Ethiopian Airlines Sponsors RIDE 4 RANGERS Initiative
Ethiopian Airlines welcomed riders supporting ‘Ride 4 Rangers’ at Manchester Airport today, Sunday 23rd August 2020.
The British amateur cyclists started their global 30,000KM bike ride in Land’s End on Saturday 15th August and will arrive in John O’Groats on Saturday 29th August.
Ride 4 Rangers is an initiative by the UK Africa Travel Industry in partnership with conservation charity Tusk which will see the team ride the 874 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats and is inviting hundreds of fellow Africa Travel industry professionals, Africa and wildlife lovers to join them on the way.
A GLOBAL INITIATIVE Alongside the Land’s End to John O’Groats ride, 15th August also marks the start of a series of global Ride 4 Rangers events and activities where Africa and wildlife lovers across the UK, Europe and 9 African Nations (Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique) are getting involved clocking their own miles and raising vital funds.
A team in South Africa’s Kruger National Park are doing a relay walk from north to south, in Northern Kenya another team is doing a horse ride for rangers traversing Borana conservancy into Lewa conservancy.
In Botswana they are holding a club bike ride, in Malawi they are hosting a charity run in Lilongwe, in Tanzania a team is riding from Mount Kilimanjaro to Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano.
In Uganda, a group is doing a 5km cycle around Entebbe, Namibia has a socially distanced hike and in Austria they have launched a series of 10KM bike rides. The initiative is gaining momentum daily.
THE ROUTE The route will journey throughout the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats via traditional LEJOG routes. For the full map visit https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33296734.