WOODBURY - As the "Ride for Life" travels across Long Island, it is raising money and awareness in the fight against Lou Gherig's disease.

Christine Pendergast has been at her husband Chris' side every year, taking their message to the masses and the money they raise to Long Island patients and research.

It is because of the money raised from the ride that Stony Brook University will now hold clinical trials on ALS on Long Island. News 12 Long Island: Ride for Life