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    • Jakes mission for his sister
      15 January 2018

      Jake Jordans took part in his first Ride for a reason in 2011 in memory of his sister, Dani who tragically passed away from a rare form of brain cancer in 2005.

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    • Fun run with a cheeky difference, makes a difference!
      15 January 2018

      A record number 1,607 people stripped off and ran around Adelaide’s East End today for the 2018 People’s Choice Undies Run for Bowel Cancer before the People’s Choice Classic opening race of the Santos Tour Down Under.

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    • Berri Bike Boys Ride for Kevin
      14 January 2018

      The Berri Bike Boys have taken part in Ride for a reason for the past seven years, raising over $50,000 for Cancer Council SA. In 2018, the event will take on a new meaning as the team rides for one of their own.

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    • Funding SA cancer research key to Cancer Council SA’s election priorities
      11 January 2018

      Funding cancer research in South Australia has been highlighted as a key election priority for Cancer Council SA heading into the 2018 State Election.

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    • Rob rides to support his community
      11 January 2018

      Streaky Bay resident Rob Skelton hasn’t been on a bike in over 25 years. Despite that, in 2018, he will take on the ultimate challenge by participating in Ride for a reason while also raising mush needed funds for Cancer Council SA.

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    • Kevin’s Personal Reason to Ride
      11 January 2018

      Ride for a reason participant Kevin Osmond knows firsthand the impact a cancer diagnosis can have on his life. In 2018, he will be riding for all those regional South Australians like himself who have lived through, and survived, a cancer diagnosis.

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    • Running for Rachel
      10 January 2018

      Nicole Rowe’s sister Rachel thought for years that her stomach pains and cramps were due to irritable bowel syndrome. It wasn’t until her symptoms got worse and she demanded answers that Rachel found out the devastating news—she was living with Stage 4 bowel cancer

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    • Paul pulls on his undies to raise bowel cancer awareness
      09 January 2018

      Paul Bennett was just 39 years of age when he was told that he had Stage 2 bowel cancer. Young and healthy, with no history of bowel cancer in the family, the diagnosis came as a complete shock.

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    • Jess dons undies for Dad
      08 January 2018

      In 2012, when she was just 18 years old, Jess Sarti’s life changed forever when she found out her dad had been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

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    • Ray runs in memory of Lockie
      08 January 2018

      When you become a father, all that you want is your daughter’s happiness. That happiness came for father of two Ray Cockshell when he was introduced to his youngest daughter’s partner, Lockie.

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