6th annual food drive participants ride to help feed less fortunate
COLUMBIA - The annual Cranktivus event was held Saturday morning at Walt's Bicycle Shop.
Over 100 participants participated in the food drive. They rode on bikes throughout the city and bought food that is ultimately donated to the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri.
Beth Shepard founded the event six years ago. She modeled it after an event called Cranksgiving, which is held before Thanksgiving.
According to Shepard, Cranktivus is very inclusive. There are participants with all skill levels participating in the event.
After the event, participants were able to gather and eat pizza and enjoy the camaraderie of the event.