This ride is for PTSD awareness. Cpl Julian Ortiz was 23 and an outstanding Marine. He served two deployments as a machine gunner with 1st Battalion 9th Marine Regiment. Julian was later diagnosed with combat related PTSD and took his own life in 2013.
There is no entry fee to participate in the ride, but donations will be greatly appreciated in honor of Ortiz for the Travis Manion Foundation.
Please register so we know how many riders will be showing up and ALL riders are welcome.
The address for the Escondido Army National Guard is 304 E Park Ave, Escondido, CA 92025
The ride will commence no later than 8:30am. Riders are encouraged to start meeting an hour before.
The ride will travel east on the 78 to the 79 intersection in Julian. There we will take a quick stop before commencing north on the 79, 76 west to the Interstate 15 south. We will continue 15 south until we get back on the 78 east back to the start location. Total ride time is estimated at 2 hours.
All proceeds will be donated to the Travis Manion Foundation and its programs: Character Does Matter, 9/11 Heroes Run, Expeditions for Survivors, and the MAP-V Program. To learn more about the Travis Manion Foundation please visit www.travismanion.org
For more info please contact Cody at firstname.lastname@example.org