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: Woman Killed After Shooting Inside Kensington Home, 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: Cars Towed, Scrapped In Wilmington Leads To Federal Lawsuit
Organizers say the bike ride is about giving back and comradery.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Parking Authority Launching Pilot Program Targeting Illegally Parked Cars In Bike, Bus Lanes
The bike ride raised more than $1 million. The funds will go to dozens of charities, including those fighting gun violence in our city.