Two days, 230 kilometres and nearly $9,000 raised
Rise’s Board Chair Alf Lay recently completed the Ride to Conquer Cancer for the fifth year.
Pedal to pedal, spoke to spoke
Alf loves cycling, but this ride is a huge challenge.
It was tough going with the extra 30 km challenge on Day 1 through the Roleystone, Bedfordale and Wungong hills almost bringing me to an end. However I continued on and finally got all the way to Mandurah. Day 2 saw us battle very strong winds and at times rain, but despite the conditions the ride back to Perth was a lot better. No hills!
An impressive $4.1 million was raised in this year’s ride, taking the grand total to $33 million raised to conquer cancer over 7 years.
Out of 800 riders this year, Alf was the 15th highest fundraiser with $8,955 – which was WAY over the target he set himself!
Over the past 5 years Alf has raised just over $33,000 for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research by riding with Team MACA.
My sincere thanks go out to you all for your very kind sponsorship. Your contribution helps take us one step closer to a world free of cancer. Hopefully I can rely upon you again next year!
Congratulations to Alf on a fantastic effort!
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