Burn Trauma Awareness, Cyclist Rides Through Wichita County

One cyclist is feeling the burn, as he treks across the U.S. to raise awareness for burn trauma.

Zach Crees, 26, road through Wichita County Tuesday. Crees is on a six week journey. His trek started in California and ending in Georgia.

His mission covers 2605 miles, 10 states, 6 weeks, 1 person, 1 mission. Proceeds from the journey will be donated to the University Colorado Hospital Burn Unit.

Crees spoke to Newschannel 6 about his ride and cause. "I've worked with a lot of burn survivors and their stories and attitude and their tenacity for life and their never-give-up mentality has just always been an inspiration for me. Seeing what they overcome on a day-to-day basis challenges me to want to do more."

Crees started the ride on June 10th and takes on around 75 to 90 miles a day.