THE Tour de Cure team rode into Busselton Primary School yesterday, where they shared their Be Fit; Be Healthy; Be Happy cancer prevention message with 280 of the school’s students.
The WA Country Tour de Cure team, including Fremantle Dockers’ player Jon Griffin and Sunrise presenter James Tobin, are riding more than 490 kilometres across the South West to raise money for cancer research and to spread the word that one in three cancers can be preventable through healthy lifestyle choices.
During the 40-minute interactive presentation, the team asked Busselton Primary students what they thought being healthy meant, and received responses like “being happy”, “eating healthy” and “staying fit”.
The team also visited Our Lady of the Cape Primary School earlier that morning, and yesterday night donated $10,000 to Cancer Council to supply a shade structure to a Busselton school at a community dinner at The Goose.
The Tour also aims to generate up to $120,000 for WA cancer projects including The Telethon Kids Institute, the only childrens’ cancer research centre operating in WA.
Tour de Cure’s WA Country team will finish their ride in Perth on October 15.
To find out more about Tour de Cure, go to www.tourdecure.com.au