After a grueling 4,200-mile, 54-day journey across the United States, the C2C4FSHD team is preparing to make its triumphant return to Brooklyn.
The Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD is extending an invitation for everyone to join us as we celebrate the team’s arrival at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, July 19 at 2 p.m.
There are two exciting, free opportunities to be part of this special day.
The first is by joining the team at the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge (near City Hall) and bicycling over the bridge to help “break the tape” after a short, 3-mile ride to the Barclays Center promenade.
All you need to do is bring a bike and a helmet, and you are welcome to ride with the team.
The second is by simply joining us at the Barclays Center and cheering for the team as they complete the final few minutes of their 4,200-mile odyssey. Once at the Barclays Center (near the Flatbush Avenue subway entrance), the celebration continues with a huge party, complete with food, beverages and entertainment.
Here is the projected event schedule (which is subject to change, please check www.chriscarrinofoundation.org for complete details) for Wednesday, July 19:
- 2 p.m. – Gates will open for all event guests at the Barclays Center Promenade. Food and refreshments will be available.
- 2:30 p.m. – Meet the team at the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge (near City Hall plaza). This will be for all potential bicyclists. There will be a complete police escort to ensure the safety of all riders from any traffic.
- 3:30 to 4 p.m. – Team arrives at the Barclays Center. The party will last until at least 6 p.m. Food, beverages and entertainment will continue to be served.
Please remember that while all of these events are free and open to everyone to share in this wonderful celebration, we encourage you to RSVP to Daniel Ferrity at 917-836-2022 or Kristin Healy-Haufmann at 347-723-8281 by Tuesday, July 18.
In addition, we would appreciate your consideration to help us support the C2C4FSHD team’s efforts and assist the foundation in its fundraising to fight and find a cure for FSHD by making a donation.
Simply text C2C to 71-777 or visit the foundation’s website at www.chriscarrinofoundation.org. No donation is too large or small. Every dollar counts.
Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you at either the Brooklyn Bridge or the Barclays Center on Wednesday, July 19.