Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Swamp Fox Ranger Ride - May 19, 2012 - South Carolina


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 Contact: Clarence Matthews
April 16, 2012                                          Phone: 843-697-0739

Swap Fox Ranger Ride rolls into South Carolina

Charleston, SC – Celebrate Armed Forces Day and honor those who served by participating in the Swap Fox Ranger Ride.  This bicycling event is a 25/45/75 mile road ride through the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina.  The purpose of holding the ride is to have fun, test yourself, and raise money and awareness for GallantFew!

Saturday, May 19th, 2012- Three iterations ride through the Francis Marion National Forest for the 25/45/75 mile rides.  Pre-ride packet pick up will be Friday, May 18th, 2012 at the Trek Store of Mount Pleasant.  Event day registration begins at 0700 (7AM) EDT (-4 Zulu) - @ Awendaw Green, Mount Pleasant, SC.  Event Map

Registration information-  here on  Live entertainment will be provided by Awendaw Green.  WCBD News 2 Chief Meteorologist Rob Fowler emcees the awards ceremony at race conclusion. The first ten registrants will receive a custom cycling jersey.  One custom jersey will be raffled off after the ride!

The race is named after General Francis Marion, one of the fathers of modern guerilla warfare and affectionately known as the "Swamp Fox".  His legendary exploits inspired the movie "The Patriot"
For more information, go to our Facebook page or

Fees will increase by $5 for event day registration.
Registration Closing Date - Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Registration information-  here on

Support for this event across the Lowcountry includes our first event sponsors, the TV Show "Army Wives", Pegasus Steel LLC, and the Trek Store of Mount Pleasant.


“GallantFew, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non profit nationwide Veteran mentor network that is
 dedicated to eliminating veteran unemployment, homelessness and suicide, helping our returning heroes transition successfully from military service to civilian life. GallantFew provides a social network, professional development, emotional support and physical assistance.” Our unique approach pairs veterans who have already successfully transitioned out of the military with service-members just leaving active duty in one-on-one mentoring relationships. Without the generosity of the donors, the events would not be possible. Federal Tax ID # 27-1779772

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