In August 2017, I will ride in a 7 day cycling event in Europe to raise money for the Team Type 1 Foundation, a charity dedicated to "instill hope and inspiration for people around the world affected by diabetes".
The "Haute Route" event, will involve cycling over 900km which includes climbing over 22,000m in the mountains of Europe in 7 one day stage races.
Having family members and friends that manage their lives with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, I decided it would be a great thing to do to ride of the official charity of Haute Route. I am hoping to raise £5,000 for Team Type 1 Foundation, so your donations are greatly appreciated.
Your donation to this page will go towards funding the Sustainable Diabetes Program.
Sustainable Diabetes Program.
The Sustainable Diabetes Program saves lives in third-world countries by providing glucose meters, test strips and diabetes management education to thousands who would otherwise suffer debilitating complications and early death.
To date, Team Type 1 Foundation have provided the people of Rwanda with 2.2 million test strips and 1,750 glucose meters.
More importantly, the supplies and education have dropped the collective A1C of diabetics in Rwanda from 10% to 8.9%.
That means TT1 are saving lives TODAY.
In 2016, I rode 11,000km and climbed 100,000m in preparation and training.
At the end of July 2017, I made it 10,000miles and 150,000m of climbing in total for training.
Now it is just the race to the go.
Thanks for your help.
To find out a little more about Team Type 1 Foundation and what they do, visit http://teamtype1.org/
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