Take on the ride of your life

Take on the ride of your life this September and pedal towards supporting improved treatments for people fighting cancer.

Cycle for Cancer is returning for a second year from 5 – 11 September. This virtual event allows participants to take on the challenge anywhere they choose.

The aim is for people of all abilities and ages to challenge themselves to spin, sweat and clock up 100 kms over seven days, while fundraising to support cancer research at Mater.

Whether you clock up the kilometres on a mountain bike, exercise bike, e-bike or pro-issue road bike, it’s about having fun while making a genuine difference.

Mater Foundation Senior Manager Community Engagement Genevieve Dunn is leading from the front and will be guiding registrants through the virtual event.

“I grew up in a regional town and long before I had a driver’s licence, riding my bike was a ticket for freedom and adventure,” she said.

“I rode everywhere — school, the pool, training, the shops —you name it.”

Genevieve said she would start her 100 kms on a stationary bike while scouting out a local loop she’s comfortable riding.

“I haven’t been on a bike for years, and I’m excited to explore my neighbourhood again,” she said. “I love the options and flexibility Cycle for Cancer offers, as it fits around everyone’s lives.”

Registration is FREE and you’ll receive an exclusive Cycle for Cancer T-shirt. Plus, if you register before 19 August, you will go in the draw to win a $2,500 Flight Centre gift card.

Genevieve said Cycle for Cancer is a great way to connect with friends, family, and colleagues — whether it’s packing your activewear and heading to a spin class with your colleagues after work or getting out and exploring new areas on a weekend, it’s a chance to give back to those fighting cancer, now and into the future.

Click here for more information about Cycle for Cancer or to register and take on the ride of your life.

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