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Our challenge will take us through all 50 US states from Maine to Hawaii, discover the finer detail and how you can get involved.


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CHALLENGE STATISTICS

 

50 US STATES

The USA Challenge will be starting in Maine on 1st July 2021 and ending in Hawaii on 12th October 2021

14,000 MILES

In total we have estimated around 12,587 miles of cycling and 1,310 miles of running, there is a little extra planned in for the unexpected

104 DAYS

We aim to complete this challenge across 104 days, this means on average we are travelling 134 miles per day, this is more on non run days and sometimes less on run days

440,760FT

Over the course of the 104 days we estimate our total elevation gain to be the equivalent to climbing up Mt Everest 15 times

1289HRS

In total we are looking at being active for around 12.5 hours everyday

12MPH

This is the estimated average speed we plan to achieve during each cycle ride

11 MIN MILES

This is the estimated average speed we plan to achieve during each marathon event

1 MILLION

This is the number of young people and adults that we plan to inspire and challenge to do things they never thought they could do before, both in the UK and across the USA

 

STAGE INFORMATION

 
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STAGE 1

MAINE, ME TO PENNSYLVANIA, PA

(01/07/2021 - 12/07/2021)

States include: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania

Stage Statistics:

  • 12 days

  • 10 marathons covering 262 miles

  • 1,184.7 miles of cycling

  • 52,703ft of climbing

  • An estimated activity time of 147 hrs

  • 1 rest day (12/07/2021)

US based Support Team

Project Manager - Chloe Creed

Physiotherapist - Pete Woollhead

Digital Content Creator - Pod Howard

STAGE 2

MARYLAND, MD TO WEST VIRGINIA, WV

(13/07/2021 - 30/07/2021)

States include: Maryland, District of Columbia (not a state), Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia

Stage Statistics:

  • 18 days

  • 10 marathons covering 262 miles

  • 2,122.4 miles of cycling

  • 87,648ft of climbing

  • An estimated activity time of 225 hrs

  • 1 rest day (30/07/2021)

US based Support Team

Project Manager - Chloe Creed

Physiotherapist - Pete Woollhead

Digital Content Creator - Pod Howard

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STAGE 3

OHIO, OH TO MISSISSIPPI, MS

(31/07/2021 - 19/08/2021)

States include: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Mississippi

Stage Statistics:

  • 20 days

  • 10 marathons covering 262 miles

  • 2,682.80 miles of cycling

  • 76,623ft of climbing

  • An estimated activity time of 271 hrs

  • No rest days

US based Support Team

Project Manager - Chloe Creed

Physiotherapist - Pete Woollhead

Digital Content Creator - Pod Howard

STAGE 4

LOUISIANA, LA TO NEW MEXICO, NM

(20/08/2021 - 13/09/2021)

States include: Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico

Stage Statistics:

  • 25 days

  • 10 marathons covering 262 miles

  • 3,329.5 miles of cycling

  • 100,693ft of climbing

  • An estimated activity time of 325 hrs

  • 1 rest day (21/08/2021)

US based Support Team

During this stage the teams will switch around. On 20/08/2021 Olivia Sperring-Jones will join the team from the UK and over the next 5 days everyone will travel together to hand over roles before they fully switch and Pete Woollhead goes back to the UK:

Project Manager - Chloe Creed (until 23/08/2021)

Project Manager - Olivia Sperring-Jones (from 23/08/2021)

Physiotherapist - Pete Woollhead (until 23/08/2021)

Sports Therapist - Chloe Creed (from 23/08/2021)

Digital Content Creator - Pod Howard

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STAGE 5

ARIZONA, AZ TO HAWAII, HA

(14/09/2021 - 12/10/2021)

States include: Arizona, Utah, Montana, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, California and Hawaii

Stage Statistics:

  • 29 days

  • 10 marathons covering 262 miles

  • 3,267.5 miles of cycling

  • 123,093ft of climbing

  • An estimated activity time of 272 hrs

  • No rest day

US based Support Team

Project Manager - Olivia Sperring-Jones

Physiotherapist - Chloe Creed

Digital Content Creator - Pod Howard

 

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