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Welcome back everybody everybody should do what they can for our fallen soldiers' families and there's a group of folks that are bicycling across the country.
Raising money to support them the -- beginning today in California in the group.
Will ride all the way to ground zero right here in New York City in just nine days.
-- account is live at Oceanside California did tell us more Claudia sounds great.
How well Jamie it really is -- Charity ride and twelve of the fittest men you'll ever meet are about to show everyone what courage and endurance are all about.
As they clip in and set off on the fourth annual warrior ride across America.
After training hard for six months to.
These -- Marines are biking 3200 miles across the country raising money and awareness for charities that support the families of fallen heroes.
Vaguely similar to like be on deployment again.
And just being out where their bodies focus in on a mission doing something we all believe and for a great cause.
Among the writers as a recipient of the purple heart a tri athlete and a wounded warrior.
Joseph -- Worley who lost a leg in Fallujah it's a support team medic spiral here is basically the same as -- was there were there my job is to make sure these guys don't kill themselves it is a grueling journey 450.
Miles a day roughly the distance from New York to Charleston.
The route winds north to the Rockies east through the heartland into the midwest and finally in just nine days.
The group will -- at the 9/11 memorial at ground zero when the going gets tough these riders will dig deep and be part of a unit once again.
All the staying together and and you know no one -- foreign and kind of pushing each other.
As we go through this will be probably a demos and.
Their goal is to raise one million dollars there about a quarter of the way -- now and all of the money raised will go toward college scholarships.
For the children of fallen service members and if you'd like to contribute go online to the Travis -- in foundation.
Or to the Marine Corps law enforcement foundation those are the two organizations.
Charitable groups that are benefiting.
From this incredible cross country adventure and Jamie will be here all day and will be covering the start of this incredible bike -- Coming up in just about four hours from now.
Back and weak party will definitely be covering that finish I am so enthused and motivated I think I gotta go down -- -- grounds here on -- how great they are million dollars tomorrow they'll be there a week from tomorrow we'll have been waiting Arab League are gonna get the -- York Claudia great story thank you.
Don't miss this coverage of the warriors are riding across the country it's just an amazing story there arrival at the World Trade Center site will be here next weekend.
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