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West Side Cause for Celebration

7/10/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Falls Cancer Club

CUYAHOGA FALLS — The Falls Cares 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run will take place July 26, starting at 8 a.m. at First Christian Church, 2253 Third St. According to race organizers, 100 percent of all runner/walker fees will go to help pay cancer-related doctor, hospital and pharmacy bills for patients registered with the Falls Cancer Club Inc. The entry fee is $25 in advance or $30 on the day of the race for the 5K and $15 or $20 for the Fun Run. There are discounts for families of three or more. Send check or money order payable to Falls Cancer Club Inc., along with a registration form, to: Melinda Dull, c/o Falls Cancer Club Inc., P.O. Box 3244, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223. For details, contact melsbterry@att.net or 330-687-9253. For race route and other information, visit the Falls Cancer Club Facebook page


National Multiple Sclerosis Society

BRUNSWICK — More than 2,800 cyclists are expected to participate Aug. 2-3 in the Bike MS Pedal to the Point Ride presented by The Andersons Inc. Charitable Foundation. The two-day ride is held every year to support people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) by providing programs, services and research to find a cure. The Bike MS Pedal to the Point Ride will begin at Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road, Aug. 2. There are route options of 30, 75, 100 and 150 miles, so riders of any age (12 and older), experience and ability level can register. The route is fully supported with rest stops every 8 to 12 miles. Registration is $75, and riders are responsible for meeting a $300 fundraising minimum. First-time riders are encouraged to sign up and receive free registration with the coupon code NEWRIDER2014. The goal of the Bike MS Pedal to the Point Ride is to raise $1.5 million. Interested cyclists are also welcome to participate in the Bike MS Central Ohio Challenge July 12. Cyclists will begin their journey at New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Road. Route options include 30, 50 and 95 miles, and the ride is fully supported with rest stops along the way. Registration is $30, and riders are responsible for meeting a $150 fundraising minimum. For more information about riding or volunteering at Bike MS, visit www.MSohiobike.org or call 216-503-4183.

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