Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) December 11, 2013
World T.E.A.M. Sports’ popular Face of America bicycle and hand cycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg opened registration today for teams and individuals participating in the inclusive April 25-27, 2014 event.
Able-bodied civilians, active duty and retired military cyclists ride with disabled veterans from all service branches, beginning at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and concluding at the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Face of America is fully supported for participants of all abilities, leisurely traveling 110 miles in two days, with an overnight stay in Frederick, Maryland. Experienced riders can select one or both 100 kilometer loop rides from Gettysburg on Saturday and Sunday. All participants receive a commemorative jersey at on-site registration, along with a gala dinner and a celebratory outdoor lunch in Gettysburg at the Sunday afternoon conclusion.
For participants of the annual Face of America ride from the non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports, cycling with disabled veterans of America’s military provides a sense of honor and respect for those who gave so much in support of their country. “I participate to have the networking and time to chat with friends, organizers, non-disabled and most importantly, with others with disabilities. I love talking about cycling, life and success and catch up with peoples’ lives,” said Gina Utegg, a disabled rider from Tewksbury, Massachusetts who participated in her fourth ride in 2013. “I enjoy being a cyclist for two days and meeting people. It’s very helpful to talk about success, not failure, and see peo
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