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Pedal for Paws! It’s Time!

It is time- time for another great adventure on the heels of my epic 5 month walk from Georgia to Maine. It is time to step out again.


I am going to leave San Diego, CA on November 20, 2020 and ride my bike to on of my favorite places, New Smyrna Beach, FL. A trek of 3,000 miles. Again, like the run up to my Appalachian Trail (AT) thru hike, this trip is something that I have dreamt about for decades and it is time to bring it to fruition.


A huge motivator to make this happen now was the recent loss of my best friend and constant companion of ten years, Murphy. Murphy was so many things, not to just me, but also to so many others. His innate ability to understand a situation and discern the feelings of people around him was absolutely remarkable and is what made him a truly unique, one-of-a-kind dog. His empathetic ways always amazed me even through his last days.


His departure has left a huge hole in my soul. He was a true hero who always made a positive impact on everyone he met!


So, again, as with the AT, this trek will be a fundraiser for the Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida (GRRMF) in honor of Murphy. The Murph-Man tribute ride! GRRMF is a fabulous, all volunteer organization that does invaluable work providing medical help, foster homes and whatever other needs may arise to provide a healthy and loving future for these fantastic dogs.


Please, please join me in honoring Murphy and his efforts to help those in need, as well as the scores of dogs that will have a healthy future with a loving family- WITH YOUR HELP! And again, bringing happiness to both ends of the leash! Check out my website thegoldenwalker.com to donate!

Stay tuned for more updates soon!! Frank Carter

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Week #1 - 11/20-11/27 Destination: Tonto National Forest Arizona Miles: 460 miles Daily Average: 66 miles per day Side notes: Day #5 Frank had 3 flat tires. Lost his bike pump but was able to patch th

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About Frank

Frank, a Father of 3, Papa of 7, is an active, ambitious and goal oriented person who is bringing his two major passions together in life; his love of the outdoors and his love of Golden Retriever's.

In 2019, Frank embarked on his life long dream of hiking the AT, which he accomplished over a 5 month period! Just over a year later, Frank is ready for his next adventure. To Bike Across America. He will bike from San Diego, CA to New Smyrna Beach, FL starting November of 2020.

Follow along as Frank completes his next amazing journey over the next few months! 

He will be raising money for Golden Retriever Rescue of MidFlorida along the way!

 

 

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