Scarborough students to ride for Peabody Center

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SCARBOROUGH — A tradition continues at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, when students, staff and parents from Scarborough Middle School will host the 27th annual Ed Wimert Memorial Bike/Walk-a-thon for AIDS to raise money for the Frannie Peabody Center.

Organizers are hoping for at least 200 participants on a course from the Clambake Restaurant on Pine Point Road to the Ocean Park section of Old Orchard Beach. The bike ride is 20 miles; the walk is six miles.

Event-day registration will be begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Clambake. Registration is $5, with at least $25 in pledges. For more information, or to donate, visit

Other event organizers include the Scarborough Police Department, Scarborough High School Student Council, Scarborough High School Key Club and Scarborough Explorers. The Portland-based Frannie Peabody Center was established to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS and support those living with HIV and AIDS in Maine.