Ride 2 Recovery – Memorial Challenge presented by UnitedHealthcare
May 28, 2012 – June 1, 2012
What: Day 1 of the Ride 2 Recovery Memorial Challenge presented by UnitedHealthcare
Why: The public is invited to cheer on more than 200 injured veterans as they take off for the five-day, 325-mile Ride 2 Recovery Memorial Challenge on Monday, May 28 from the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington to Virginia Beach.
Ride 2 Recovery, a 501(c)3, helps injured veterans improve their health and wellness through individual and group cycling. Cycling has proven to be a catalyst in the recovery process by providing a new physical challenge while concurrently helping to cope with mental challenges.
Veterans, troops and supporters will ride hand cycles, recumbents, tandems and traditional road bikes through Virginia. The bicycle ride will begin Monday, May 28, at 9 a.m. at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington and end on Friday, June 1 inVirginia Beach.
Where & When: Sheraton National Hotel
900 S. Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204
Contact: Debora Spano