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Reflecting on God’s leading during GrandpasCan 2018

Sometimes I just marvel at how God brings things together. So I need to ask myself; ‘Why do I even worry or why am I anxious that things will work out?’ Check out God’s timing and leading throughout Grandpascan 2018.

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Day 7 Stats

Arvid is almost in Manitoba as of Thursday night. He completed 311km on Thursday!

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Day 6 Stats

Arvid is right in the middle of the prairies, having biked 386km on day 6. Here he comes, Manitoba!

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Day 5 Stats

Arvid is through Edmonton and into the Prairies! He has his sights set on Winnipeg, where he’ll see his grandsons and interact at several events at supportive Hutterite colonies, then arrive for the MCF banquet in Winnipeg. On day 5

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Day 4 Stats

It looks like Arvid completed 355km on day 4, gaining 1,605m and losing 1,556m. He’s approaching Edmonton today!

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Day 3 Stats

Arvid is back in civilization! He made it to Grande Prairie last night, after 387km on the day. That included 2,283m of climbing and 2,683m of descending.

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Day 2 Stats

Arvid is making good progress up North. On Day 2, he completed 347km in 16h 55m, averaging 20.5km/h (this includes all off-bike time during the day). This included 2,776m of climbing and 2,944m of descending.

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Day 1 Stats

Arvid’s son, Paul, here, chiming in since the crew doesn’t have cell phone reception up North. Using the Spot tracking data, it looks like Arvid completed 374km on day 1 (Friday), including 3,220m of climbing and 2,634m of descending. Quite

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GrandpasCan 2018

Arvid’s 2018 ride will take him from northern Canada to Key West, Florida. Covering a total of 7,200km, this ride will complete the journey Arvid began in 2016, when a crash brought it to an end. To follow his mission

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Moving On

RAAM 2017 was my last ‘MULTI-WEEK SINGLE STAGE’ elite world-class bike event. Just to clarify, I will continue to use my cycling platform to raise funds for destitute children rescued by Mully Children’s Family, but NOT by participating in events

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Prayer Request

Thank you for standing with us in prayer. RAAM begins today, June 13 at 12 noon (California time). As we focus on the task ahead, we find strength in the following verses: “Be strong in the Lord and in His

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Decals and vehicle preparation for tomorrow’s RAAM inspection

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Arvid and Crew in Oceanside

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When Quitting Is Not An Option

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GrandpasCan 2017 Promo

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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.

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