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Annual Riding for Heroes - March 18, Palm City, FL

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09 Mar 2017 17:40 #223 by Admin Leslee
6th Annual Riding for Heroes - Saturday, March 18th, Palm City, FL
A CAAM Tour Series Event in conjunction with Treasure Coast Cycling Association (TCCA) are hosting their 6th Annual Riding for Heroes Saturday, March 18th, from LCpl. Justin J. Wilson Park, Palm City, FL.

The Justin J. Wilson Memorial Foundation, Inc. ( was established in honor of LCpl. Justin J. Wilson, who was killed by an IED while serving honorably in Operation Enduring Freedom, in Helmand Province Afghanistan on March 22, 2010. The foundation provides assistance to military families in financial need seeking to be with their loved ones before or after deployment, along with helping the wounded and those deployed with many other needs.

Please join us Saturday, March 18th to celebrate Justin's life and support the local foundation that has been created in his honor. Net proceeds from the event to benefit the LCpl Justin J. Wilson (US Marines) Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Registration options and other event details:
• All rides start and end at:
o LCpl Justin J. Wilson Park
o 2050 SW Mapp Rd.
o Palm City, FL 34990
• $50 On-line registration thru 3/16 (click on the "Register Now" button above)
• $60 day of event registration (cash or check only)
• On-site registration/check-in opens at 6:30AM
• Registration and/or Packet Pick-up available Friday, March 17th, 5:30-7:30PM at:
o Charlies Neighborhood Bar & Grill
400 SE Parrot Circle, Stuart, FL 34997
• Fully SAG supported with well stocked Rest Stops and marked routes
• Awesome post ride lunch
Departure Times and route maps links
• 105 mile - 7:30AM
• 80 mile - 7:30AM
• 60 mile - 8:15AM
• 40 mile - 9AM

All routes proceed along lightly traveled flat roadways with very few traffic signals or stop signs! The awesome 105 mile route takes cyclists west through the picturesque farmlands, ranchettes, undisturbed woods, and wetlands of western Martin County till reaching the northeastern shores of Lake Okeechobee. At this point, cyclists proceed north through the City of Okeechobee until arriving at the Okie-Tantie Campground & Marina Rest Stop at mouth of the Kissimmee River. From here, cyclists begin their return trip south atop the Herbert Hoover Dike along the paved section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) until reaching Port Mayaca. Upon reaching Port Mayaca, cyclists will exit the trail, turn northeast, and pass through historic Indiantown before returning to LCpl Justin J. Wilson Park.

Register here

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