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UPDATE :Local Bikers Gear Up for A Good Cause


UPDATE: ATHENS (WVVA) -The Gran Mercer Metric Charity Bike Ride scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2013 has been postponed until Saturday, June 15. Organizers changed the date "due to poor road conditions and Saturday's weather forecast."

The bike ride is a fundraiser for Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc. and is scheduled to begin and end on Concord University's Athens campus. 
For more information email childprotect@frontiernet.net or call 304-425-2710.


ATHENS (WVVA)Local bicycle enthusiasts are gearing up for a good cause in Mercer County.

Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc. is holding the Gran Mercer Metric Charity Bike Ride on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

The bike ride begins and ends on Concord University's Athens campus. Riders choose between the Lick Creek 30 miler or the 60 mile Extreme Metric Century route.

The event is a fundraiser for Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc., Mercer County's non –profit child advocacy center.

Registration fee for the ride is $40 and the deadline to R.S.V.P. for the event is May 10, 2013.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Carter Center on Concord Universities campus on the day of the event.

The bike ride begins at 8 a.m. A post ride meal will be available at the Athens City Park from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information email childprotect@frontiernet.net or 304-425-2710.


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