Crazy Nomad Crazy Fundraising Tour


Team LFCT is starting to get very excited, but not as excited as Crazy Nomad Jason Doyle and his good friend Tony Visser, who will be starting their epic first of its kind fundraising tour from Johannesburg to Cape Town this coming Friday, 15 December 2018.

They will be doing a Fundraising Ride from Johannesburg to Cape Town (approximately 1 400 kms) on motorised bicycles to raise funds for the Little Fighters Cancer Trust.

The trip will take our riders on the back roads, starting at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on 15 December 2018 and everyone is invited to witness their send-off which promises to be quite spectacular. Hundreds of Motorcycles from various clubs around Gauteng will escort them out of Johannesburg.

If all goes according to plan, our intrepid riders should arrive in Cape Town on 30 December 2018.

Jason and Tony will be riding motorised bicycles with tiny 60cc engines, which means that they will be doing a LOT of pedaling…

They will be leaving from the Vintage Motorcycle Centre @ Melrose Arch at approximately 9am although they will be there from 7am to chat with well-wishers and do final checks etc.

IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA PLEASE GO AND SEE THEM OFF!!

Below is a map of their route and their approximate itinerary..

 

 

Roughly planned route for leaving on 15 December and arriving on 30 December. There are 3 days spare for any problems they might encounter so they will be slightly flexible.

Day 1:        Melrose Arch to Vaal 140 km

Day 2:        Vaal to Hennenman 189 km

Day 3:         Hennenman to Bloemfontein 162-185 km

Day 4:         Bloemfontein to Philippolis 168 km

Day 5:         Philippolis to Neupoort 114 km

Day 6:         Neupoort to Richmond 124 km

Day 7/8:      Richmond to Beaufort West 205 km over two days

Day 9:         Beaufort West to Merweville 130 km

Day 10:       Merweville to Sutherland 104 km

Day 11/12:  Sutherland to Ceres 3 routes 196-249 km over 2 days

Day 13:       Ceres to Klapmuts 75 km

Day 14:       Klapmuts to Cape Town 47 km

 

There will be a Grand Welcome in Cape Town – details to be given later – hopefully with a few surprises….

Jason and Tony will then spend another week in Cape Town trying to raise as much funds as possible for our Little Fighters.

LFCT will be updating you on a daily basis with details and photos and hopefully even some video supplied by our intrepid adventurers.

 

PLEASE support the Crazy Nomad and this Epic Fundraising Journey by donating on his Back-a Buddy Page

 

DONATE on Back-a-Buddy

click on logo to open link to Donate

 

 

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About LFCT

CHILDHOOD CANCER and CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS Little Fighters Cancer Trust is a non-profit Childhood Cancer support organisation that offers support and aid to Children with Cancer and their families. When a child is diagnosed with cancer it affects the whole family. One of the parents, usually the mother, must give up their job to care for the child and this creates financial problems for the family. In South Africa especially the majority of these families are not well-to-do; many of them are rural. A diagnosis of cancer can wipe out any family’s finances, let alone a poor family. The costs of special medications, special diets, hospital stays, transport to and from the hospital or clinic and accommodation and food costs for the mother who spends most of the time at her child’s bedside are astronomical. These are the people and problems that fall through the cracks, and these are the people that Little Fighters Cancer Trust has pledged to help in any way possible. LFCT takes a holistic approach to assisting the Children with Cancer and their Families, with the main aim to be the preservation of individual dignity and pride. Little Fighters Cancer Trust also focuses on promotion and advocacy of National Childhood Cancer Awareness in an effort to increase awareness of Early Warning Signs of Childhood Cancer. This would result in earlier diagnosis, giving the Child with Cancer more of a chance at Treatment and Survival. See "About" for more Background info

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