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Tour de Monett offers family ride, 100-mile option

Thursday, June 18, 2009

The second annual Tour de Monett bicycle ride, a fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, will be held this Saturday, June 20, at Monett's South Park.

Sponsored locally by the Flat Tire Gang, the event offers a 10-mile family ride, or rides of 30, 62 or 100 miles. Full support and rest stops are planned. A lunch will be provided.

Registration will open at 6 p.m. The 100-mile ride will start at 7 a.m., followed by the other long rides at 8:30 a.m. The family ride will start at 9 a.m. A bike rodeo for youth is planned at 9:15 a.m.

Those who have not pre-registered can sign up for $30 on the day of the event.

The Flat Tire Gang is a group of friends and volunteers who work together to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis. Local businesses, such as EFCO Corporation, provide contributions.

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