Monday, August 18, 2014

Ride to Conquer Cancer Brisbane 2014

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THEY DID IT AND WE ARE ALL SO PROUD OF WAYNE, LACHLAN & CAROLYNN

this is from their team page

WE WOULD LIKE TO SEND A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED US
AND FOR YOUR GENEROUS DONATIONS
WITH YOUR SUPPORT TEAM MATRIX RELOADED RAISED $14 380.00

Over the weekend we joined 1 124  riders who braved the wet cold conditions on  Saturday and then woke to a gorgeous day Sunday to complete our ride of over 220 kms.

The total raised for 2014 so far $3.8 Million bringing the total raised over the last 4 years $17.9 Million … this is amazing and you are all part of this awesome achievement.

Here is a look at where your dollars go
Since 2011, funds raised by the Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer® have supported 66 new research projects, including a $2.7 million Flagship project which will bolster QIMR's groundbreaking work harnessing the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Other research projects funded have focused on areas including:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Leukemia and Blood Cancers
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal and Oesophageal Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
We have all signed again for 2015 and look forward to your support again in 2015
. …remember you are all welcome to join us and ride with us.
Carolynn, Lachlan and Wayne

here are some more photos


getting ready to set off on a very cold and wet morning



and they are off 6.30am on a wet winters morning 

and for Sunday the sun came out





Carolynn after finishing on Sunday



Lachlan after finishing on Sunday


Wayne after finishing on Sunday








On behalf of our sister Megan and everyone who has lost their fight to conquer cancer
we again Thank everyone who donated this year.



 Happy Creating 
Kerrie


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