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Motocross riders make laps for Hannah's Socks

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Some local motocross riders took to the trail in Sunday on Swanton for a good cause.

Riders like Asa Able who has been riding since he was four. "I just love the sport. I grew up in it and it's what I love."

Asa did a lot of riding at the motocross trail at the Maumee State Forest in Swanton, but four years ago the devastating tornado that ripped through our area stopped all that. The twister tore through the forest and destroyed thousands of trees. Now, the trail us not only back up and running, but it has nearly doubled in size.

The riders are grateful to have their course back and eager to pay it forward by helping out those in need.

Matt Bucher, founder of the Toledo Trail Riders says, "We are really trying to show the brighter side of APV and show off how the off-road community an come together."  He hit the trail along with dozens of other riders for the first Laps for Hannah's Socks. Hannah's Socks is a group that collects socks and donates them to people in need.

Robin Laird, executive director of Hannah's Socks said, "These trail riders are some of the most generous people we have ever met."

To learn more about the Toledo Trail Riders, visit their Facebook page by clicking here.

To learn more about the mission of Hannah's Socks and how you can help, visit their website: http://www.hannahssocks.org/

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