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Well some former Marines embarking on quite a new mission.
To raise money for the families of our fallen heroes the goal the -- from California to ground zero here in New York City in just nine days.
-- talent let them as they took off that's got to be a special moment to tell us about your black tonight an Oceanside California Claudia.
-- -- well the twelve longtime friends are now about two hours into this cross country bike -- quite literally.
A moving tribute to their fellow Marines who never made it home.
After training hard for six months in these ex Marines are -- 3200 miles across the country.
Raising money and awareness for charities that support the families of fallen heroes it'll be.
Vaguely similar to -- -- 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 wounded warrior poet Joseph stopped Worley who lost -- -- in Fallujah is a support team -- My role here is basically the same as it was over there might -- -- make sure these guys don't kill themselves.
It is of rulings -- earning 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 mid -- and finally in just nine days the group will arrive at the 9/11.
Memorial at ground zero.
When the going gets tough these riders will dig deep and be part of the unit once again all the same together and and you don't know what we're running -- and kind of pushing each other.
As we go through this will be probably of the utmost importance.
Now the writers hoped to raise about one million dollars there about a quarter of the weight to that goal with all of the money raised going toward.
College scholarships for the children of fallen service members.
And if you'd like to help visit Travis -- -- N dot com -- the Marine Corps law enforcement Foundation's website here is these are the two charities benefiting.
From this very inspirational fund raiser.
Back to you.
We'll -- we're gonna put that up on the screen right now and I'll tweeted out a little bit after the show as well athletic talent thank you very much we'll.
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