Special Olympics Australia Dream Ride 2016 revs up with 1000 motorbikes

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Special Olympics Australia are looking for 1000 motorcyclists to join their inaugural Dream Ride to help raise funds to improve sporting opportunities, celebrate the achievements of Special Olympics athletes and honour the outstanding men, women and children living with an intellectual disability within our community.

Dream Ride 2016 is an exciting day of adventure, experience and motorsport. It will bring the motoring community together with people with an intellectual disability to help raise funds for Special Olympics Australia.

Dream Ride 2016 involves 1000 motorcyclists converging on Sydney Motorsport Park on Sunday 4 December from iconic locations. Motorcyclists are riding from start points at Mount Panorama, Newcastle Harbour Foreshore and Parliament House Canberra.

Special Olympics Australia Chief Executive Officer, Corene Strauss, says that Dream Ride 2016 will be a huge day of festivities and encourages everyone in the motorcycling community to join in and take up the great opportunities available throughout the day.

“With 2016 marking the inaugural Dream Ride in Australia this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience which will see 1000 motorcyclists converging on Sydney Motorsport Park. There will be four motorcycle Dream Rides – including a dedicated trike ride from Lake Macquarie – will all riders finishing off their Dream Ride with a lap of honour around the southern track of Sydney Motorsport Park,” said Corene.

“Dream Ride 2016 will coincide with Australia’s ultimate automotive festival, MotorWorld Sydney and will also involve 100 luxury and classic cars giving Special Olympics Australia athletes their ‘dream ride’ around Sydney Motorsport Park. The afternoon at Eastern Creek is open to all members of the general public and there will be great live entertainment from our Dream Stage.

“Registration is just $55 per rider with an additional fundraising commitment of $200 to Special Olympics Australia. Everyone interested in participating in Dream Ride 2016 must register to take part at www.dreamride.com.au. Places are limited so if you’re interested, please register soon.

“Please join us on Dream Ride 2016 to support Special Olympics Australia and our work to give people with an intellectual disability a chance to achieve their personal best,” concluded Corene.

All funds raised from Dream Ride 2016 will help Special Olympics Australia provide opportunities for people with an intellectual disability to achieve their personal best through meaningful sports programs within a supportive environment around Australia.

About Special Olympics Australia –
Special Olympics Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that creates accessible sports training, coaching and competition opportunities for people with an intellectual disability so that they can reach their personal best, in sport and in life.

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