Gallery: Muddy Angels Stop in Whitpain

Muddy Angels stop in Whitpain on their trip to Virginia form Boston.

Nearly 90 bicyclists stopped in on their journey from Boston to Alexandria, VA on Wednesday afternoon. The Muddy Angels, started their trip on Friday in Boston and will finish the tour of the east cost on Friday in Alexandria, VA. Along the way, they ride through Rhode Island, Ne York, including New York City, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Riders are from all over the country, from Maine to Florida, and including California and Washington State. In the past riders from Canada, Germany and Ireland have joined the Muddy Angels in the sojourn.

The group rides to honor the EMS workers who have died in the line of duty and advocate for safety of emergency services equipment and healthy emergency service workers.

Jim Perkins, Public Information Officer for Muddy Angels, said most of the EMS workers they ride for have suffered a cardiac arrest while on duty.

The east coast ride is an annual event and Perkins said the riders always stop at a Second Alarmers Station in the area. This is the first time they have stopped at the Whitpain SARS station.

To join the annual ride or another Muddy Angels ride, sign up at MuddyAngels.com.

Shirley Rosen May 24, 2012 at 01:46 PM
Can I post pictures of pets in need of homes?
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