The Book

The cover for "When Quitting is Not an Option"

The cover for “When Quitting is Not an Option”

Arvid is an ultra-marathon cyclist and holds the Guinness World Record for cycling 6040km across¬†Canada in 13 days 6 hours 13 minutes. From the dusty streets of Paraguay to the soccer fields of Bermuda, Cantaloupe Corner in France to Marathon, Ontario, comes the incredible story of a man who wouldn’t give up. His story will make you laugh, inspire you, and show you that incredible things are possible when quitting is not an option.

Arvid Loewen’s book,¬†When Quitting is Not an Option, was written by Arvid and his son, Paul.

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Project Description

To read the full project description, download the PDF.


To participate by riding your bike in support of MCF, download the PDF.

GrandpasCan 2020 Training

Arvid's stats are updated daily in an online spreadsheet. Click here.

Prayer Requests

May 20: As the ride begins, pray that we will have strength equal to the task ahead!


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 To read more about me and my story, click here.


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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