Local Event Benefits Families Coping with Childhood Cancer

The 6th Annual Ryde for Ryder event will be held Saturday, June 25th in honor of Ryder Armstrong, who gained his angel wings in 2018. The event will begin in front of the Patton Block Grill & Brew Pub in downtown Monmouth with registration at 7 am followed by a shotgun start at 8 am. Three different route options are available for cyclers: a 15-mile, 25 mile, or 50 miles. Participant and member of the Monmouth Daily Drafters Chris Gavin shares the background story of Ryder and his family:

Participant Chris Gavin

Proceeds from the annual event help to offset financial costs for other families coping with childhood cancer.

**Written by WMOI/WRAM Director of Communications Kelsey Crain**

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