Lance Armstrong will once again be riding cross country with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope Team in support of cancer research. The team of 24 cyclists will start in San Diego on September 29 and ride nonstop until they reach Washington, D.C. on October 8. During the final ride into DC, cyclists are invited to join the DC Fundraising Ride, lead by Lance.
This year, riders can register for either a 50-mile ride beginning in rural Maryland or a 10-mile ride starting in Glen Echo, MD. Both rides will merge near Glen Echo for the Tour of Hope Grand Finale on the Ellipse, which will feature the triumphant arrival of Lance Armstrong and the Tour of Hope Team, along with special guests, live music, a health fair, and activities for the entire family.
The rides will take place rain or shine Saturday, October 8th. The 50-mile ride, which will be led by Lance, will start at 7 a.m. The 10 mile ride will start approximately at 9 a.m. from Glen Echo area, Glen Echo, MD.