|A cycling race, Lifestart Foundation (LSF) Educational scholarship Charity Bike Ride 2017, will be held on April 13-27th in raising scholarships for poor students in central region. — Photo Lifestart Foundation|
HỘI AN — The Lifestart Foundation (LSF) Educational scholarship Charity Bike Ride 2017, a cycling race raising scholarships for poor students in the central region, will take place April 13-27th of next year.
The race organisers said the cyclists will ride 750km over the course of 10 days, at an average of 75km per day. All rides are fully supported, with rest stops every 15-30km depending on the terrain.
As scheduled, the cycling adventure will begin in Đà Nẵng and wind through the scenic coast, venturing into the famed Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park and along the Hồ Chí Minh Trails. Each rider will raise funds for a Lifestart Foundation Educational scholarship recipient. The Lifestart Foundation, based in Hội An city, has donated a total 2,130 tins of milk to approximately 200 disadvantaged families in Điện Bàn town, Hội An, Tam Kỳ Orphanage in the central province, and Đà Nẵng city’s Pediatrics and Obstetrics Hospital.
The Foundation has also resevered VNĐ11.2 billion (US$523,000) for the Education Scholarship Project—which benefits poor Vietnamese students—as well has a house building-project and a crafts training programme for disadvantaged and disabled Vietnamese people, located at 14 Nguyễn Thái Học street in Hội An.
Participants can register for the LSF Charity Bike Ride 2017 at: https://www.lsfcharityride.org.au/ — VNS