Law Enforcement United bikes from Chesapeake to D.C.

Photo Credit: WAVY viewer Debbie Fisher

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Hundreds of cyclists will pedal around 250 miles from Chesapeake to Washington, D.C. for the annual Law Enforcement United Ride.

Newport News police, who are participating, tweeted a picture of bikers getting ready Tuesday morning.

This is the 7th year for the event that honors fallen officers and raises money for charities that support their families.

Law Enforcement United made stops on their trek in Isle of Wight at the Carrollton Fire Department and Hardy Elementary School.

Cyclists left at 7 a.m. this morning from the Chesapeake Marriott and are hoping arrive in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, May 12.

Video of the cyclists leaving Chesapeake was captured Tuesday morning, courtesy of Newport News Police Department.

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