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MFB Cycling Club Pedal for Prostate

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08 Jul 2010
Launched today by Premier John Brumby and Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, the MFB Cycling Club have officially begun preparations and fundraising for the Pedal for Prostate Around-Australia Ride.

With the support of MFB and the E.J. Whitten Foundation, the non-stop ride around Australia in October, will raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer research and promote awareness of men’s health.

The 12 MFB firefighters, aged from 29 to 56, will pedal 15,000kms non-stop on Highway One from October 31- November 25. In two-man relay style, each cyclist will ride three times daily. They will all cover about 2500kms individually over the 25 days without a rest day.

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