On 19th July, thirty-eight cyclists will be leaving Malta for London from where they will be cycling all the way to Brussels, before finishing in Paris – an endurance route of 720 kilometres. The cyclists, who will be embarking on the Malta Airport ALIVE 2013 Cycling Challenge for Cancer, are raising funds for breast cancer research projects funded by the University’s Research, Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT).
A group of Maltese residents and cyclists in Brussels will be joining the ALIVE team on their way into the city. The Belgian company Billiet, located in Tielt, will be hosting the ALIVE team to lunch while another group of cyclists from Tielt community will also be accompanying the ALIVE team for part of the route towards Brussels. Billiet is sponsoring one of the cyclists, André Agius.
The Malta Airport ALIVE 2013 Cycling Challenge for Cancer is a collaboration between ALIVE Charity Foundation made up of a group of cyclists who use their favourite sport to raise funds for good causes, the Action for Breast Cancer Foundation that brings together breast cancer survivors, patients and well wishers, and the Research, Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT) of the University of Malta.
Alegria Dance Company has kindly offered to present a flamenco dance performance during a fundraising dinner being held on 17th July at Xara Lodge in Rabat, at 20:30hrs. During this activity, a number of paintings by artists from Malta will be auctioned while several lovely prizes generously donated by various companies will be raffled.
Tickets at €30 each can be obtained by calling: Alive Cycle Challenge: [email protected] mob: 99463882; Action for Breast Cancer Foundation: [email protected] mob:99221835; or RIDT: [email protected] mob: 99880077.
ALIVE 2013 is sponsored by Malta Airport and is supported by the National Lotteries Good Causes Fund, QuickFocus.com part of 6PM Group, Impressions Print Possibilities, SpringBox Media and Garmin Malta. Other community sponsors include BUFF Malta, B&G Hardware Store, Falzon Group of Companies, ROCS Group, Express Group, UVIA, Atlas Insurance and Billiet.
Donations to ALIVE 2013 can be made online www.alivecharity.com or via sms on 50617364 for a donation of €2.33; 50618081 for a donation of €4.66; 50618913 for a donation of €6.99; and 50619208 for a donation of €11.65.