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Shan Runs Across America was born in 2020 when ultra runner Shan Riggs completed his first cross-country run, from California back home to Connecticut (with a friend driving his campervan). In 2022, he and his wife completed the human-powered East Coast Greenway Expedition, a bike-supported run from Florida to the Canadian border in Maine. Together, the two trips raised $70,000 and had a media reach of more than 700 million. 

So what's next? Starting in September 2023, Shan will embark on a West Coast FKT (from Canada to Mexico), using Adventure Cycling's Pacific Coast Route as a guide while his wife, Joshuaine (Josh) completes the route by bike, towing their gear. The run/ride will benefit the Adventure Cycling Association (ACA), an organization that works to empower and connect people who travel by bicycle. ​

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Adventure Cycling Association

“The Adventure Cycling community brings people with common interests together to accomplish goals that can't be done in isolation. With the power of the community behind us, we work to align the people, places, and infrastructure needed for meaningful bicycle travel.”

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2000 MILES

From Vancouver to Mexico 

One person runs, the other bikes towing their gear

A completely human-powered journey

Want to join us for some miles? 

Check our planned route at the link below to see when we'll be in your neighborhood! 

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