The 13th annual Red Ribbon Ride to support HIV/AIDS service organizations in Minnesota kicked off Thursday morning at Mall of America.
Hundreds of cyclists will ride 300 miles over the next 4 days with stops in Belle Plaine, Mankato and Waconia before finishing at the State Capitol on Sunday.
The Red Ribbon Ride raises awareness and funding for these 8 Minnesota organizations:
African American AIDS Task Force (AAATF)
The Aliveness Project
Hope House of St. Croix Valley
Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP)
Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN)