The Ride for Life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023.The Ride for Life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023.

Amid surge in violence, MAD DADS prepares to ‘Ride for Life’

Published on September 29, 2023 at 12:04 pm

It has been six years since Latasha Hobbs’ son was shot and killed, two days after his 18th birthday.

On Saturday, Hobbs will gather with other grieving families for the MAD DADS Motorcycle Ride for Life. Leaders with MAD DADS have said for years that for Jacksonville to be a safe city, everyone needs to be on board with helping the police. 

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The MAD DADS Motorcycle Ride for Life will start at the Adamec Harley Davidson store on Baymeadows Road. It will end at Edgewood Avenue South and Highway Avenue, a roughly 13-mile route. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will be there to escort the riders.

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