Variety Postie Bike Dash stopped in Walcha overnight

The largest field ever of 63 riders on the Variety Postie Bike Dash stopped in Walcha overnight on their trip to help give the Aussie kids a fair go.

The Variety Postie Bike Dash has been travelling through regional NSW aiming to raise more than $150,000 to help Aussie kids overcome barriers to reach their full potential.

“The Variety Postie Bike Dash is a fun way for those with a sense of adventure to help give Aussie kids in regional NSW a fair go,” Variety – the Children’s Charity Head of Regional Development Jason Bourke said.

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“The money raised by our Dashers goes a long way to giving kids at the schools visited vital resources such as computer coding equipment, 3D printers and sensory equipment which they might not otherwise have access to.”

The six-day charity ride started at Fitzroy St Plaza in Tamworth on Sunday, November 4 and travelled through Bundarra, Glen Innes, Nymboida, Coffs Harbour, Toormina, Kempsey, Kew, Taree, Nowendoc and Walcha before returning to Tamworth on Friday.

“First National Real Estate are thrilled to sponsor the event again this year as it is an example of our local agencies’ commitment to help Aussie kids in need,” First National Real Estate CEO, Ray Ellis said.

“We can think of no better person than local agent David Doherty to represent us throughout the ride. His endeavours combined with all of our agencies throughout New England put our commitment into action.

“We wish all riders the best and look forward to the many school visits along the route.”