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01/14/2013

Clay Walker Announces Inaugural Band Against MS Charity Bike Ride

HOUSTON, Texas., (January 14, 2013) – On February 2, multi-platinum recording artist Clay Walker and his charity, Band Against MS (BAMS), will be at the Houston Oaks Country Club and Family Sports Retreat in Texas to host the inaugural Band Against MS Ride, sponsored by Shell, Teva, and Kroger, to increase awareness and raise funds for multiple sclerosis (MS) research. “The Band Against MS Ride is truly a marriage between two important aspects of my life – cycling and raising awareness for Multiple Sclerosis,” said Clay Walker, founder of Band Against MS. “I’m thrilled to come to Houston Oaks Country Club as Band Against MS continues to raise both awareness and funds for MS.”

The event starts and finishes at the beautiful Houston Oaks Country Club & Family Sports Retreat, a unique retreat with 400 acres of majestic oaks and beautiful surrounding countryside. The ride offers a great day of cycling fun along scenic country roads with route options of 25 mile, 45 mile and 62 mile (Metric Century). All routes will be fully supported with food, hydration, mechanical assistance, SAG, EMS and safety marshals.

The charity ride will include lunch and afternoon entertainment provided by Dun Ville and The Buck Yeager Band with a special appearance by Clay Walker.

Veteran BAMS Bike Team riders and supporters, Camellia Jacks, Aaron Jacks and Curt Walsh, are chairs for the ride. Scott Thompson is entertainment chair.

Online registration is open until January 31, 2013 at 11:59 P.M. EST. Registration available morning of ride. Cost per rider is $45. Ride starts at 8:00 A.M.

To register the Band Against MS Ride, visit the Ride Page or prerace.com/races/event/36298.


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