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Stories of Impact Blog

Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon His name; make known His deeds among the peoples! 
-1 Chronicles 16:8

One Million Reasons To Celebrate

One Million Reasons To Celebrate

To God be the Glory, great things HE has done! In February 2012, 12 guys & gals set out on bicycles with little clue of what we were doing. We rode 300 miles in 5 days, from Fort Myers to Key West in the 1st-ever Key West Bike Ride (KWBR2012). When we reached the Southernmost Point, we checked the account, and were astonished by friends & family who donated $7,000+ to a youth ministry in Bulgaria.

The following Summer, a colleague and I traveled to Velingrad, Bulgaria and met the youth we had ridden for. We rode on mountain bikes & slept in tents in the Rhodope Mountains that were purchased by funds from that KWBR2012. We saw the Gospel go forth in power and young people being discipled.

“One million dollars raised to promote and resource global youth ministries is a testimony of what God alone can do – through a group of cyclists willing to step out in faith and #PrayPedalRepeat for His renown, in Jesus’ Name.”

-Justin Hanneken, Executive Director

Fast-forward 11 years and 43 Christ-centered cycling tours. I am excited to share with you that we have just surpassed $1,000,000+ raised to promote and resource global youth ministries! We have been blessed to #PrayPedalRepeat for 24 different countries, some of them multiple times.

  • 43 tours
  • 35 different US states
  • 243,000+ collective miles pedaled
  • for 24 different countries, some of them multiple times.

Your Are Invited – Special Event!

Decade of Impact Celebration and Fundraising GALA

Not only do we want you to celebrate this accomplishment with us, we want to invite you to celebrate IN PERSON! Please save the date, Thursday ,November 17,2022 and make plans to join us in Fort Myers, FL for a Decade of Impact Celebration & Fundraising GALA. One of our dear partners, Christ Community Church has agreed to host the gathering that night and we have 175 seats available. More info will be available soon on how to reserve your seat, sponsor a table, or be part of this special event (lodging, etc). We love you all and thank you for your support in this active bicycling community impacting youth globally.


Scenes From The 2022 Key West Bike Ride

The Lord used you and the 11th Annual Key West Bike Ride, the 43rd Ends of the Earth Cycling tour, to reach the goal of $1,000,000 raised to promote and resource global youth ministries since 2012 and to help make these stories of impact possible!


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