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BP MS 150 by the numbers

Release date: May 9, 2018

Team BP helped support research for multiple sclerosis (MS) during the 2018 BP MS 150 bike ride from April 28-29
Two riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Group shot of riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Happy lone rider at the 2018 BP MS 150
Three riders crossing the finish line at the 2018 BP MS 150
Crossing the finish line at the 2018 BP MS 150
Happy rider at the 2018 BP MS 150
More riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
More riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Finish line with riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Two riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Group shot of riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Happy lone rider at the 2018 BP MS 150
Three riders crossing the finish line at the 2018 BP MS 150
Crossing the finish line at the 2018 BP MS 150
Happy rider at the 2018 BP MS 150
More riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
More riders at the 2018 BP MS 150
Finish line with riders at the 2018 BP MS 150

Ideal weather conditions with warm temperatures, sunny skies and mild winds, helped riders as they pedaled 170 miles from Houston to the finish line in Austin.

 

Since taking over as the itle sponsor of the ride 17 years ago, BP and Team BP riders have raised and contributed more than $19 million for MS research and programs, and this year, Team BP has already raised over $678,000. The BP MS 150 is BP's largest community fundraising sponsorship in the United States.

 

Here is a look at the event, through the numbers.

 

 

  • 2001 – First year BP was the title sponsor
  • 140 to 170 – Miles from the starting point to finish line in Austin (depending on route)
  • 3,500 – Volunteers who helped with the event
  • $678,467 - Raised by Team BP in 2018
  • 2,300,000 – People affected worldwide by MS
  • 7,400 – Cyclists who participated
  • 12 – Minimum age to ride245 – Team BP riders
  • $19,000,000 - Raised and contributed by BP since 2001