Registration now open for the 'Bridge Ride' benefit event

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The Bridge Ride, a local outdoor cycling ride and spinning event benefiting the East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) Dental Clinic and co-hosted by the East Shore Athletic Club, is now accepting registrants for its Saturday, September 17th, event at the Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

As part of the event, Bridge Ride participants can choose to take part in an approximate 70-mile outdoor cycling portion (begins and ends at the park,) two 90-minute spin-a-thons, or an on-site CX30 session. 

To register for the event, visit  Registration fee for the cycling and Spinning portion of the event is $50 per spinning session; the CX30 class is free. Participants will have the opportunity to compete for prizes.

Funds raised from the Bridge Ride will help the ECCO Dental Clinic continue to provide free dental services to in-need residents in the Cooper River and Santee Basin areas, as well as the counties of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester. 

Schedule of Events



Approximate 70-Mile Outdoor Cycling Event

Starts promptly at 6:30 a.m.

First 90-Minute Spin-a-thon

8 – 9:30 a.m.

CX30 Class

9:30 – 10 a.m.

Second 90-Minute Spin-a-thon

10 – 11:30 a.m.

The Bridge Ride also includes a performance by local band favorite Fat Alice from 8 a.m. to noon, as well as vendors offering food and drink, cycling and athletic equipment. 

Sponsors of the event include the East Shore Athletic Club, Clear Channel, Moultrie News, Carolina One Real Estate, Minuteman Press, Westbrook Brewing Company and Nucor.

Twitter followers can support the event by using the hash tag #BridgeRide.

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