MS Society of Canada Articles

Rookie Riders Gear Up for Biking to the Viking

Rookie Riders Gear Up for Biking to the Viking

By Sarah Klein A group of 191 first-time riders are preparing to cycle in this weekend's 26th annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour. The two-day tour on Saturday and Sunday takes riders on an 85-kilometre trip from Stonewall to Gimli and back, while raising funds...

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‘Biking to the Viking’ Eyes $500K Fundraising Goal

‘Biking to the Viking’ Eyes $500K Fundraising Goal

This year's 170-kilometre bike ride to end multiple sclerosis is hoping to raise $500,000 in donations for the MS Society of Canada. The annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour will bring out 600 cyclists, who will pedal from Stonewall to Gimli and back over the span...

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MS Society Launching Two New Manitoba Bike Tours

By Sarah Klein The Manitoba division of the MS Society of Canada is rolling out two new bike tours for 2015. The Winter MS Bike Tour will take place Saturday, February 7 at Clear Lake, Riding Mountain National Park, and the Turtle Mountain Trail is set for Sunday,...

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Weather Cancels Second Day of ‘Biking to the Viking’

High winds and thunderstorms have cancelled the second day of the 25th anniversary Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour. Riders were to leave from Gimli today and head back to Stonewall, where they departed from on Saturday as part of the fundraising event. "The safety...

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‘Biking to the Viking’ MS Tour Marking 25 Years

Around 700 cyclists will make a 170 km trek across Manitoba this weekend for the 25th anniversary of the Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour. Supporting the cause in ending multiple sclerosis, the ride will depart Saturday from the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex in...

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A&W’s Annual Cruisin’ to End MS Day

If you don't already have lunch plans, chowing down on a burger will greatly help out the MS Society of Canada. The organization has teamed up with A&W Canada for the sixth annual Cruisin’ to End MS day. One dollar from every Teen Burger sold across Canada today...

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Klassen to Join Annual MS Biking to the Viking Tour

Klassen to Join Annual MS Biking to the Viking Tour

Celebrated Olympian Cindy Klassen will join the fundraising efforts this year for the 25th anniversary of the MS Biking to the Viking. The six-time Olympic speed skating medallist will be the celebrity rider for the 170 km recreational bike tour from August 23-24. The...

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‘Cruisin’ for a Cause Day’ to Fund MS Research

The MS Society of Canada will benefit from Cruisin' for a Cause Day today when A&W customers purchase a Teen Burger. One dollar from every burger purchased nationwide will be donated to the MS Society, which helps fund multiple sclerosis research. Customers can...

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MS Bike Tour Gearing Up for Stonewall-Gimli Trek

More than 700 cyclists will take to Manitoba's roads this weekend for the 24th annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour. Part of the MS Society of Canada’s national MS Bike program, the event on Saturday and Sunday (August 24-25) is one of the largest cycling series...

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MS Walk to Take Over U of M Campus

Hundreds of Manitobans will be lacing up on Sunday for the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries MS Walk. Walkers will begin at 10 a.m. at the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba and stroll along two different routes. A 2 km and 5 km walk are planned and will...

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Kelly Butler Signs On as MS Walk Ambassador

The 21st Annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries MS Walk is fast approaching and organizers are calling on participants to register and help fundraise. Set for Sunday, May 5 at the University of Manitoba's Max Bell Centre, the 2 km and 5 km walk or run will tackle...

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‘Biking to the Viking’ Raises $393K for MS Society

More than 700 cyclists geared up for the MS Society's 23rd annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour this past weekend. Organizers say over $393,000 was raised for those living with MS, with many pledges still coming in. Cyclists rode 160 kilometres from Stonewall to...

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