Pedal for Protein 9 (2022)

Congregations, riders, families and friends raised $50,012! 

The 9th Annual 5-day fundraising ride took place from September 11 - 15, 2022.  Nine riders completed the 237-mile tour which started and ended in Arcata, CA.  It included day rides from Bayside Community Presbyterian Church (Bayside CPC) and Eureka First Presbyterian Church.

The family "Fun Ride" took place on Saturday, Sept 24th.  It was hosted by the First Presbyterian Church in Petaluma, CA, where lunch and refreshments were provided.  Eighteen riders enjoyed a 29-mile loop ride to Novato where Trailhead (café) generously provided a rest stop and beverages.

2022 Pedal for Protein Grants:

  • Redwood Empire Food Bank $8,300
  • Food Bank of Humboldt County $7,885
  • Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano $6,225
  • Fort Bragg Food Bank $5,395
  • Napa Valley Food Bank $5,395
  • Marin Community Food Bank $4,980
  • Ukiah Community Food Bank $3,420
  • Community Assistance Network, Crescent City $3,420
  • Presbyterian Hunger Program (Southern Madagascar) $4,992

Pedal for Protein owes its success to:

  • the Hunger Task Force and Corinne Quinn
  • the members, friends, pastors and congregations of the Redwoods Presbytery 
  • the host congregations in Arcata and Eureka for snacks, dinners and homestays 
  • Dan Crawford, Dan Sanders, Barbara Wood and Pam Sommer for their 'sag' support
  • Ledra Brady and First Presbyterian Church in Petaluma, CA for coordinating the one-day ride lunch
  • Jane Casner-Mothersill for the gorgeous custom jersey design

Download Route Summary pdf

Download Cue Sheets

  • Sept 11 - Bayside CPC to Big Lagoon County Park Loop (54 miles)
  • Sept 12 - Bayside CPC to Lord-Ellis Summit Loop (48 miles)
  • Sept 13 - Bayside CPC to Fieldbrook/Korbel Loop (41 miles)
  • Sept 14 - Bayside CPC to Eureka PC/Butler Valley Loop (51 miles)
  • Sept 15 - Eureka PC to Ferndale Loop (43 miles)
  • Sept 24 - Family Fun Ride (29 miles)
I'll Ride Away 2022




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Ride Sponsors 2022
  • Equal Exchange Fair Trade Products
  • Trailhead, Novato
  • Jelly Belly, Fairfield
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma
  • Ray's Cycle, Vacaville
  • Trader Joe's
  • Goguette Bread, Santa Rosa
  • Costco
  • Safeway
  • Raley's
  • Polar Bottle
  • Wheels in Motion
Ride Leadership Team 2022
  • Dan Link (Bayside Community Presbyterian Church, Arcata)
  • Daniel Sanders (Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship, Fairfield)
  • Craig Zimmerman (Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship, Fairfield)
  • David Standafer (Community PC, Vallejo)
  • Patty Sanders (Knox PC, Santa Rosa)
  • Dan Crawford (First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael)
  • Bill and Nancy Morgan (Church of the Roses, Santa Rosa)
  • David Moon-Wainwright (Lakeport Christian Parish)
  • Barbara Wood (Heritage PC, Benicia)