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Tropical Air 10to4 raises record amount of donations
The 2020 Tropic Air 10to4 Mountain Bike Challenge raised a record
WOW – we are completely blown away and have only just got the mud out of our wheels! The money raised at the event goes towards protecting Mt Kenya, Borana Wildlife Conservancy and Ngare Ndare Forest.
A breakdown of projects and images will be sent later in the year – but for now a huge thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Scroll down for fundraising winners!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING FUNDRAISING PRIZE WINNERS!
The JASPER HORWOOD MEMORIAL PRIZE
WINNER OF THE TOP CHILD FUNDRAISER
Aurora Benham (Age 6)
Aurora rode in the Mini 10to4 and raised nearly KES 200K.
When asked about how she raised the money, Aurora said
“I raised money by making a video and riding my bike. I also made cupcakes and sold them to neighbours, and I even put them in the oven and did all the washing up myself”.
The PAUL SHERWEN MEMORIAL PRIZE
WINNER OF THE TOP ADULT FUNDRAISER
Hitesh Shah and Amardeep Jandu (Age – undisclosed!)
Every season the pair are on the mountain with their family and friends planting at Marania Forest. The Sukuma Twende Trust (Hitesh and Amardeep’s charity) have raised a phenomenal Ksh 800K+ and they aim to plant 50,000 trees in the April rainy season, and are hoping to raise funds for another 50,000 trees for the next planting in October. What a dynamic team!
FUNDRAISING RAFFLE PRIZES
Fundraising this year has been phenomenal, so thank you to everyone for their hard work and dedication.
The following winners have been randomly selected to win some fantastic prizes kindly donated by Travelshoppe, Safarilink, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club and Ol Pejeta Conservancy: Hitesh Shah
Please get in touch with eventmanager to find out what you’ve won and claim your prize.
THE OFFICIAL EVENT PHOTOGRAPHS ARE READY!
Thanks to our team at Routes Adventure and Innocent Mutaawe for some great action shots. Here’s a sneak preview and click below for the full albums. Please tag us and share on social media and remember to use the hastags!
#forpeaksake #tropicair10to4#10to4mtbchallenge #theultimatemtbsafari
Stu and his team have been managing a private camp for 10to4 participants at the event for well over a decade. Very sadly Stu passed away towards the end of last year. It was a strange year without Stu’s family and team with us in 2020. Farewell Stu, and thank you for the wonderful years of support, and all you did to help the 10to4 organisers, entrants and mountain. You are missed by us all and our thoughts are with Fi, Ed and your wonderful team.
We want your feedback! Without it we can’t continue to raise our game and make each year better and easier for you participants.