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Change the life of a seriously injured rugby player – one peddle at a time

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The Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund, will be hosting the inaugural ‘Ride 4 Rugby’ mountain bike experience in Caledon in the Western Cape from 8 to 10 October 2017. This exclusive two day stage ride will see a number of SA’s most iconic rugby legends hitting the trails in an effort to raise funds for Rugby’s Caring Hands.

Space is limited and only 25 teams will get a slot to participate in the two day ride with four riders per team, made up of three guest riders and one former Springbok rugby player. During the two stages teams will cover over 120km’s of magnificent Overberg terrain opened up especially for this event. An even balance between single and jeep tracks will ensure that the weekend warriors as well as the more technically savvy will feel a sense of accomplishment when they cross the line with their team!

Entries for the experience cost R30 000 per team of three and includes the two-day riding experience on exclusive mountain bike trails, the company of some of the most respected Springbok rugby legends, two nights of shared accommodation at Tsogo Sun’s, the Caledon Hotel and Spa, complimentary cuisine for the entire experience as well as professional bike services managed by Chris Willemse Cycles, massages and casino vouchers.

A number of Springbok legends have already been confirmed to participate in the event including:  Players’ Fund Chairman and Founder Morné du Plessis, as well as John Smit, Joel Stransky, Chester Williams, Tiaan Strauss, Hanyani Shimange, Wayne Fyvie, Stefan Terblanche and Corné Krige. Sign-up today for a unique opportunity to ride alongside them.

Funds raised through the ‘Ride 4 Rugby’ experience will be used to assist seriously injured rugby players who need support as they adjust to living life with a disability.

If you are keen on purchasing a team entry for this exclusive tour please contact the Players’ Fund and request to be added to the growing ‘Ride 4 Rugby’ waiting list.

Event Details:

  • Date: 8 to 10 October 2017.
  • Venue: Tsogo Sun’s, the Caledon Hotel and Spa
  • Price: R30 000
  • Tickets: contact events@playersfund.org.za to book a spot

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