PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — From the Ben to The Shore. It’s a 65-mile journey and thousands of bikers made it their mission Sunday morning.
The 34th annual charity bike ride kicked off before the sun was even up.READ MORE: 2 Attempted Robbers Fatally Shot In South Philadelphia, Police Say
The riders are raising money for the Families Behind The Badge Children’s Foundation. Funds benefit families of fallen first responders, as well as children in the Philadelphia area.READ MORE: Viewing, Funeral Services Held Monday For Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson
Organizers say the bike ride is about giving back and comradery.MORE NEWS: Jan. 6 Panels Calls Surprise Hearing To Present New Evidence
The bike ride raised more than $1 million. The funds will go to dozens of charities, including those fighting gun violence in our city.