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Ride of a Lifetime

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A local woman today did her final training before embarking on the "ride of her life." Kathy Schreckengost pedaled around Presque Isle this afternoon, completing 6 months of training her a bike ride across the country.

 She will fly to the west coast Saturday to start a 3 month, 4,250 mile ride from Washington to Massachusetts.She will be traveling with the group Cycle America. She is raising money for 9 different charities, all organizations that have had an impact on her, her family or friends.

 She said, "My goal was to raise a dollar for every mile. I added it up last night. I am just $345 short of doing the whole thing. So I just need enough raised to get me from somewhere near Lake Placid to Boston and I will have the whole ride covered."

 Some of the charities benefiting from her ride include the Barber National Institute and the Kanzius Cancer Foundation.

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