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: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
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: Philadelphia Man Charged With Murder For Allegedly Killing Aunt In Neshaminy State Park Homicide
Organizers say the bike ride is about giving back and comradery.MORE NEWS: Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Opens New Inpatient Hospital In King of Prussia
The bike ride raised more than $1 million. The funds will go to dozens of charities, including those fighting gun violence in our city.