Support Firefighters Graham Warburton (Atikokan Fire Rescue) and Reagan Breeze (Dryden Fire Services) as they take part in the inaugural Northern Fire Cycle Ride for Muscular Dystrophy Canada in support of people affected by Muscular Dystrophy. The ride will commence on September 10th in Kenora, Ontario, and finish on September 13th for the opening day of FireCon 2012 in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
FireCon is an annual Conference where more than 300 firefighters travel to Thunder Bay for training over a three-day period in mid-September and it is an important part of the regional camaraderie amongst the Fire Service across Northern Ontario.
The Northern Fire Cycle Ride for Muscular Dystrophy Canada will span more than 500kms and travel through and near many towns in Northern Ontario.
Main Travel Route
September 10th – Kenora to Vermillion Bay to Dryden
September 11th – Dryden to English River
September 12th to 13th – English River to Thunder Bay
Support the firefighters during this four-day event by paying them a visit or making a donation
online at: http://muscle.akaraisin.com/nfcr2012.
Muscular dystrophy is the name given to a group of more than 150 types of neuromuscular disorders characterized by the wasting away and progressive weakness of the voluntary muscles that control voluntary movement. Over time, people with neuromuscular disorders may lose the ability to walk, speak, and ultimately breathe. For some individuals, the disorder is fatal. There
is currently no cure.