Moritz Ride for Heroes
The 12th annual Moritz Ride For Heroes is planned Saturday, April 19 in Aledo.
Race time is 8:30 a.m., and ride routes ranging from 8 to 70 miles are available.
All routes begin at Aledo High School on Bailey Ranch Road
Much more information is available at rideforheroes.org, including route maps, online registration and downloadable registration form.
Benefactors of the ride include Aledo Volunteer Fire Department,
Hudson Oaks Fire Rescue, Willow Park Fire/Rescue, Parker County Sheriff's Reserve,
Weatherford Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association and
Parker County Center of Hope.
Since the first ride in 2003, almost $400,000 has been disbursed.
Numerous rest stops are staffed by Aledo High School organizations.
Moritz Ride for Heroes will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 20 at Aledo High School. The 11th annual bike ride primarily benefits the fire departments of East Parker County and the Parker County Sheriff’s Reserve. The course has six routes, ranging from 8 to 75 miles long. Riders receive a free hamburger lunch and T-shirt. Early registrants also receive a chance to win a new bicycle. The course includes eight rest stops with fruit, sports drinks, homemade cookies and other refreshments. For more details or to register, visit www.rideforheroes.org
The 9th Annual Moritz Chevrolet Ride for Heroes will be Saturday, April 16 starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Aledo High School Complex. The Ride, benefiting the Aledo, Hudson Oaks and Willow Park Fire Departments, the Sheriff's Reserve and Center of Hope, is expecting over 1500 riders with routes of 8, 22, 34, 44, 60 and 82 miles through East Parker County. The entry fee is $25 till April 9th, and $30 after. Ages 15 and under receive a $10 discount and must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and donations are welcome. For more information, maps, and entry Forms go to www.rideforheroes.org.