Cyclists from across the Darling Downs are strapping on their helmets and hitting the road in support of local women in the region, raising funds for BreastScreen Toowoomba for the Toowoomba Hospital Foundation‘s Volvo Trucks Handling the Outback charity bike ride on Saturday 13 October.

The weekend will kick off on Friday 12 October in the evening with welcome drinks with Toowoomba Hospital Foundation, their sponsors and the all-important riders at Fitzy’s Toowomba. Nine-year old Sofia Platz, who is cutting her hair and raising money for BreastScreen Toowoomba, will be joining the festivities with her mum Felicia to do the big chop.

The two-day bike ride will pedal off bright and early on Saturday 13 October with cyclists riding from Harvey Norman Toowoomba to Gordon Country and back again finishing at Kearney Springs Park on Sunday 14 October. Riding 220 kilometres, participants are helping to raise $142,000 to go towards purchasing new 3D Ultrasound software for BreastScreen Toowoomba to give local women the best possible chance at early detection.

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