Ride For Charcot-Marie-Tooth Awareness & Research: 2016 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour

by | Dec 8, 2015 | 0 comments

The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) is thrilled to participate as a Charity Partner for the 2016 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour for the fifth year in a row. This is an extraordinary event where participants bike through all five New York boroughs to help increase awareness and raise dollars to fund Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) research.

Held annually the first Sunday in May, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is America’s largest cycling event. The event provides riders the unique and fun experience to bike through all five boroughs – a 40 mile, traffic-free ride for 32,000 cyclists.

The ride begins just north of Battery Park, runs up Manhattan, through Central Park, around a brief loop in the Bronx, and down to the Queensboro Bridge passing countless New York City icons on the way. After a ride over the Pulaski bridge passing through Brooklyn, riders enjoy an incredible view from the lower deck of the Verrazano Bridge.

Allison Moore, Founder & CEO of HNF, notes that events like Bike New York brings in the research funds needed to find a cure for CMT. Money raised from Bike New York has made a significant impact on HNF’s Therapeutic Research in Accelerated Discovery (TRIAD) initiative:

“2016 is going to be a really special year for the CMT community. We are really fortunate that we’re embarking on the first Phase 3 clinical trial to treat the most common form of inherited neuropathy.”

We are excited and honored to take part in this event and continue our quest to find a cure for CMT.

Please join HNF and ride with us! All HNF riders get VIP treatment. Enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch, priority start times, special bike parking at the start, and  Team CMT  swag.

The 2016 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour takes place on May 1. Registration is now open. You can sign up HERE.

And please support HNF and Founder & CEO Allison Moore as we ride to find a cure!

Donate to Allison Moore’s Race Page HERE

If you have any questions about participating in Bike NY or making a donation, please contact us at [email protected]

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