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Cyclists ride for Alzheimer's disease awareness

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A group of fraternity brothers were in Jacksonville on Tuesday as part of their home stretch of a cross-country bike ride.

It's all for a good cause -- to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease.

The team of nine is originally from Kentucky. They started in Minnesota and plan to finish in Key West in about 10 days.

They held a fundraiser Tuesday morning at the Jacksonville Landing.

"We did it for Alzheimer's because several of our family members have been affected," cyclist Tyler Wittmer said. "If we were ever going to do anything, it would be for this."

The team has raised about $50,000, but they're shooting for $100,000.

For more information about their cause, go to www.bike4alz.org.