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2017 events to be published soon..........

Details of our 2017 events calander are being finalised and will be published soon. However, to give a flavour of the challenges we have set ourselves for next year so far we have planned....

 

  • St David's Day Challenge (March)
  • The International Match for Life (TBC)
  • The Ride For Life World Record Attempt (June)
  • Capital to Capital - The Cardiff Half with a pre run 120 mile cycle ride (October)

 

And we pleased to announce that our support of our friends at the Believe Organ Donation Support Charity will continue into 2017!!

Ben Harper

Youngest Yellow Hatter leads long distance cycle ride

 

At 11 years old, our youngest yellow hatter, Ben Harper, lead a team of four cyclists taking on a 160 mile challenge cycling from Switzerland, via Austria, to Germany over four days at the end May 2016.  The Tyroleon Tour event is Ben's idea to help raise funds for MNDA Motor Neurone Disease Association and to raise awareness of Organ Donation by supporting #believe.

 

The event, though impaired by a little poor weather, went fantasically well with a mainly flat route, through beautiful surroundings and great hostipality.

 

Ben had a modest target of £300 to raise for MND and to date he has more than doubled the amount raised.  Over 1500 people were reached with the organ donation awareness message and conversations have been had and the organ donation register has a few more on it...

 

Thank You

 

Richard Parker, event organiser & Simon Keith, Worlds first professional footballer to receive a heart transplant and return to the game

The Match For Life inspires..

 

Saturday 30th April 2016 saw the first Transplant Sport team play a Pro Celebrity eleven at Rodney Parade Newport.  And what a success the day was, Transplant Sport winning the game and awaress of organ donation and the legacy that can go with it. Click on The Match For Life tab for further details..

We are proud to be supporting the Stroke Association and Motor Neurone Disease Charity with our fundraising events in 2016.  Details of our justgiving pages will be made available soon.

 

Our Fundraising Events

 

  • 29th May to 2nd June. The Epic Tyroleon cycle tour. Ben (11) and Rhys (14) are leading Jon and John on a 240 km cycle ride along the banks of the River Inn from Switzerland to Germany, through Austria.

 

  • 25th June The Three Peaks in 24 Challenge. Jon and Mark lead a Yellow Hat team taking on the gruelling three peaks challenge.in 24 hours.

 

  • 2nd October. The now traditional Cardiff half marathon.  Jon and Mark with others pound the streets of Cardiff for the last event of the Yellow Hat calander 2016

 

These are our fundraisers.  The Match for Life is the event that not only celebrates the gift of life, but also provides a vehicle of awareness for organ donation in general.

Richard Parker joins the Yellow Hat family....

 

We are pleased to announce that Richard has joined the team and is already in creative influencing mode with a special project for 2016 - watch this space!!

Forthcoming Challenges

 

April 16 The Match For Life

 

June 16 Three Peaks in 24 hours

 

October 16 Cardiff Half Marathon (of course!)

2015 Pictures

London Marathon with a twist
 

May 14 - Lon Las Challenge Pictures

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