WAYLAND – The Massachusetts Ride to Defeat ALS is one of the longest-standing bike rides in the state. In its 28th year, the ride features four routes: 10 mile, 25 mile, 50 mile and 100k routes, where riders raise funds to help local families living with ALS.
The ride take place on Sunday, September 18 starting at 7 a.m.
The event starts at Longfellow Health & Tennis Club at 524 Boston Post Road in Wayland.
Riders will return to Longfellow in waves, beginning around noon to enjoy the closing ceremony.
Riders are from Acton, Amesbury, Ashland, Billerica, Boston, Cambridge, Brighton, Framingham, Haverhill, Hingham, Hudson, Lexington, Melrose, Nahant, Needham, Newton, Norwood, Peabody, Plymouth, Revere, Shrewsbury, Somerville, Sudbury, Wayland, Wilmington, Wellesley, Woburn, and many more!
The event is expected to raise about $400,000 to support no-cost services like support groups, home visits, insurance counseling, referrals to community resources, durable medical equipment loans, the Care Connection program, education and more.