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Bikers ride for Special Olympics Delaware

Monday - 4/22/2013, 8:10am  ET

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) -- Hundreds of motorcyclists hit the road for Special Olympics Delaware during the annual "Ride to the Tide" event.

The organization says a total of 572 bikers with 183 passengers rode from Newark and Dover to Rehoboth Beach on Sunday to raise more than $27,000.

The event, now in its seventh year, has now raised more than $108,000 for the group, benefiting 3,500 Special Olympics athletes who participate year-round in 20 sports.

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