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Race Across America teams pedal for records, empowerment

Race Across America teams pedal for records, empowerment

It's called the Race Across America, but for a few local cyclists, it's also a race back home. Two teams with local ties will start in Oceanside, California, on June 20 and race 3,000 miles across 12 states to the finish line at City Dock in Annapolis. Lisa Lunt (Annapolis), Kristin Seibert (Annapolis), Erin Kelly Ferner (Annapolis), Kristin Barnes (Arnold), Andréa Williams (Annapolis) and Melissa Chick (Edgewater) are joined by Michelle Faurot (Reno, Nevada) and Bridget Webster (Reno) to make up the Bike Like a Girl team, which is only the second eight-woman team in the race's 33-year history. "Our goal is to empower girls and women through cycling,"...

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