MS Bike Tour celebrates 25 years of fundraising, cycling

Global News

Watch above: The MS Bike Tour from Leduc to Camrose celebrates 25 years.

EDMONTON – A steady stream of cyclists could be seen for kilometres south of Edmonton Saturday, as riders took off on the first leg of the MS Bike Tour.

The 185-kilometre journey starts in Nisku and makes it way to Camrose. The nearly 2,000 cyclists taking part in this year’s ride are raising money for Multiple Sclerosis research and much-needed support services for those living with the disease.

“I really want this disease to end,” says Anne Belohorec.

“I know so many people with Multiple Sclerosis,” she says. “It’s a difficult disease for them and for their families, their friends, their co-workers to live with.”

MS is a disease that attacks the central nervous system. It is unpredictable and can cause loss of balance, impaired speech and paralysis.

Belohorec has been living with MS for 30 years, but…

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