Spinning Cyclists 'Ride 2 Recovery' Fundraiser at UNH Benefits Soldiers
Media Contact: Beth Potier
UNH Media Relations
Jan 25, 2010

DURHAM, N. H. – The University of New Hampshire’s Campus Recreation will participate in Spinning Nation, a fundraiser for the charity Ride 2 Recovery, which aids wounded soldiers during rehabilitation.

The indoor cycling event takes places Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hamel Student Recreation Center, 128 Main Street, Durham, NH. Health clubs nationwide are participating in the fundraiser.

Participants are asked to donate or raise $75 per hour of spinning but any amount of money will be accepted, according to Linda Hayden, assistant director of Campus Recreation. Riders can sign up for one or two hours. 

“This is a really great event that will help a lot of people,” says Hayden. “Ride 2 Recovery provides mental and physical assistance for men and women in the armed forces.”

To register, go to www.spinningnation.org. For information on this event, contact Hayden at 603-862-4515 or linda.hayden@unh.edu.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.