The ride COVID couldn’t stop – Ride 4 Research 2022 for Rare Ovarian Cancer Research

Ride 4 Research 2022 (R4R) riders have completed the last leg of the ride on Saturday 18 June 2022.

Ride 4 Research 2022 riders Peter Reaburn, Simon Chu, Lee-Ann Dalton, Peter Smith, Michael Dalton, Ken Theordore, Stephen Mitchell, Mara Ferraro, Natalie Watson, Gemma Foord, Hannah Armstrong and Sheree Osbourne

12 riders lead by R4R organiser Peter Reaburn set out from Canberra on 30 April to cycle 900km in 9 days, however the ride was cut short by two days as there was a COVID outbreak among the riders and support crew.

Each of the riders completed the final distance in their own State joined by family and friends

A huge congratulation and heartfelt thank you to all the riders, support crew, supporters, major sponsors and to all of you who have donated raising amazing amount of $146,883.58.

R4R 2022 – Diagnosed with GCT at 19 years old Katelyn, at 16 years old Mikayla, at 53 years old Claire and at 11 months old Neve catching up with the team to thank everyone.
R4R 2022 Sponsors

The money raised for our research partners at the Centre for Endocrinology & Metabolism at the Hudson Institute for Medical Research for vital research for Granulosa Cell Tumour (GCT), a rare ovarian cancer.

Ovarian cancer if often considered an older women’s disease, however Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour (jGCT) can affect females of any age. The youngest in Australia in our research was diagnosed at 11 months old with a softball size tumour. 

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