Taking off at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, a group of middle school students began a 13-day bike ride to Washington D.C., making a brief stop in Greenwood along the way.
Taking off at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, a group of middle school students began a 13-day bike ride to Washington D.C., making a brief stop in Greenwood along the way.
Taking off at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, a group of middle school students began a 13-day bike ride to Washington D.C., making a brief stop in Greenwood along the way.
The bikers began Sunday and are set to arrive at the National Mall -- particularly the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in D.C. -- on July 3.
They arrived in Greenwood, stopping at Emerald City Bikes for some repairs, and headed to a hotel to rest and recover for the night Tuesday, setting out on their trek early Wednesday.


The group is made up of nine students from the BRAG Dream Team, an Atlanta-based program that began in 1994 as a way to get low-income students in Georgia’s public schools active and outdoors.
Every year, the program selects about 10 students to participate, and, according to its website, the students receive “bicycles, helmets, shorts and other accessories, complimentary meals, and waived registration fees.”

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