IN MARCH OF 2018 JACOB WENT ON THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME AS A FUNDRAISER FOR SCHOLARSHOP AFRICA. HE TRAVELLED ~5500 MILES ON THE BEACHFLYER, AN ELECTRIC BICYCLE, WHERE HE RAISED ~$20,000 OF HIS $25,000 GOAL. DURING THE TRIP JACOB ENDURED 50+MPH WINDS, MOUNTAINS, DESERT, FREEZING TEMPERATURES, BEARS, DOGS, AND EVEN A BROKEN WRIST. IF YOU WANT TO HELP REACH THE REMAINING $5000 CLICK THE DONATE TAB AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE! AS JACOB LIKES TO SAY: GUMP RAN 3 YEARS 2 MONTHS 14 DAYS AND 16 HOURS. JACOB PEDALED 3 MONTHS 2 DAYS 14 HOURS AND 16 MINUTES.

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5000milesfor500scholars

The following graphics show Jacob’s daily route along with elevation and distance travelled. Sometimes he would forget to pause or restart the tracking application, thus, the numbers are not 100% correct. Come back periodically to see stories and pictures about each day travelled.

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Day 1: Auburn-Olympia, Washington

Day 1: Auburn-Olympia, Washington

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Day 2: Olympia-Castle Rock, Washington

Day 2: Olympia-Castle Rock, Washington

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Castle Rock WA- Portland, OR

Castle Rock WA- Portland, OR

oregon

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Portland-Salem, OR

Portland-Salem, OR

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Salem-Eugene, OR

Salem-Eugene, OR

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Eugene Walmart—— lost three times

Eugene Walmart—— lost three times

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Eugene-Florence, OR. Tire exploded coming out of a tunnel.

Eugene-Florence, OR. Tire exploded coming out of a tunnel.

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Florence, Bandon OR

Florence, Bandon OR

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california

Bandon, OR-Crescent City, CA

Bandon, OR-Crescent City, CA

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Crescent City- Eureka CA

Crescent City- Eureka CA

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Eureka-Richardson Grove CA

Eureka-Richardson Grove CA

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KOA was $75 for a tent so went camping instead!

KOA was $75 for a tent so went camping instead!

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