Twenty-eight cyclists together with three backup volunteers left for Zagreb, Croatia for a 1100km cycling challenge spread over 7 days. Climbing approximately 12,000m in ascent, the ALIVE Cycling Team will start their adventure from Zagreb, Croatia on Friday 8th July and would cycle all the way to the Vatican City in Rome, Italy, passing through eight different cities, such as Ljulbjana (Slovenia), Mofalcone (Italy) and Montefiascone (Italy), just to mention a few.
For the fourth year, ALIVE cyclists are raising funds for a specialised research programme in children’s cancer at the University of Malta to be facilitated through the University’s Research Trust (RIDT).
The RE/MAX – ALIVE2016 Cycling Challenge for Cancer is being sponsored by RE/MAX and Friends Foundation, Powered by Garmin, Wurth, Tum Invest, Pro Action and supported by Impressions Ltd, Express Trailers, SIS, Wheelwizard, Danusan, Air Malta, the Malta Police Force, Atlas Insurance, Falzon Group, Dolmen Hotel, UVIA, Firetech, Greens Supermarket, Express Trailers, Valletta Cruise Port, KPMG and Finestral.
One can also follow the cyclists’ progress by going on to their website: www.alivecharity.com and click on ‘Live Tracking’. More information and regular updates about their progress, can be obtained on ‘Alive Charity Foundation’ Facebook page.
A continuous research for children’s cancer is undergoing at the University of Malta, and therefore during this challenge, you are invited to place your donation through the ‘ALIVE Charity Foundation’ line, via SMS on 50618081 for a donation of €4.66; 50618913 for a donation of €6.99; and 50619208 for a donation of €11.65 or online at www.alivecharity.com