Riding Coast to Coast for Make a Wish

$2,456 of $5,500 goal

Raised by 21 people in 60 months
Phil Chmura
for Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
Phil Chmura has been riding for 25 years. Cycling coast-to-coast is one of the many highlights on his bucket list.

Phil has selected the Make a Wish Foundation of America as his charity of choice for financial contributions. His goal is to raise $5,500 -- $100 for each day of riding.

The entire ride will be completed over 9 weeks and consists of 55 ride days and 8 rest days. He will cover 13 states, 4,272 miles and average 68-86 miles/day.

His adventure begins on Sunday, June 15th in Everett, WA. Follow him online as he rides across the US at http://pscycleusa.com/.
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Thank you so much to everyone for their support as Phil rode his bicycle across the US. He completed the tour on Saturday, August 16th & was part of the "EFI" (every freakin' inch) team -- which means he never sagged (took a ride in the crew van due to injury, fatigue, bad weather, etc.).

All photos have been posted to http://pscycleusa.com/, be sure to check them out!

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Can you believe the final week is here! Phil is feeling great and today he begins week 9.

Check out the past two weeks and all of the amazing photos he has been sending by following the links below.

Week 7: Thundering Falls Spectacular -- Done!
Total Distance: 507.74 mi
Ludington, MI to Niagara Falls, ON

Week 8: Empire Strikes Back -- Done!
Total Distance: 467.92 mi
Niagara Falls, ON to Lake Placid, NY

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How quickly the weeks are flying by now! If you've been following along on http://pscycleusa.com, you know that Phil is in Michigan -- that means he is cycling through week 7!

We receive text messages every evening with updates and photos and post them to the website the following morning. Phil has been feeling great and the photos he shares are amazing!

Here are links to the past 2 week overviews, but be sure to click around and check out all of the photos from each day!

Week 5: Mighty Rivers -- Done!
Total Distance: 487.08 m
Pierre, SD to Northfield, MN

Week 6: Heartland Patchwork -- Done!
Total Distance: 411.32 mi
Northfield, MN to Ludington, MI
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Week 4: Monumental Memories -- Done!

Phil rode 447.16 mi last week from Devil's Tower, WY to Pierre, SD.

Along the way he got to visit Bridal Veil Falls in Devil's Tower, WY; Crazy Horse Memorial in Custer County, South Dakota; Mount Rushmore in Keystone, SD; and the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. In addition he photographed gorgeous landscapes, flowers and a couple animals, including mountain goats and a herd of buffalo, along the way.

On his day off, he went fishing with a couple friends and caught 19 fish that were filleted for the group luncheon on day 1 of week 5.

All of the pics have been added to his website. Week 4 begins on Day 23: http://pscycleusa.com/day23.html.

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$2,456 of $5,500 goal

Raised by 21 people in 60 months
Created June 11, 2014
Funds raised will benefit:
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
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Phoenix, AZ
EIN: 860481941
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Michael Foster
44 months ago

Congratulations! I was hard at work.................... and came across your site.

mike & Nancy stolpinski
57 months ago

just a great job Phil

Dave Goodhue
58 months ago

It looks like you had a great time; welcome back home.

Daniel & Jennifer Chabott
58 months ago

Peddle on friend! Keep on keeping on.

Meagan Boruchowski
58 months ago

We're so proud of you achieving your goal!!!! Love, Meagan and Tom

Theresa Lecrenski
58 months ago

I am so happy for you GREAT JOB!!!! Love, Sister, Theresa

Alan & Bryan Kasperowski
58 months ago
Caroline Farwell
58 months ago

Bill and I are in the background CHEERING.

Michael & Grace's Lemonade/ Cookie Stand
59 months ago

Love you Papa! Good Luck!

59 months ago
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