Mark Carrington

Mark Carrington
Riding in memory of Sjaan van de Kraan
In Australia, 3 children die of cancer every week. Please sponsor me and support my challenge to fight kids' cancer and save little lives!
I've Ridden 1,378.0 km to fight kids' cancer
My Rankings
  • National: 53rd
  • State: 22nd in NSW
I've raised $4,445.71 My goal is $5,000 Donate Now

I'm Riding For

Sjaan van de Kraan

Sjaan van de Kraan

September 19 would have been Sjaan’s 80th birthday. She did not quite make it. She loved music and flowers and visits to Australia. My rides will be punctuated with pictures of Australia and flowers. Make music the way you always did

My Story

27 Sep 2019

Every year I ride for kids cancer - 6 years and still going. My challenge this year is taking shape. I have one small section of the East Coast of Australia not yet ridden. This will complete a circumnavigation of Australia ridden in stages since 2002.

I did a little more planning and some bookings. I travel to Rockhampton on October 8 and will cycle south via an inland route to Gold Coast. That completes my circle of Australia as I did the Top End ride from Rockhampton to Darwin in 2009. All in all that trip will be a little over 1,000 kms.

Cancer is the largest single killer of children from disease in Australia – over 600 children are diagnosed with cancer every year and sadly, 3 die every week.

Kids should be living life, not fighting for it.

Please support my challenge by making a donation through my fundraising page to give these kids the brighter futures they deserve.

Together, we can save little lives.

Thanks for your support.

My Challenge

  • 18.9 km ride - Sydney Road Cycling - Wednesday, 27 November 2019
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  • 75.0 km ride - Mudgee Road Cycling - Friday, 8 November 2019
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  • 25.7 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Friday, November 8, 2019
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    Logged this ride 81 days ago
  • 1.8 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Thursday, November 7, 2019
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    Logged this ride 82 days ago
  • 44.0 km ride - Morning Ride - Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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    Logged this ride 91 days ago
  • 24.8 km ride - Morning Ride - Monday, October 28, 2019
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  • 19.0 km ride - Lunch Ride - Friday, October 25, 2019
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    Logged this ride 95 days ago
  • 28.2 km ride - Lunch Ride - Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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    Logged this ride 97 days ago
  • 2.7 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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  • 66.5 km ride - Morning Ride - Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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  • 5.0 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Monday, October 21, 2019
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  • 86.2 km ride - Morning Ride - Monday, October 21, 2019
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  • 72.9 km ride - Morning Ride - Sunday, October 20, 2019
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  • 4.6 km ride - Lunch Ride - Saturday, October 19, 2019
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    Logged this ride 101 days ago
  • 1.7 km ride - Evening Ride - Friday, October 18, 2019
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  • 88.8 km ride - Morning Ride - Friday, October 18, 2019
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    Logged this ride 102 days ago
  • 4.2 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Thursday, October 17, 2019
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    Logged this ride 103 days ago
  • 79.0 km ride - Morning Ride - Thursday, October 17, 2019
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  • 107.5 km ride - Morning Ride - Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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    Logged this ride 104 days ago
  • 2.9 km ride - Lunch Ride - Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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    Logged this ride 105 days ago
  • 2.2 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Monday, October 14, 2019
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    Logged this ride 106 days ago
  • 84.1 km ride - Morning Ride - Monday, October 14, 2019
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  • 2.1 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Sunday, October 13, 2019
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    Logged this ride 107 days ago
  • 74.9 km ride - Morning Ride - Sunday, October 13, 2019
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  • 3.2 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Saturday, October 12, 2019
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    Logged this ride 108 days ago
  • 94.0 km ride - Morning Ride - Saturday, October 12, 2019
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  • 2.5 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Friday, October 11, 2019
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    Logged this ride 109 days ago
  • 73.0 km ride - Morning Ride - Friday, October 11, 2019
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    Logged this ride 109 days ago
  • $2,500 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $2,500 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 109 days ago
  • 67.8 km ride - Morning Ride - Thursday, October 10, 2019
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    Logged this ride 110 days ago
  • 3.3 km ride - Evening Ride - Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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  • 25.3 km ride - Lunch Ride - Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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    Logged this ride 111 days ago
  • 25.7 km ride - Lunch Ride - Monday, October 7, 2019
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    Logged this ride 113 days ago
  • 12.5 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Sunday, October 6, 2019
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    Logged this ride 114 days ago
  • 40.9 km ride - Morning Ride - Sunday, October 6, 2019
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    Logged this ride 114 days ago
  • 40.7 km ride - Lunch Ride - Saturday, October 5, 2019
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    Logged this ride 115 days ago
  • 1.9 km ride - Afternoon Ride - Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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    Logged this ride 118 days ago
  • 45.7 km ride - Morning Ride - Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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    Logged this ride 118 days ago
  • 18.9 km ride - Lunch Ride - Tuesday, October 1, 2019
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    Logged this ride 119 days ago
  • $1,000 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $1,000 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 120 days ago
  • $500 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $500 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 153 days ago
  • $250 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $250 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 153 days ago
  • 2019 Challenge
    2 Aug 2019

    Every year I ride for kids cancer - 6 years and still going.

    My challenge this year is taking shape. I have one small section of the East Coast of Australia not yet ridden. This will complete a circumnavigation of Australia ridden in stages since 2002.

    Broad idea is to ride that segment as part of the 2019 challenge - more likely ridden in part or in whole before October (before it gets hot).

    The words are Cooktown in Far North Queensland to Coolangatta (where Gold Coast Airport is). The numbers are roughly 2000 kms. That is as much planning as I have done.

    Posted 179 days ago
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