Ride For AIDS Chicago raises $600,000

Tue. July 14, 2015 9:41 AM by Windy City Media Group

Chicago, IL - The 12th annual Ride For AIDS Chicago featured 221 riders, and 84 crew members, for the two-day, 200-mile bicycle ride July 11-12 to benefit the Test Positive Aware Network ( TPAN ) and community partners.

Only one of the 221 did not finish.

There were millions of memories, hundreds of thousands of dollars raised, and tears galore, particularly from the one rider—Carl Branch, 49, of Oak Park—who only completed about 160 miles due to a crash he suffered on the first day, which led to a dislocated shoulder.

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