Fancy yourself a do-gooder cyclist that happens to also want to participate in the nationwide Wish Upon a Hero "Be a Hero" cycling event on April 28? Then, The Club at Morristown wants to talk to you, regardless of whether or not you're currently a member of their gym.
The press release is below.
On Saturday, April 28, The Club at Morristown will join thousands of ‘HEROES’ taking to their bicycles during cycle classes across the country to participate in Wish Upon a Hero’s ‘Be a Hero 4.28.12’ nationwide cycling event.
The Club at Morristown, in Morristown, will host 3 cycling classes beginning at 10 A.M. Interested participants are encouraged to register online at www.beaheroevent.com. A $25 registration fee is all that is required to reserve a bike for the event.
Proceeds from the one-day challenge will benefit the Wish Upon a Hero Foundation (WUAHF), the 501(c)3 non-profit arm of Wish Upon a Hero. WUAHF grants the wishes of Americans in need, and provides assistance with: basic needs, living needs, healthcare needs, pet needs, service needs, and educational needs. WUAHF has partnered with RealRyder® International LLC, creator of the revolutionary RealRyder® ABF8 indoor bicycle. RealRyder International serves health clubs, boutique cycling studios, rehabilitation and wellness facilities, professional athletic training centers and is a proud supporter of the U.S. Military.
Beginning at 9am Eastern Time and continuing throughout the day, more than 200 participating gyms across the country will offer cycle classes for the cause. Thousands of cyclists will pedal their way through the fundraiser. Four satellite locations across the United States will live stream cycle classes and live wish granting.
Incentive prizes – including Apple products like the iPod Shuffle, iPod Touch, MacBook Air and the iPad2 will be awarded to participants who raise money at various levels. You do NOT have to register as a rider to participate as a fundraiser to earn incentive prizes. ANYONE is eligible to raise funds.
"The RealRyder® family is proud to partner with Wish Upon a Hero for the the 'Be A Hero 4.28.12' Indoor Cycling Fundraiser Event,” said Colin Irving, CEO & Co-Founder, RealRyder® International. “The innovative approach of our respective companies has resulted in some incredibly heart-warming stories of health, happiness and success, and we are excited by this opportunity to make a huge impact in April!"
The ‘Be a Hero 4.28.12’ Cycling Event is being hosted by the Wish Upon A Hero Foundation. For additional information, please contact National Event Director Jill Pavel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 732-423-2070.
Wish Upon a Hero is a new breed of direct, charitable giving – the world’s largest online social helping network which connects people in need with people willing to help. It is the “Facebook of Philanthropy.” Since its launch in 2007, more than 87,000 wishes have been granted. Wish Upon a Hero is proud to work with Capsalus, a progressive corporation committed to empowering visionary companies who are focused on helping individuals reach a greater level of health, wellness, and/or goodness in their everyday lives. To learn more, visit www.Capsalus.com.