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We have arrived!!

We have arrived safely at Key West, Florida at 4:56pm local time. Thank you for your prayers. More photos to come shortly.

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Florida Fun!

Please check back soon .. we expect to arrive in Key West within two hours!!!

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Along the Keys

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Approaching the Finish…

Chariots of Fire

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Prayers of the Grandchildren

Dear Jesus, thank you for Grampa’s strong muscles. Please give his muscles new strength and energy every day of his ride. -E

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7:15 am

After a delay and then re-routing, we are back on the road at 7:15.

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Roadblock

6:00 am (local time): We are presently sitting at an intersection on Hwy 997. The road ahead is closed due to a major accident and we are waiting for permission to proceed. No idea on timing.

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July 4 Stats

In an effort to get closer to Key West, Arvid pushed very hard today, covering 372 km. With having to wait out the thunderstorm we went an hour longer, finishing the day at 11 pm. Our ‘night nap’ is done

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A soggy ride in Florida

Where is the sun in the Sunshine State?Irrigation ditches alongside Hwy 27. Sugar cane fields as far as the eye can see.

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One hour later …

And we are back on the road again. Unfortunately, in that hour the wind changed and is now a strong headwind.

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Another thunderstorm

Arvid is in the RV as we sit out another thunderstorm.⚡️🌧⛈

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One happy camper

Dessert after 200km

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Round 2 of democratic debates

…majority wins again! Still heading south!

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Prayers of the Grandchildren

Dear Jesus, help Grampa not to feel scared on his bike. Help Grampa to remember all the Grandkids. Help Grampa to make lots of money for the children. Amen. -JT

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Democracy rules

25% of our team really wants a slight route and schedule change. But we gotta go with the majority.

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Arvid's Location

Track Arvid through the Spot device he carries with him by clicking here.

Prayer Requests

June 15: As the ride begins, pray that we will have strength equal to the task ahead!

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About MCF

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.

Arvid's Role

God has called me (Arvid) to be an ambassador for Mully Children's Family. I have chosen to use ultramarathon cycling as my platform from which to fulfill this calling. You can follow my ride, here, at www.grandpascan.com/ride. To read more about me and my story, click here.

Donate

I am asking you to help. I am trying to raise funds for the ongoing and capital expenses for the child mothers program at MCF. This program provides the critical life skills the young mothers need. To learn more about donating, click here.

Media Contact

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