Cap­tain’s Ride stops in Mans­field

Mansfield Courier - - NEWS -

DUR­ING a 700 kilo­me­tre jour­ney, the Cap­tain’s Ride The char­ity ride was un­der­taken over six days, with peo­ple from all around Aus­tralia hopping on their bikes and tak­ing part in the jour­ney to raise money and aware­ness for

The Cap­tain’s Ride is an Aus­tralia-wide event that has been run­ning to raise funds for the Steve Waugh Founda

Most of the peo­ple that the Steve Waugh Foun­da­tion as­sists are kids with rare

The bike ride at­tempts to repli­cate the hard­ships that each kid with a rare dis­ease strug­gles with, in­cor­po­rat­ing 11,000 feet of el­e­va­tion over

Since be­gin­ning, the foun­da­tion has sup­ported over 15,000 peo­ple with rare

PHOTO: Sam Rouget

GOOD CAUSE: Pic­tured are (from left) Gavin Robert­son (Test Cricket Aus­tralia), Craig John­son (Soc­cer Aus­tralia) and Merv Hughes (Test Cricket Aus­tralia) who are among many get­ting be­hind kids liv­ing with rare dis­eases.

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