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Saratoga Springs race raises money for diabetes research

September 16, 2017 06:30 PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Hundreds of riders hit the pavement in Saratoga Springs on Saturday for a good cause.

The inaugural Ride to Cure Diabetes kicked off early in the morning. Over 200 riders from all over the country and Canada chose their routes, between 32 and 100 miles. They all raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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“We're here to raise money for Type I diabetes research and the more money that we raise, the more money is allowing us to turn Type I into Type none,” said race director Alyson Levine.

The ride raised over $2.4 million for research.

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