Legacy is a voluntary organisation providing services to around 65,000 widows/families and 1,800 dependants with an immediate family member who has died or given their health in the line of duty.
APC Technology has chosen to support the Legacy organisation as well as one rider Rob Paterson from Cobham Aviation who is taking part in the ride.
Tour de Legacy was first launched in 2013 as the brainchild of a handful of passionate and determined Adelaide cyclists in conjunction with the Legacy Club of Adelaide (Legacy). The first two editions included the likes of 17 time Tour de France finisher Stuart O’Grady and Patrick Jonker.
Now in its third edition, the significance of the 2018 Tour de Legacy is to commemorate the final year of the Centenary of the ANZAC, 100 years since the end of WWI, with a ride throughout the various battlefields of the Western Front in France and Belgium. Launching from London with a Royal send-off, the group will ride 900 kms over 8 days before attending the Centenary Memorial Service at the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux on Remembrance Day, November 11 2018.
After visiting the Normandy Beaches, I was moved and inspired by the Men and Women who fought for our freedom. I want to make difference by raising funds for beneficiaries particularly in this year of the Centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War.
As a cycling enthusiast, I am looking forward to the challenge of training for this ride which will take the team through Northern France over 900 km in 10 days ending at Villers-Bretonneux for the Armistices Service.
Who is Legacy?
Legacy is a voluntary organisation providing services to around 65,000 widows/families and 1,800 dependants with an immediate family member who has died or given their health in the line of duty. We stand ready to protect the families of thousands of Australian Defence Force men and women on operations, at home and around the globe.