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Bike ride across country pays off

Monday, September 5, 2011
  • Jason Hardrath and Alissa and Travis Hilley

 

Sometimes people have notions of taking on extreme tests of physical endurance, but don't follow through on their ideas.

This was not the case for two Corban University students that decided to ride their bicycles from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean to raise money for a charity.

Jason Hardrath, 22, Travis Hilley, 22, and his wife, Alissa Hilley, 20, who accompanied them in a support vehicle, began the cross-country journey by touching their tires in the water June 4 at Ocean Shores, Wash., and finished the same way July 24 at Highlands, N.J.

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