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As part of his journey, on occasion Chris is covered by local and national news. Read about his journey below through the eyes of the media.



Daily Cycling Request:
Ran across the U.S.
Washington D.C. to Santa Monica, CA in 88 Days
March 25th 2012 - June 20th 2012
Cycling across the U.S.
Portland, ME to Portland, OR in 210 Days
October 14th 2012 - Till completed
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Chris In The News

Date Title/Link Source Journey
02/25/2013 Cyclist makes stop in Kerrville on his way across the country DailyTimes.com Journey 2
02/23/2013 Cross-country bicyclist interrupts trek for look at Travis' letter Kens 5 Journey 2
02/22/2013 Man's cross-country trip brings him through Seguin Seguin Gazette Journey 2
02/14/2013 U.S. Athlete, first to cross the country SOLO TWICE in one year reaches Liberty, Texas The Vindicator Journey 2
02/10/2013 Solo cylist Chris Nicholas inspires Bayou Lacombe Middle School students: Lacombe Town Talk Nola.com Journey 2
02/09/2013 Injury doesn't stop man running cross country for charity KPLCtv.com Journey 2
02/05/2013 Biker traverses country for charity, stops at LSU The Daily Reveille Journey 2
02/05/2013 Man treks cross-country for charity twice WBRZ Journey 2
01/29/2013 Chris Nicholas is cycling across America for a cause WLOX 13 Journey 2
01/27/2013 Cyclist crosses country for charity Fox 10 TV Journey 2
01/21/2013 A Journey of a Lifetime: Biking 6,000 miles for Charity WMBB-TV Journey 2
01/21/2013 Man Trying to Become the 1st Person to Bike Cross the US Twice Within 12 Months WJHB Journey 2
01/20/2013 Athlete attempts to set new record WTXL ABC 27 Journey 2
01/20/2013 Man Bikes Across America to Raise Money for Charities WCTV Journey 2
01/19/2013 U.S. Athlete, The First To Cross The Country Solo Twice in One year, Reaches Tallahassee WCTV Journey 2
01/10/2013 Truly a cross-country trip: Endurance athlete on his way to completing second journey across United States NaplesNews.com Journey 2
01/09/2013 Cyclist passes through Suncoast on way across U.S. WWSB MySunCoast Journey 2
01/08/2013 Man Cycling across U.S. stops in Ft. Myer NBC 2 Journey 2
01/08/2013 Man Cycling across U.S. stops in Ft. Myer ABC 7 Journey 2
01/01/2013 Chris Nicholas takes break from cross-country trek to marry, will be back on road Friday MLive.com Journey 2
12/31/2012 Grand Rapids distance athlete Chris Nicholas will pause journey to marry sweetheart MLive.com Journey 2
12/09/2012 Endurance runner picks up biking to finish goal ABC News 4 Journey 2
12/03/2012 On the road again: Chris Nicholas takes to two wheels to continue his cross-country journey MLive.com Journey 2
12/02/2012 Man Bikes Across Country for a Cause WWAY Journey 1
11/26/2012 Knee pain forces Grand Rapids cross-country runner Chris Nicholas to end run, hop on two wheels MLive.com Journey 2
11/22/2012 Man runs across country, passes through Wilmington WECT Journey 2
11/08/2012 Cross-the-country runner Chris Nicholas 'honored' by Alternatives in Motion award MLive.com Journey 2
11/02/2012 Sandy hit New Jersey hardest, Grand Rapids Extreme Runner Chris Nicholas says Mlive.com Journey 2
11/02/2012 Gaylord area natives feel Sandy's wrath first hand Petosky News Journey 2
10/31/2012 Sandy has left New York City 'pretty devastated' extreme runner Chris Nicholas says Mlive.com Journey 2
10/30/2012 Sandy Strands Transcontinental Runner in NYC Runner's World Journey 2
10/29/2012 Extreme runner Chris Nicholas pauses his latest journey, takes shelter from Hurricane Sandy Mlive.com Journey 2
10/29/2012 GR runner weathers Sandy in Manhattan Wood TV 8 Journey 2
10/23/2012 Representing a great cause The Westerly Sun Journey 2
10/23/2012 Michigan runner passes through region on cross-country trek TheDay.com Journey 2
10/22/2012 Athlete running coast to coast for charity comes through North Attleborough Wicked Local North Attleborough Journey 1
10/22/2012 Athlete running coast to coast for charity comes through North Attleborough Wicked Local North Attleborough Journey 2
10/20/2012 Runner crossing U.S. solo for charity WPRI.com Journey 2
10/19/2012 Athlete Spotlight – Chris Nicholas USA Track & Field Journey 2
10/19/2012 Extreme distance runner Nicholas checks in at Comfort Inn Pawtucket The Valley Breeze Newspapers Journey 2
10/15/2012 Extreme distance runner Chris Nicholas to cross country again, this time from Portland to Portland Mlive.com Journey 2
10/12/2012 GR Runner to Trek Across US - Again WZZM 13 Grand Rapids Journey 2
09/01/2012 America Runs Runner's World Magazine Journey 1
08/30/2012 Passion Shared: A Run Across America SignMeUp.com Journey 2
07/06/2012 Coast-to-coast run complete: Vanderbilt grad finishes in Hawaii Gaylord Herald Times Journey 1
06/27/2012 Our First Running Interview: Chris Nicholas KHVH Radio Journey 1
06/27/2012 One man's mission finally accomplished KHON 2 Journey 1
06/22/2012 Man Runs From Coast To Coast In 88 Days My FOX LA Journey 1
06/22/2012 Man's passion for running inspires a movement KHON 2 Journey 1
06/21/2012 His Run Across the Country Complete, Grand Rapids' Chris Nicholas Flies to Hawaii to Run an Additional 140 Miles MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
06/20/2012 Grand Rapids Runner Chris Nicholas has Made it to California, Watch his Arrival MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
06/19/2012 Grand Rapids Runner Chris Nicholas Nears the End of his Cross Country Run, or Does he? MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
06/01/2012 Man runs across America for Children’s Miracle Network Gallup Independent Journey 1
05/11/2012 Running Across the United States, Grand Rapid's Chris Nicholas Offers River Bank Runners Encouragement MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
05/01/2012 Cross-country trek of VHS grad inspires many Gaylord Herald Times Journey 1
04/30/2012 Man Runs Across the Country for Kids Fox 4 Kansas City Journey 1
04/11/2012 ‘Run and Finish’ — and come through McArthur Vinton Daily News Journey 1
04/10/2012 Perks of the Run MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
04/09/2012 Man Running Across Nation For Children's Miracle Network WLWT News 5 Journey 1
04/06/2012 Cross-country journeys bring travelers to Chillicothe Chillicothe Gazette Journey 1
04/03/2012 The Running Man WTAP News Journey 1
04/02/2012 First Day of Rest After Running 260 Miles for Grand Rapids' Chris Nicholas as he Runs Across Country MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
04/02/2012 Man Running Across America for Charity WDTV News 5 Journey 1
03/26/2012 One Day of Running Down, 72 to go for Chris Nicholas in his Trek Across the United States MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
03/21/2012 Grand Rapids' Chris Nicholas to begin run across United States MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1
03/09/2012 Grand Rapids' Chris Nicholas to Begin Run Across United States MLive/Grand Rapids Press Journey 1