Ride 2 Recovery Gulf Coast Challenge Arrives In Kenner, LA

KENNER, LA The Ride 2 Recovery, a nonprofit organization that raises money and helps injured veterans improve their health and wellness through individual and group cycling, concludes the Gulf Coast Challenge today in Kenner, LA.

         The 6-day, 470-mile bike journey started in Atlanta on Monday, March 2, 2015, with more than 200 participants – many of whom are severely injured veterans who were riding along the Gulf Coast on hand cycles, recumbents, tandems and traditional road bikes.

         Before the more than 200 cyclists cross the finish line at the DoubleTree Hotel, 2150 Veterans Blvd., Kenner, at approximately 2:50 p.m., they will pass the MHM Urgent Care, also located on Veterans Boulevard, at approximately 2:00 p.m.

         Keith LeBlanc, Chief Executive Officer of MHM Urgent Care, is a local New Orleanian and participant in the Ride 2 Recovery Gulf Coast Challenge, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare.

         Ride 2 Recovery offers mental and physical rehabilitation programs for our country’s wounded veterans and healing heroes utilizing cycling as the core activity.

         Ride 2 Recovery raises money to support various cycling programs at military and VA locations around the United Sates to help our heroes overcome the obstacles they face.

         Ride 2 Recovery is supported by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations as a nonprofit.  

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