A Perfect day

It was fairly calm and the temps reached the mid-twenties. I had to think of how blessed I am to be able to do this and I thanked God for my health/strength at age 62. I  reached  10% (1500km) today. That means celebrating the first 1500 lives of former destitute kids, whose lives and direction has been changed by Mully Children’s Family.
I am very pleased with my cycling results thus far. Besides the two flats, I am off the bike for only 2-3min/day so far. That of course will change significantly when I begin the 333km/day next week. I can only carry food and liquid to fuel me 100-150km on my bike, so I will need to replenish a few times a day.
I have had 2 sub 7 hour times for 200km unsupported this week so far. I have not done that in years. 
I am so thrilled for the 20+ solos/family units who have let me know that  they are participating in the 1000km challenge. There may be others that I don’t know about yet. It is NOT too late to join the team of difference makers. Simply email me at loewen.arvid@gmail.com. As you ride 1km at a time, remember that it represents 1 transformed life.
The funds you raise/donate will help transform the next 15,000 lives.

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2 comments on “A Perfect day
  1. Ruth Ewert says:

    Keep up the great work you do!!

  2. Dorothy Funk says:

    Praying for you every day!!

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Charles Mulli is a former street child from the slums of Kenya. He became extremely successful in business, but then God called him to give it all up and care for the orphaned and abandoned children still on the streets in Kenya. Charles Mulli is the founder and CEO of Mully Children's Family. To learn more about MCF, click here.

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