2015 Bike MS: Ride Virginia

Date(s): 6/6/2015-6/7/2015
Start/Finish Location: Richmond, VA
Overnight Location: Williamsburg, VA
Route Options: Two Day: 75 or 100 miles each day; One Day: 25 or 50 miles Sunday
Age Minimum: 18
Fundraising Minimum: $300
Thousandaire Status: $1,200

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About the Ride

Enjoy the beautiful roads winding through the heart of Virginia as you pedal along with other cyclists riding to create a world free of MS! You'll love the scenery as you travel past historic sites and rustic farmlands embarking on an unforgettable journey. 

This fun and safe ride is fully supported with rest stops every 10-15 miles, Support and Gear (SAG) vehicles, medics, and bike mechanics from sponsoring bike shops.

We conclude the first day in historic Williamsburg, VA where cyclists enjoy a scrumptious feast, massages, musical entertainment and an evening program. Sunday's route heads cyclists back to Richmond, VA for another fun finish line celebration.  The sense of accomplishment that you'll feel as you cross the finish line can only be matched by the knowledge that you are making a difference in the lives of people affected by MS.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is dedicated to a vision of a world free of MS. Your participation in Bike MS provides help for today and hope for tomorrow by funding education programs, support services, advocacy, and research.

 

Participant Requirements

To participate and obtain a rider number all cyclists must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the day of the ride
  • Collect a minimum of $300 in donations
  • Complete a Bike MS Waiver and Safety Pledge

 

Route Options

One Day (Sunday): 25 or 50 miles

  • Start & Finish: Richmond, VA 

Two Day: 75 or 100 miles each day

  • Start: Richmond, VA
  • Overnight: Williamsburg, VA 
  • Sunday Finish: Richmond, VA

 

Accommodations

Overnight Location:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
757.220.2500

The newly remodeled DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (formerly the Williamsburg Hotel & Conference Center) features spacious, modern guest rooms, as well as high-speed internet access, 37-inch HDTV's, an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, and a 24-hour fitness center.

Booking Your Room:

Cyclists are responsible for making their own hotel room reservations. Please call 757.220.2500 and tell the operator that you would like to reserve a room under the Bike MS Room Block. 

  • Through May 22, 2015 rooms under the Bike MS Room Block are $109 +taxes.
  • After May 22, 2015 the rooms will increase to the prevailing room rate.

Additional Accommodation Options:

The Saturday finish line, dinner, and awards ceremony will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. However, a small room block has been made at the Quality Inn, which is near by. A shuttle will be available Saturday afternoon/night to transport cyclist to the Quality Inn.

Quality Inn
480 McLaw Circle
Williamsburg, VA 23185
757.220.1100

 

2014 Pictures

Bike MS: Ride Virginia Album 1 |  Bike MS: Ride Virginia Album 2