Motorcycle ride benefits victims of child abuse

<span class=”s1″>Preparations are nearly complete for the 20th annual Northern Utah Teddy Bear Run on Saturday, September 27.</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>“This is an event to support Logan’s Children’s Justice Center where victims of child abuse are interviewed and medically assessed by professionals who are trained in the forensic investigation of abuse,” said Kaytee Jensen, event coordinator.</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>Hundreds of motorcyclists make the trip from Logan into Box Elder County and eventually north to Malad, Idaho.</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>The ride begins at Renegade Sports in Logan at 10 am, then to Vesco’s in Brigham City before arriving in Malad City between 12:30-1 pm.</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>“In the past we have had between 300-450 bikes, usually averaging between 500-600 people.”</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>Pre-registration for a couple is $25, $20 for a single rider at www.northernutahteddybearrun.com.</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>“That gives them a shirt, a pin and a meal ticket for a barbecue dinner with baked potato and a salad.</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>“Registration the day of the ride is $35 for a couple and $30 for a single ticket and they can purchase a meal ticket.”</span>

<p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″>Each rider is asked to donate a new teddy bear that will be given to the Children’s Justice Center. Children who are victims of abuse can choose a new teddy bear while they are at the justice center.</span>

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