Ann Arbor Active Against ALS is a grassroots, nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise funds for research toward effective treatments and ultimately a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), while raising awareness of the disease, encouraging physical activity, and building a compassionate community.

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Rivalry Ride

Stadium-to-Stadium Rivalry Ride for ALS


Sam Sugerman, his family, and friends will be leading the Rivarly Ride again on Saturday, October 25, 2014! It’s a great ride of about 65 miles on back roads between Ann Arbor and Lansing. Join us!

If interested, please contact Gayle, Andy or Joel at [email protected] for more information.

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From the Big House to Spartan Stadium before the Michigan-MSU football game.

RivalryRideFinish2013UPDATE: “Thank you to everyone who supported the Second Annual Stadium to Stadium Rivalry Ride! We are so appreciative of all who made donations to support Ann Arbor Active Against ALS. We raised nearly $5000!

 We also appreciate all those who met us at the Big House on a dark, cold, rainy, morning to send us off to Spartan Stadium! Despite the weather it was a great ride through the rolling hills between Ann Arbor and East Lansing.

Sam_IMG_8269_Fall 2012_opt My name is Sam Sugerman.  For my Bar Mitzvah project my family, friends, and I rode our bikes from Spartan Stadium to the Big House on the day of the Michigan – Michigan State football game.

Due to the incredible response and the generosity of so many people, we raised over $8000 for Ann Arbor Active Against ALS that first year. Because this ride was such a success we decided to make it an annual event!

Please Support Us – Make a Pledge HERE!

On October 25th, 2014, the date of the Michigan – Michigan State football game, we will be riding from the Big House in Ann Arbor to Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.

We plan to leave the Big House at 7:30 a.m.and follow the same scenic, rural, and mostly paved and flat, route for about 65 miles to East Lansing.

We would like to encourage anyone interested to ride with us! However, everyone will need to arrange for their own transportation home from East Lansing. To increase awareness of ALS, and to raise money for ALS research, we ask that each rider solicit pledges to donate to Ann Arbor Active Against ALS.

Thank you for your support

Sam Sugerman and Family