‘Surfer bums’ enter brutal cross-country cycling race to raise funds for ALS research
posted on July 24, 2009 - 2:09pm
Many fundraising events for Augie’s Quest (MDA’s aggressive ALS research initiative) tend to be glamorous galas attracting high-profile socialites to genteel settings.
There was nothing genteel about the fundraiser that began June 20 as part of Race Across America (RAAM). It’s one of the toughest endurance events in the world. Cyclists – usually 250 or so, solo or in teams – race 3,000 miles from...