Photos from North Fork Soldier Ride

09/01/2012 8:00 PM |
Wounded Warrior Project, soldier ride, North Fork

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Soldier Ride participants in Greenport Saturday morning for the North Fork biking fundrasier.

Participants in the North Fork Soldier Ride set off from Mitchell Park in Greenport Saturday morning, with most riders planning to take the 15-mile one-way ride from Greenport to Mattituck.

But there was also a 30-mile round trip ride between Greenport and Mattituck and a 60-mile loop from Greenport to Mattituck, then ourt to Orient and back to Greenport.

Registration fees went to the Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit which seeks to aid wounded combat veterans and their families.

The was also another event, the Shelter Island Spur Ride, that began at the American Legion Mitchell Post 281, 1 Bateman Road on Shelter Island. There were two loops there, one of 12.5 miles and another of 25 miles.

Proceeds from the Spur Ride benefit the Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund’s support of veterans and their families.

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