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Good morning 

Beautiful sunrise in the desert! Arvid just got back on the bike after a 1hr sleep. Coming up to TS3 in 42kms

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A few zzz’s

While Arvid takes a short 30 minute rest in the van in Brawley, CA, the crew catches a few zzz’s outside a gas station. 

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Brawley

Coming up to Brawley at 10:45pm. Arvid is going strong. Weather is perfect for night riding. Closing in on TS2. 

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Dinner is served for the crew. 

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Nightfall 

Arvid is heading into the desert night. Temperature at 32C

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Into the desert 

Arvid just made it through Borrego Springs. Downhill speeds up to 65kmh. 

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First stop

5min break for avocado and Gochi juice. 

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Time station one

Arvid just passed time station one – Lake Henshaw. Everything is going well. 

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Arvid agrees…  

the team with the flag can always be distinguished! 

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Navigation is in great hands

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Climbing hard at Mile 24. 

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The Start… we are off!

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Go Arvid!

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Ready to be call at the start line

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Waiting at the start

Such wonderful weather… race start in 1hr. 

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Arvid's Location

Arvid can be tracked during the ride by visiting RAAM's website here. (We suggest opening this page in a separate tab.)

Prayer Requests

June 13: 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 $100 for each of the 3000 kids presently at MCF. This money will go towards the purchase of food. To learn more about donating, click here.

Media Contact

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