Diane Lea grew up in Pace and began planning a 2,500 mile journey about two years ago, as she was approaching her next big birthday.
"And I thought, you know, when I turn 50 it’s time for me to do something for somebody else. It’s time for me to give back."
But, she had to figure out what she could actually do that would have some impact. She’d participated in a few charity bike rides around Pensacola, so thought, 'okay, that’s it. I can ride a bicycle.'