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Ride for Country Kids

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The ride of a lifetime.

Each year, we head out on a three-day ride across regional NSW to help raise awareness and vital funds to give country kids the developmental and mental health services they need, but otherwise cannot access.

On the 10th anniversary of the ride, we are going deeper into the heartland of the communities that Royal Far West serves cycling through scenic forests, farmlands and coast.

Join us in 2024 and ride to transform the lives of Australia’s country kids!

Why we ride

Country communities have been affected by countless natural disasters over the last few years.

The impact of these disasters, coupled with the existing disadvantage of distance and availability of services, has seen the number of country kids in need of developmental and mental health services drastically increase.

Each Ride takes us into the country communities we serve, giving our riders the opportunity to hear stories, take in the views and experience a life away from the city.

Find out more about this epic adventure now!

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Cycling is in my veins, and it’s great to be supporting Royal Far West to help kids in rural and remote areas, particularly when I get to saddle up and join a group of likeminded people, all of whom are keen to push themselves to support country kids.

Mark Renshaw
Ride for Country Kids AmbassadorRead more

Our previous Ride routes

We’ve travelled nearly 5,000km throughout NSW and visited some spectacular country towns over the last nine years.

Each Ride for Country Kids brings new places, new faces and new experiences that bring Riders back time and time again.

Here's where we’ve pedalled so far
  • 2023: Cooma to Lake Hume Village
  • 2022: Tamworth to Glen Innes
  • 2021: Dubbo to Cobar
  • 2019: Albury to Lake Cargelligo
  • 2018: Lightning Ridge to Bourke
  • 2017: Wagga Wagga to Orange
  • 2016: Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour
  • 2015: Moree to Tamworth
  • 2014: Dubbo to Wagga Wagga

Find out more about the Ride for Country Kids 2024

If you are interested in joining us on our next Ride, please fill out the form or click here for more details.

We also welcome enquiries regarding partner and sponsorship opportunities.

Please call 1800 961 001 or email us at corporatepartnerships@royalfarwest.org.au to find out more.

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Royal Far West Celebrates its 10th Ride for Country Kids on the Sapphire Coast

Meet the Riders: Graeme joins the Ride for Country Kids

Meet the team: Chris & Harry join the Ride for Country Kids