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Lithgow to Bathurst Cycle

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - November 1 @ 2:00 pm

$300

Overview

Riding through some of the best countryside NSW has to offer – this ride is all about challenging yourself whilst raising money to help people in need…. both here and abroad.

Here: Its been a tough year for us all, but its been particularly hard for those living in rural NSW. They have suffered from one of the worst droughts on record and there has been a significant drop in tourism due to bush fires and COVID 19.  We’ll be injecting some much needed funds into the local communities along the cycling route. We’ll be supporting locals by; purchasing brekky, dinner and lunch in the communities we visit. We’ll also be supporting the local tourism industry, staying in two quality motels along the way.

Abroad: We’ll be aiming raise enough money to send 15 children to school in Tanzania. This is an opportunity to give the gift of education to children in need. Helping to empower leaders for tomorrow, and break the poverty cycle for a nation.

 

Dates

30th October  – 1st November: Friday evening to Sunday lunch

Early bird discount: SAVE 10% on you entry fee. Limited spots available – to receive the early bird discount you must register and pay before 16th of September or until sold out.

Registrations close 25th September 2020 – why so early? We need to confirm numbers with our accommodation providers one month prior to departure. Itinerary

  • DAY 1: Meet in Lithgow between 8-9pm. Accommodation included.
  • DAY 2: Cycle from Lithgow to Bathurst with a hot lap around Mount Panorama. Night in Bathurst – Accommodation and meals included.
  • DAY 3: Cycle from Bathurst to Lithgow finishing around lunchtime on Sunday – Brekky and Lunch included

The route

We’ll actually start in Wallerawang, a little town near Lithgow and cycle to Bathurst on Saturday. Check out the full route on Strava by clicking on the days below.

Total distance: approx. 200km

Elevation: 3,300m

 

Meals

All meals are included (2 x breakfast, 2 x lunch, 1 x dinner on Saturday night).

Cycling and coffee go together like peas in a pod – we’ll stop for a few delicious coffees along the way too.

On-road support

Full on-road support including support vehicles loaded up with spares, tools, snacks, water and cool people to help you reach your destination safely.

 

Cost

$300* will cover the costs of the ride, including accommodation, insurance, meals & support vehicles. *Riders will be expected to raise a minimum of $200 – to participate. Riders can make a $200 donation and will be eligible for a tax deductible receipt for this portion.

If you have registered for the ride but not yet paid. Please click here to make your payment. If you have not registered, please register first.

Insurance

Your safety and enjoyment is our number one priority. We’ll provide insurance for all riders.

COVID-19

We are living in a very dynamic time – whilst we will do our best to run the ride as planned, please note that we may need to postpone or cancel the ride to protect the health of our riders and the community. We will make this decision 3-4 weeks before the ride commences. If we cancel or the ride is postponed..riders will be eligible for a full refund.

Accommodation

We’ll be staying in some awesome little country motels along the route. To keep ride costs to a minimum we will stay in twin share accommodation with 2 riders per room. If you would prefer to have a private room this can be arranged at an additional cost of $75 per person per night.

Fundraising target

We’re setting a $15,000 fundraising target for this event – and will use MyCause to take donations. You’ll have to set up a page which takes about 5mins. Click on the link below and dont forget to select the Katoke Trust for Overseas Aid as the Charity. You can fundraise however you like – ask people to sponsor you, set up a bake sale at your office, have a pre-ride dinner at your house.

SET UP YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE NOW

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Details

Start:
October 30 @ 8:00 pm
End:
November 1 @ 2:00 pm
Cost:
$300