JOYride - a fun cycling event for all ages and abilities
Laurey Masterton, well-known Asheville business owner and cancer survivor, will kick off the inaugural JOYride and Celebration at Carrier Park beginning at 1:00pm on May 19th. All proceeds will benefit LIVESTRONG at the YMCA. Individuals, teams and supporters are encouraged to come out and celebrate JOY!!! FOOD, LIVE MUSIC, FACE PAINT, BALLOONS, GAMES, ARTS & CRAFTS, FAMILY FUN!!!
Entry categories include: “Fun” ride (for children), Quarter Century ride (25 miles), and Half Century ride (50 miles). The event is designed for bikers of all ages and abilities. All routes will begin and end at Carrier Park and follow along the scenic French Broad River.
“Last year when I was in my initial round of treatments I was extremely fortunate to be in the first LIVESTRONG at the YMCA session at the Asheville Y,” said Masterton. “The program made a huge difference for me, helping me get back on my feet and out of the dark place I had returned to.” The local LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program operates under the YMCA of Western North Carolina and currently has close to 200 survivors on the waiting list.
Cost: The Celebration if FREE
Entry fees for the rides:
Fun ride, designed for kids, $5.15
Quarter Century and Half Century ride, designed for road riders, $51.50
All who raise $515 will receive a JOYride jersey.
Phone: (828) 251-5909
Event url: www.letJOYride.org
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