400 in 4 on Channel Ten news – again!

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Having enjoyed talking to us so much last year, Tim Bailey from channel Ten news interviewed us again just before the 2010 ride. We seem to be collecting ever more mascots!   Excerpts from the...

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Charity Auction Pics

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Hi all, The charity auction was a raging success. Loads of keen bidders turned up, the food was fab and the music better. We raised a brilliant $10,000 which will be a great boost towards our $50,000 target for this year. Thanks to all who came, we hope you had a great eve. For those who couldn’t make it, here are some pics. Scotty.   {gallery}400in4/2009...

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Charity Auction Details

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    Hi Everyone, Here’s the long awaited Charity Auction details. We have a brilliant line up of items on offer, some great entertainment, a huge raffle and a sizzling BBQ with a beer or two available. It should be a cracking night. We hope to see as many people as possible there. Please help us by displaying a copy of this information in your community or workplace. Download a copy by clicking here or on the image below. Many thanks! Scotty.     Doors will open at 6 pm and entry will be by minimum of a gold coin...

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2010 Poster Available

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Hi all, Our 2010 poster is now ready for you to decorate your workplace or community with! We’d really appreciate it if you could print a few copies and display them anywhere there are lots of people. Please help us and download it here. Many thanks,...

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2010 dates and riders announced!

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      Hi everyone,         Thanks for your interest in the “400 in 4” Charity Ride. 2010 is going to be bigger and better than ever and so we have a number of new riders to welcome:   Tanya Wiggins has decided to pull on a jersey and have a crack at riding, leaving the support role to Tim ‘Turtle’ Smith. New faces include: Adam Coble; Scotty Laugesen; Clayton Stevenson; Rob Woods; Scotty Henderson; Stephen Green; and James Boland. We will also be welcoming back with open arms former veterans...

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Letter from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

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We have received a lovely letter from the staff at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. “400 in 4” Charity Ride making a difference to our Burns Unit For the fourth consecutive year a group of fire fighters from the NSW Fire Brigades has embarked on a 400km, 4 day bike ride from Campbelltown Fire Station to Wagga Wagga stopping at Goulburn, Yass and Gundagai and raising funds for the Burns Unit at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead whilst promoting fire safety messages.  This year they raised over $30,000 and have raised over $90,000...

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2009 local press coverage

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A sample of local press coverage of the 2009 ride. Northern District Times Fired up for charity “RYDE Fire Station’s Nicole Sutton is trading the fire-engine for pedal power, cycling 400km in four days to raise money for the Burns Unit at Westmead Children’s Hospital…” Yass Tribune Firies light up for a good cause “Students, teachers and parents at Yass Public welcomed some very important visitors to the school on Wednesday afternoon…” Liverpool City Champion Pedal power for cause “IT’S been...

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Diary of a 400 in 4 rider – 2009

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The 2009 ride through the eyes of Sean Kelly and Nicole Sutton.   After a cracking TV opportunity where Greg Wild and Scott Hanley talked fire safety with Channel Ten weather man, Tim Bailey and promoted the 400 in 4 marathon cycle, 17 keen cyclists set out on their pushbikes to start a 400km journey from Campbelltown to Wagga Wagga. DAY ONE: CAMPBELLTOWN FIRE STATION to GOULBURN With 10 months invested in preparation and organising activities, cyclists gathered at 0600hrs at Campbelltown Fire Station. After an ‘operational chat,’ Nick...

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The 2009 team

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Front Row L to R: QF Sean Doohan, SF Glenn Whiltshire, SF Dave McMurdo Back Row L to R: QF Tanya Wiggins, SO Brad Smith, SF John Styles, SO Murray Mackne, QF Olaf Ruhen, SF Marty Collins, QF Matt Cooper, QF Dan Favelle, SO Nick Beattie, SF Aaron Campbell, QF Gavin Crabbe, QF Nicole Sutton, QF Tim Smith, Sean Kelly (Macquarie Bank), QF Scott...

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400 in 4 on Channel Ten news!

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We were fortunate enough to be interviewed by Tim Bailey from Channel Ten news just before the start of the 2009 ride.   Excerpts from the news bulletin.      Photos of the...

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