Our 38 Unity riders raised R43 500.00!
We achieved this with half the amount of riders as we had in 2014 and half the value brought in that year. It is still money we didn’t have so a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone that RODE, that fundraised for us. Your SUPPORT on and off the bike is hugely admired and respected! Thank you so very very much!
And just like that, it’s all over.
What an exciting day for riders and supporters. Supporters started trickling down to designated supporter spots from as early as 7am on Sunday. Riders were in contact with the Team Leader to say they were at the starting point. The word “butterflies” could be found on a text or two from enthused riders before their start. To say there was “A LOT” of excitement for both riders and supporters would be an understatement!
To see some tweets from the day please click here. For more tweets or simply view all, here. Don’t forget to visit our Pedal For Disabilities FaceBook page or update yourself with photos from the day on our slider.
THANK YOU to riders that put their bodies through that gruelling heat and horrible wind.
We respect you and what you’ve done for the School!
…AND THE WINNER OF THE Kwalata game lodge weekend away…DOUG KENNAUGH! Please continue to get those Pledge forms filled in, monies in the bank by close of School 4 December. Not only do we owe the organisers of 947 Unity’s final figures but we’d LOVE to furbish you with the monies raised too!
Remember that if you’d like to share your photos of the day or even experiences with us, you’re welcome to email Michelle.
Thank you again!
The Unity Family
PEDAL FOR DISABILITIES; we are ALMOST THERE
Whether you are a professional or just doing the challenge for fun we welcome everybody in the festivities for a GREAT CAUSE!
With that said, NO CYCLIST CAN JOIN THE CHARITY AFTER 22 SEPTEMBER!
Our Charity Bond starts FF08:59 on the day.
Route for Spectators, Residents and Cyclists HERE
Your Team Leader will collect Race Package’s for the following riders that have specifically asked for collection on their behalf; Roscoe Millar, Christian and Konrad Naegele and Christine Walsh. A handful said they did not want their packages collected and for anyone that did not respond at all, you will be responsible for collecting your own rider packages thank you. Collection by Team Leader will occur 12 November 8am only.
Unity branded Supporter AND Rider shirts are ready to be collected from Michelle at Unity College. Wed. 9-4pm, Thurs 8-4pm and Friday 8-3pm, unless you have made other arrangements with Michelle. For those that asked their rider packages to be collected, you are welcome to pick up as one consignment on Thursday. IT’S ALL HAPPENING GUYS! (Note that we have an additional ladies Large supporter shirt if anyone is interested in purchasing it. Staff, remember these shirts are for all fundraisers in future).
Don’t forget to FUNDRAISE using the PLEDGE FORM. Currently cyclist Christine Walsh is in the lead with her pledges (and funds in the account already)… Will she be the winner of the special prize for 14 pax to Limpopo for the person that brings in over R5000. See cut off times to get your monies in to stand in line to win that GORGEOUS family prize.
Send those training pics (Three received and part of the slider. We need more). You’re a legend for riding for our purpose; lets treasure you in time by putting you on our media platforms. Be a part of the history of Pedal For Disabilities 2015!
There is a “Limited Addition Red Jersey” awarded by Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge to the individual who raises the most funds for a particular charity. The Red Jersey gets to be worn the following year by the winner. Their terms and conditions as published by Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge website.
Road Closure info. 011 017 2700
REMINDER that Unity College SUPPORTERS are needed Sunday 15 Nov.
See you there and please remember to tweet; @unitycollegejhb @momentum947 @Cycling_SA #unity947 #947CycleChallenge #CC2015 / #CCMtb2015 / #CCKiddies / #RideForAPurpose
For anything else enquire with Michelle at Unity
Most of all THANK YOU