FINISH LINE RAAM

FINISH LINE RAAM

Len Forkas arrived in Annapolis, MD this afternoon and successfully completed his second Race Across America!  He placed 3rd in his division and 13th overall, completing the race in 11 days 21 hours and 35 minutes.  Congratulations to Len and his amazing support crew!

THOMAS

THOMAS

Len rides into the finish line one rotation of the wheels at a time, as he has for 3143.9 miles over the last 12 days. It's been an amazing journey! We are grateful for our TS55 sponsor Elm Street Development, and for the incredible outpouring of support of all of our sponsors and donors along the way. Len dedicates the finish to 7 year-old Thomas from Fort Meade.

LAUREN

LAUREN

Len has arrived at the final checkpoint before the finish line in Annapolis! Thank you to Chesapeake Real Estate Group for supporting the Race for Hope at TS54. Len dedicates this last segment of the race to 15 year-old Lauren from New Windsor, Maryland.

MICHAEYLA

MICHAEYLA

There are just 15 miles remaining in the race as Len pedals into Odenton. Here, we thank Teltronic Towers for their support of Hopecam. Len is thinking of 12 year-old Michaeyla from Virginia Beach, Virginia at Time Station 53.

BEN

BEN

Len and the crew are on the final approach, entering back into Maryland and arriving at Mt. Airy. There are less than 55 miles remaining in the race! We are thankful to Entrex for their support at TS52. Len is thinking of 9 year-old Ben from Falls Church, Virginia.

OLIVIA

OLIVIA

RAAM organizers describe the two climbs at the start of the route from Rouzerville to Hanover as "the last serious sustained ones of the race." Thank you to Mooring Financial for their support of the Race for Hope. Len dedicates his efforts here to the memory of 6 year-old Olivia from Richmond, Virginia who bravely battled over the last year.

Day 12 RAAM

Day 12 RAAM

Tomorrow he will ride into the Race Across America finish line where his family and friends and crew will be waiting for him, as he completes his second Race Across America, all so that Hopecam can connect 1,000 more children with cancer.  

CHLOE

CHLOE

Len and the crew's first stop in Pennsylvania is Rouzerville. We thank Crown Castle for their support. At TS50, Len has 131 miles to go. Here, he is riding for 8 year-old Chloe from Luray, Virginia.