundraisers that are occurring in Upstate this summer. The National MS Society's Upstate New York Chapters goal is to raise $247,000 for the 12,800 people that are affected by MS in the area. Bike MS Finger Lakes Challenge:
- July 20-21, 2013
- Keuka College, Keuka Park NY
- The ride is various distances
- Saturday: 100, 62 &30 miles
- Sunday: 50 &25 miles
Register online at bikenyr.nationalmssociety.org