February is National Cycle for ALS Month and in particular to remember The Blazeman Jon Blais. This years GOAL $10,000+ and nationally $100,000.00 for ALS Research. There are prizes for the Top 3 Fundraisers.
Clayton Tebbetts, Owner of Multisports Academy and President of Team Mossman Triathlon Club, is thrilled to host the fundraising event again this year at his training facility in Hamden, CT. 4 x 1 hour slots are offered starting at 10AM.Multisports Academy is answering the call by asking fitness athletes and cyclists to join the ride to raise awareness and funds for ALS medical research. We are excited to partner with Multisports Academy, as they have an excellent facility with 24 bike trainers and 8 spinning cycles, easy parking, and will be providing a several top gun instructors to give participants a truly first class experience.
In October of 2005, Jon Blais (Blazeman) became the first person with ALS (Lou Gehrigs disease) to finish an Ironman competition. He completed the 140.6 mile event in 16.5 hours to honor all past and present PALS (people with ALS). As Blazeman crossed the finish line in Hawaii, he challenged all endurance athletes to help find a cure for ALS. In 2007 Jon passed. The Blazeman Warriors continue to be a big part of the triathlon event.
All riders will raise awareness and funds for the War on ALS and advance the search for a cure for ALS. The minimum donation to participate is $35 per hour, and participants are urged to rally for more. Bring your pledges and donations totaling $35 per hour to the registration table at the event. Classes will be held from 10 to 10:50, 11 to 11:50, 12 to 12:50 and 1 to 2PM. Those riding for more than one hour will have the chance to move around during these transition periods or just ride straight through. Participants are invited to stick around and enjoy some food and to mingle and relax.