Friday, August 21, 2015 04:00 AM

GREG DENT: NGHP PLANS 2015 BIKE AROUND MURRAY EVENT FOR OCT. 3

It’s that time of year again — time to gear up for a fun day of scenic cycling — as the date of our second annual Bike Around Murray (BAM) event is fast approaching.This year, BAM will take place on Oct. 3, a Saturday that we hope will provide perfect bike-riding weather in which to spend a long morning outdoors, enjoying the views of the beautiful hills and valleys in and around Murray County.

Bike Around Murray is sponsored by the Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership (NGHP) with a very important cause in mind — that of bringing awareness to diabetes risks while emphasizing healthy living through the prevention of diabetes and through managing the disease if and when it does occur.

We hope that everyone who loves the outdoors and enjoys cycling will join us for an event that should be fun for the whole family.

As was the case last year, this year’s ride will feature four course routes designed to meet the skills and fitness levels of all different types of riders.

A 10-mile race with a total elevation of 387 feet should be perfect for recreational riders. Those who desire a bit more of a challenge may choose to do the ...

News source: http://www.daltondailycitizen.com/news/greg-dent-nghp-plans-bike-around-murray-event-for-oct/article_8cfb48a8-47ad-11e5-bed8-5fa772447e5e.html?mode=image&photo=0

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