One woman. One horse. 48 states for Domestic Violence Awareness

Check back often for the latest updates and stories from Meredith and Apollo as they journey 10,000 miles on a four year ride around the USA.






Ride Route & Schedule

The Centauride: Riding for Domestic Violence Awareness is expected to as much as 4 years and cover approximately 10,000 miles to reach 48 states.  Actual distance, timing, and other data will be change through the ride as factors such as road conditions, weather, detours, etc will affect these estimates.

The following map shows the completed 2017 route in orange, and the completed&expected 2018-2020 route in purple.


Curious when we’ll be in your state? Here’s an estimate of our 4 year schedule.  States we’ve already visited include a link to the blog post about our ride there.

Where
When
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SD
August
2018
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ND
August
2018
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MN
August
2018
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WI
September
2018
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IL
September
2018
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IN
October
2018
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MI
October
2018
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OH
October
2018
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KY
November
2018
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TN
November
2018
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AR
May
2019
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LA
May
2019
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MS
June
2019
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AL
June
2019
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FL
July 
2019
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GA
July 
2019
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SC
August
2019
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NC
September
2019
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VA
September
2019
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DC
October
2019
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MD
October
2019
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WV
October
2019
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DE
November
2019
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PA
November
2019
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NJ
April
2020
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NY
April
2020
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CT
April
2020
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RI
May
2020
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MA
May
2020
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VT
May
2020
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NH
May
2020
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ME
June
2020

26 comments:

  1. I am intrigued... In scanning through your route I noticed What I believe to be an error. You are traveling from Raleigh, NC to Laurinburg VA. I believe you ment to post Laurinburg, NC. Otherwise, I can't for the life of me understand why you would go north to go south.... Good luck with your journey. I would ride some with you if you would have any ride a longs...

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  2. I am in awe of your strength and commitment. The miles that you will be logging with Apollo are daunting even with a car. I wish you God speed, good health, safety and love.

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  4. This is a dream I have to do this. I commend your courage and commitment to this amazing journey and cause. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. Thank you for your message! Hope to see you along the way :)

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  5. It was such a privilege to be part of your send off today brave woman!
    We admire your commitment to the cause.
    Thank you for spreading awareness about this important issue and it's contribution to the social injustice of human trafficking.
    We wish you great success in this endeavor!
    Joanna Britt
    Good Women International

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  6. You are doing an amazing thing !!! Please alert some film crews along the way to take snippets here and there. A resulting documentary will secure your journey memories and help carry your DV message for years afterwards.

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  7. We are in Crescent City Ca let us know if you need anything!! We will follow your story!

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    1. Hi, thanks! I will definitely need a place to stop and local road advice for your area. Please email me msmeredithcherry at gmail.com so we can discuss! I'll be in your area in the next few weeks.

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  8. So good to meet you today! Casting the 'Red Thread' onto the road ahead, for safe travels and great networking!

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    1. Thank you! It was fun chatting with you!!

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  9. Noticed you today. Pretty color horse walking with you in McMinnville. Yamhill county is horse country.

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  10. Hello,
    I wish we would have known of your passing through Chehalis, WA. The Human Response Network is the only certified domestic violence shelter and advocacy provider in Lewis County. We would like to have found a way to welcome you and make your visit memorable. If there is anything that we can do to assist you, please feel free to call at any time. Cell #360-520-9776.

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    1. Sorry I missed you guys! I would appreciate any help in alerting other advocacy groups and shelters in your network, would love to connect with them along my route.

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  11. What is your route in western washington.....I live near olympia....will help if I can

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    1. Thanks for asking! I will be in downtown Olympia on March 18, check out my facebook page www.facebook.com/msmeredithcherry for the event at SafePlace. From there I'll head east and north to the Seattle area.

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  12. ohh your trip includes MT yet is is soo much south of us~! Hope your trip is fine !

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  13. I commend you for your strength! I tend to call myself a "lifer" when it comes to abuse of many types. The subject definitely needs more attention and action against it. I noticed you aren't travelling much in Utah, but would love to drive up north and see you and your horse!! Lots of prayers coming your way. Safe travels.

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  14. I commend you for your strength! I tend to call myself a "lifer" when it comes to abuse of many types. The subject definitely needs more attention and action against it. I noticed you aren't travelling much in Utah, but would love to drive up north and see you and your horse!! Lots of prayers coming your way. Safe travels.

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  15. I noticed you will be in New Hampshire at some point. Not sure where in NH you'll be but I am hoping to see you. Hope you'll be near me, if so your horse and you will have a place to stay.

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  16. When you come through Missouri will you pass the St Louis area!? I would love to see you! I too am a domestic violence survivor.

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  17. In Cicero, Indiana. Fence, shelter, spare bedroom, will help you in anyway we can.

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  18. It was fun meeting you on my handcycle ride today Tuesday 9/18 in Jordan, MN. Must say I was wondering what was approaching me on the sidewalk. Good luck on your journey!!!

    Mark

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  19. Milaca MN... Pasture...fresh water...boarding...warm comfy place for you to rest...and some amazing home cooking. You are more than welcome if you need a place.

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