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Every custom bike and piece of equipment changes a life and we rely on kind, considerate, active people to help raise the funds we need to build them. You can get involved by joining us for one of the events below or even holding your own fundraising event like a barbeque, cake sale or morning tea. For more information about how you can make a difference please contact Meadhbh Roche, Community Fundraising Coordinator, on (02) 9912 3400 or email mroche@tad.org.au.

Grafton to Inverell Cycle Challenge

Saturday 11th of May 2019

Freedom Wheels has been selected as the charity of choice for the Grafton to Inverell Cycle challenge. The event is known as Australia’s toughest one-day road race. Challenge yourself to make a difference by becoming a Freedom Wheeler today!

Register for the event here.

Register to fundraise here.

Western Sydney Parklands Trail Run

Saturday 22nd of June

Are you looking for a family friendly event offering beautiful trails and city views close to the CBD? Then look no further than the Western Sydney Parklands Trail run is this and much more!

This is a spectacular 4km Family Run, 11km, 19km and 35km trail run in Western Sydney. The course has a combination of bushland single track, fire and farmlands trails all with fantastic views of Sydney CBD and Western Sydney. Plus, there’s even a 1.6km Kids Dash for the young ones.

The event is proudly supported by Western Sydney Parklands, Sydney’s Biggest Backyard and provides the perfect backdrop for a weekend of running and activities for the whole family.

Says Gary Farebrother, Founder of the Western Sydney Parklands Trail Run: “The course offers some fantastic trail running only a stone’s throw from the CBD. There is a great variety of trails which will entertain novice and experienced runners alike. The longer courses offer fantastic views of the CBD and Western Sydney and of course a few hills. “

In addition to some quality trail running, there are a host of activities and services to encourage the family to come along. These include:

– 1.6km Kids Dash

– 4km Family Run

– Award-Winning Playgrounds

– Lizard Log Markets

Sign up to fundraise 

Enter the event now

Sign up to volunteer on the day

City2Surf

Sunday 11th of August 2019

Register here and select to fundraise for ‘TAD – Disability Services’.

The City2Surf (or City to Surf) is a popular road running event held annually in Sydney covering a 14-kilometre (8.7 mi) course. The event is a “fun run” as well as a race, attracting both competitive runners and community participants who can choose to run or to walk.

Spring Cycle

Sunday 13th of October 2019

Spring Cycle brings together approximately 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities to participate in Sydney’s largest recreational bike ride. The event provides a unique opportunity for participants to explore Sydney’s stunning landscape and iconic attractions on bike.

Riders can take part in the 10km City Ride, 18km River Ride, 50km Classic Ride or the 105km Challenge Ride. Spring Cycle is the only cycling event that gives riders the unique opportunity to ride on the road across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Bowral Classic

Sunday 20th of October 2019

The award-winning Bowral Classic cycling Gran Fondo is back on Sunday 20 October, 2019! Since the inaugural event in 2016, the Bowral Classic has become a staple fixture in the cycling calendar. With four courses to choose from, all showcasing the most beautiful scenery you can experience on two wheels, there is a course to suit everyone’s ability.

Make your choice from the:

  • 175km Maxi Classic
  • 120km Challenge Classic
  • 90km Rouleurs Classic
  • 35km Social Classic

To date, the Classic series have raised close to $300,000 for various charities across Australia. Make your ride count by supporting Freedom Wheels and help change the life of people living with a disability. Register during the Early Bird period and receive a free event jersey worth $115!

Offer excludes 35km Social Classic registrations and ends Sunday, April 14, 2019.

Register for the event here.

 

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