COLUMBIA — More than 3,200 cyclists will ride in the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride from Saturday to Sunday.
Hosted at the Boone County Fairgrounds, this event is mid-Missouri’s largest charity bike race, said Dan Friedman, director of marketing and communications for the Gateway Area Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
“Cyclists come from far and wide for the annual event, now in its 27th year,” a news release stated. People from 28 states have registered for the ride.
This two-day ride supports multiple sclerosis research and services for 6,600 people living with MS in 90 counties of eastern Missouri and southern Illinois.