Savannah bike ride to honor Wounded Warriors

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Savannah Unity Bicycle Ride is set to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday, Oct. 8.

The ride will start at the intersection of Bull Street and Liberty Street in downtown Savannah.

Riders of all skill levels can participate and can choose from the Fun Ride 3-Mile ride beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the Soldier 30-Mile Ride beginning at 9 a.m. Spectators are encouraged to wear red, white and blue and enjoy the Block Party between 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Wounded Warrior Project's mission is to honor empower wounded warriors. It provides services that ease the burdens of wounded troops along with their families, assist in recovery, and aid in the transition back to civilian life.

The Savannah Unity Bicycle Ride aims to provide an opportunity for wounded warriors in the community to restore their physical and emotional well-being through cycling while restoring their physical and emotional well-being all the while honoring military men and women.

Local event sponsors include The Bicycle Link, Perry Rubber Bicycle Shop, Coastal Logistics Group, EnviroVac, Alnic Designs and Hargray Communications.

Participants can register in advance online at at a discounted rate of $12.50. Day-of-event registration will take place at the race start point, located at the intersection of Bull and Liberty streets between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. Registration on the day of the event will cost $20. For more information, please contact Robert Bendetti at 912.964.0707 or email at

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