Make Your Mark: MSA Awareness Tour 2014

Cycling to raise awareness of Multiple System Atrophy

Make Your Mark: MSA Awareness Tour 2014 is two cyclists' tribute to their father and brother Mark Versel, who died in May 2012 from a rare, fatal, untreatable neurodegenerative disease called Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). MSA robbed Mark of his mobility, so we are riding our bikes from Chicago to Washington, D.C., July 4-14, 2014, in his memory and to raise funds for the Multiple System Atrophy Coalition and other MSA charities.
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850 miles.

We're taking the MSA message from Chicago to Washington this summer.

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While we're on the road for 11 days in July, we will be passing through plenty of towns large and small. Local MSA communities are planning a number of events along the way to welcome us and help spread the message about MSA,

MSA is so rare than even some neurologists go their whole careers without seeing a single case. Make Your Mark: MSA Awareness Tour 2014 is about raising awareness of MSA and helping charities that fund research and support patients and their families.

Mark Versel was a loving husband, son, brother, father and grandfather, and a friend to many. His life was cut short by this terrible disease, and we ride to honor his memory and his courage in fighting MSA.

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