She did it! 105 miles in 105 degree temperatures through Death Valley, California on her bicycle. Tammy Ferry’s months of training paid off. So did her fund-raising. She gathered more than $5000 for JDRF–the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Thanks so much to everyone who made a contribution. Research draws us closer each day to finding a cure to type 1 diabetes. You are helping to make that quest a success.
Her ride began Saturday morning at 7 o’clock. Tammy was in the saddle for 7 1/2 hours in what she described as “sort of a surreal experience.” The magnicent, rugged beauty provided a scenic backdrop for the riders–about 175 courageous women and men who set out together to cross Death Valley and defeat diabetes. No worse for wear, Tammy is pondering the possibility of a return trip next year! Read the rest of this entry »