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Bike ride to commemorate fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake

Riders at the 2013 Get-in-Gear community-bike ride in North Miami. About 60 people participated in the 10-mile ride, which was dedicated in remembrance of the earthquake in Haiti.
Riders at the 2013 Get-in-Gear community-bike ride in North Miami. About 60 people participated in the 10-mile ride, which was dedicated in remembrance of the earthquake in Haiti. Miami Herald File, 2013

North Miami will host its fifth annual Get-in-Gear bike ride this weekend. The ride will serve as a commemoration of the 2010 Haiti earthquake anniversary and a fundraiser for relief programs.

The ride will begin 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the MOCA Plaza, 770 NE 125th St. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The round-trip length of the ride is about 10 miles.

Riders are encouraged to travel at their own pace and take breaks if necessary. Helmets are required for any riders that are 16 years old and younger.

Color of Hope, a non-profit organization focused on improving quality of life for Haitians, has partnered with the city in fund-raising efforts. For more information on the ride call 305-895-9815 or 305-895-9818.

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