The Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka pledged a match of a $1,000 for individual member donations to Team Red Dragon. The members’ response was huge – more than $2,600 in 10 minutes!! Here I am receiving the matching check from SW Eureka Rotary President, Matt Nilsen. The support for our Race Across America (RAAM) and the Early Literacy Partner Program …
Eureka educator seeks to bike across U.S. in 12 days to promote childhood literacy
Left at 3:13 am, 100.8 miles, 7 hrs 44 mins, 9587 ft climbing, 13 mph average speed. Back to pedaling in the white stuff! Watch this video of my route. Relive ‘Night Ride’
Michael went before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to speak to them about the Race Across America and his cause of the Early Literacy Partners Program. Watch the video to hear what the Supervisors think about his effort.
Michael joined Monica Petruzzelli on today’s Live at Five on KIEM News Channel 3 to talk about the Race Across America. They are very interested in doing the nightly check-in during the race if we are able to pull that off. Watch the video.
After yesterday’s slugfest in the snow, the old Welsh pistons were’t quite up to snuff for today’s training century…….. Check out the Relive video of the route. 101.5 miles, 6:11 hours, 3,868 vertical feet and 16.4 mph average. Relive ‘Tired Legs’
Had the opportunity to read Dr. Seuss to 5th graders at Lafayette Elementary School. Read Across America Day is today. Race Across America begins June 12!!
53.02 miles, 3:37:12 moving time, 4,764 ft climbing and 14.6 MPH average speed. Relive ‘Butler Valley Flatfest!’
Michael promotes the Race Across America and his cause of Early Childhood Literacy with Chris Hartley, Superintendent of Schools for Humboldt County Office of Education on Talk Shop with Brian Papstein.
2:17 AM to 9:13 AM, 124.6 Miles, 4,731 FT Elevation Gain, 6:32 Riding Time, 19.1 MPH Average