The below article was originally published in the Winter 2015/2016 edition of the FARA Advocate.
rideATAXIA belongs to the whole FA community and their supporters. The success lies in numerous families and their communities planning, recruiting, fundraising, volunteering, and cycling. The 2015 rideATAXIA program welcomed over 2,000 participants, including representatives from 93 FA families, who raised more than $750,000 in support of FARA’s mission to treat and cure FA.
There are a number of contributing factors to a successful ride program. First, our generous sponsors, in particular our National Presenting Sponsor, Outback Steakhouse, make the ride possible. Outback Steakhouse, joined by Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Bonefish Grill in some locations, prepares an unparalleled post ride meal that sets rideATAXIA apart from other area rides. In addition to working with some incredible sponsors, rideATAXIA is honored to work with many dedicated FA families who help us execute each ride.