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The Big Bike Ride – Day Seven – Moshi to Same

Day Seven - Everyone was fresh and full of energy after a good night’s sleep and a relatively easy ride, so we got started slightly earlier and made excellent time...

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The Big Bike Ride – Day Six – Arusha to Moshi

Day Six - The supposed ‘easy’ ride of the event – 50 miles and an overall descent of around 1500ft – came at a welcome time, following yesterday’s long, windy...

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The Big Bike Ride – Day Five – Namanga to Arusha

Day Five - We kicked off early at 8am and made the short three-mile cycle to the border, where we had to pass through Kenya’s immigration to exit and separately...

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The Big Bike Ride – Day Four – Kajiado to Namanga

Day Four - Kajiado was new territory for me – most of my experience and knowledge of Kenya is in the Rift Valley, so the team and I were excited...

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The Big Bike Ride – Day Three – Nairobi to Kajiado

Day Three - Considering yesterday’s tough climb out of the Rift Valley, the gentle tail wind meant we reached average speeds of around 24mph, which is pretty good for amateurs...

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The Big Bike Ride – Day Two – Naivasha to Nairobi

Day Two - We set off at 9am from Naivasha and immediately began one the hardest, longest elevation stretches of the whole bike ride; 17 miles long and a climb...

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The Big Bike Ride - Day One
The Big Bike Ride – Day One – Nakuru to Naivasha

Day One - After some last minute adjustments, the team loaded up and the support van and headed for the supermarket to stock up on supplies.

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The Walk Centre opening ceremony
The Big Bike Ride – The Walk Centre’s opening ceremony

Opening Ceremony - After months of waiting, the new Walk Centre primary school was officially opened today, with students, parents, alumni, staff and various dignitaries all in attendance – as...

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African Adventures Foundation
Race Team raise almost £1500 for partner projects in Africa

African Adventures Foundation’s Southampton 10k race team and Marathon runner, Helen Lovell, raise almost £1,500 for partner projects in Africa.

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Fundraising Dinner
Fundraising Dinner raises almost £29,000 in three years

An amazing £6863.05 was raised at our recent fundraising dinner, and this money will make a huge difference to the development of our partner projects in Africa.

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