ATLANTA, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued community commitment, Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta, a world-class hotel near Atlanta, Georgia, is hosting The 6 HOUR: Bike Challenge for Children's Hospitals of Atlanta, Saturday, May 18. All proceeds will benefit Children's Miracle Network.
For six hours, participants will be pedaling away to raise money and awareness for the organization. Whether they are suffering from common childhood ailments, such as asthma or broken bones, or fighting bigger challenges, such as cancer, Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide comfort, treatment and hope to millions of sick kids each year.
This Alpharetta hotel intends to raise more than $20,000 for Children's Miracle Network through this event and others, including the sale of CMN bracelets, ice cream socials and penny jars. The 6 HOUR kicks off at 10 a.m. with a meet and greet, while the first pedal stroke comes full circle at 10:30 a.m. Dozens of vendors, prizes and raffle drawings will be on hand throughout the duration of the event.
Registration costs $25 per biker, and all participants receive a 6 HOUR bike challenge water bottle and gift, as well as support, food and water from friends, family and associates. To sign up, visit www.torch-relay.org/6HourChallenge.
About Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta
Discover the epitome of suburban sophistication at Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta, located just north of downtown Atlanta. A world-class Atlanta-area hotel for corporate and leisure travelers alike, we offer exclusive amenities, handsomely appointed guest rooms, a fully equipped fitness center and relaxing indoor/outdoor pools. After a meeting in the Windward Business District or a day of shopping at nearby North Point Mall, guests of our Windward Parkway hotel can unwind at Vidalia's, one of the most delectable Alpharetta restaurants, or the Lobby Bar. For guests planning high-impact events, we offer flexible, state-of-the-art function space with Southern hospitality, exceptional catering and professional planners to ensure an unforgettable experience. Cherish an upscale community retreat at one of the finest hotels for business or leisure, better known as Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta.
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