Monday, August 1, 2016

The PMC rides through Franklin on Saturday, Aug 6

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"During its 36-year run, the Pan-Mass Challenge has raised more than a half-billion dollars to combat cancer - a feat likely far greater than Billy Starr, its founder and executive director, and dozens of friends would have expected when they started the annual bike ride in 1980. 
On Aug. 6 and 7, more than 200 locals from MetroWest are set to participate in the largest single athletic fundraiser in the country, according to PMC organizers. 
The two-day biking event raises money for adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund. PMC is Dana-Farber’s largest single contributor, raising more than 58 percent of the Jimmy Fund’s annual revenue."

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The Remington Jefferson School is a water stop for the 2-day riders. It has a reputation for being one of the better water stops on the route. The riders tend to arrive between 8:00 and 10:00 AM on Saturday morning, Aug 6

Screen grab of PMC water stop info for Franklin
Screen grab of PMC water stop info for Franklin

The PDF of the Sturbridge to Provincetown route can be found here

PMC riders arriving at Remington-Jefferson in 2013

Additional photos from the 2013 water stop can be found here

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