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College Student's '48 States in 48 Days' Bike Ride Moves Well Beyond the Halfway Point
Date:8/25/2009

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- One month ago, July 20, 2009, Phillip Nagle began his quest to bicycle through all 48 states in the continental U.S. in 48 days, a total of nearly 8,000 miles. Starting from his hometown of Tipp City, Ohio, Nagle now has passed well beyond the halfway point on his route, bicycling through 32 states and nearing the Pacific Northwest.

In addition to eyeing a Guinness World Record with his ride, Nagle aims to raise at least $48,000 - $1,000 for every state he rides through - to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to fund research to cure blood cancers.

Through 32 states, Nagle has:

  • Cycled some 5,000 miles.
  • Reached a personal speed record of 53 miles an hour coming down a mountain in New Hampshire.
  • Burned through more than 400,000 calories.

MAP

For the road map and schedule, go to http://www.go48in48.com/tour.

VIDEO

For a video featuring Nagle discussing the 48 States in 48 days campaign, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11SjvA_z_8E.

DONATE

To donate to help keep Phil riding, click on the PayPal icon from the www.go48in48.com Web site. Blood cancers are those that begin in a person's bone marrow or lymphatic tissues, including leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and myeloma.

ABOUT

Phillip Nagle is attempting a Guinness World Record of riding a bicycle through all 48 states in the continental U.S. in 48 days - the 48 States in 48 Days Campaign. His purpose is to increase awareness about blood cancers and raise at least $48,000 to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. (www.go48in48.com or www.twitter.com/go48in48)

SPONSOR

48 States in 48 Days is sponsored in part by CarLocate.com, a new and used car Web site that is being rolled out nationwide to help consumers locate the car they need. CarLocate.com combines the best in search engine technology with the best in site design to make the experience of locating and buying a car simpler, easier, and more effective. To contact CarLocate.com, e-mail semadmin@carlocate.com, or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. To see other sponsors, go to the 48in48 Web site http://www.go48in48.com/tour.


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