On Sunday, July 21, 2013, cyclists of all skill levels and ages will join forces in Doylestown to ride for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The Second Annual Lemon Ride is the perfect opportunity for cyclists to gather together for charity and have a great time while doing so. Those who register for the Lemon Ride can choose from four different courses including the 4 mile Family Fun Ride, 12 mile ride, 35 mile ride or the advanced rider 63 mile route. The routes will begin and end at Central Bucks-West High School in Doylestown.
When you take part in the Second Annual Lemon Ride, not only will you get to donate to a fantastic cause such as Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, but you will also have a fun time enjoying the day with others dedicated to this charity. Registered riders will enjoy snacks, lunch and also a Lemon Ride Specialized “Purist” limited edition water bottle. The Party Authority will provide entertainment at the start and finish line location for that added fun feature. Those who register for the race will also be able to fundraise prior to the event if they so choose and there will be prizes for the top individual and team fundraisers. In addition to sponsors Volvo, Red Robin and Sila, as well as many other generous sponsors, Doylestown Bike Works, SRAM and Guy’s Bicycles will also play an integral part in supporting the cyclists during the day.
Alexandra “Alex” Scott was diagnosed with neuroblastoma shortly before her first birthday. Throughout her young years, Alex had faced a stem cell transplant and other medical treatments to try to eliminate the cancer. During that time, Alex came up with the idea to have a lemonade stand and use the money she earned to help other children with cancer. This wonderful sentiment was the beginning of Alex’s Lemonade Stand and would later be the driving force behind Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. At 8 years of age, Alex lost her fight with cancer but the path she created and pursued would become a strong, permanent base of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Her parents, Liz and Jay Scott, took this loving, powerful vision and used it in their quest to provide a wide range of services for those who are dealing with childhood cancer, initiate fundraising efforts to increase awareness about childhood cancers and to raise funds for research to help find a cure.
The Second Annual Lemon Ride to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is sure to be a memorable and fun event. Register to take part in the Lemon Ride and help an excellent organization continue their work in the fight against childhood cancer.
WHEN: Sunday, July 21, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Central Bucks-West High School
375 West Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
REGISTRATION: Registration is $70/adult and $30/children 12 and under. Please click here to register.