PPA One Tonner

PPA One Tonner

The Wellington Lions provided safety marshals for this year’s PPA One Tonner. 20 Lions and 40 Lukhanyo marshals spent many hours in the blazing sun helping cyclists through intersections and keeping them safe. Here are a small selection of photos – the rest have been uploaded to our Flickr account. [ View the slideshow...

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Dirty Double Trail Run & MTB Race – 2014

Dirty Double Trail Run & MTB Race – 2014

Wellington Lions Club assisted with registrations and safety marshal placement at the recent Dirty Double Trail Run & MTB Race. In terms of scenery it doesn’t get much better than this. The event was hosted by the Kleinevalleij | Weddings and Conference Estate, a fantastic venue and as the photos show, a picture perfect location for participants and supporters alike. More photos available on Flickr. More photos available on...

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Blisters for Bread, 2014

Blisters for Bread, 2014

This year 170 Lions and Leos from 20 clubs sponsored their services as safety marshals at the Peninsula School Feeding Association’s Blisters for Bread walk. With the help of these volunteers this major annual event flowed smoothly around Sea Point, Cape Town. Thank you to the 12 000 walkers who participated this year! Your contributions will make a huge impact in the PSFA’s mission to feed hungry school children. Remember, “you...

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Tour de PPA 2013

Tour de PPA 2013

The Wellington Lions put in some time during the past weekend to act as marshals and to man (and women) water points along the 110 km and 72 km routes. A fresh wind made things interesting but no less fun for those worked or cycled. At our watering point everyone who stopped for a drink was upbeat and having a ball. That it was hard work was clear after the first 30km of cycling with a strong wind blowing across the starboard bow. As usual we...

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Pedal Power Association

Pedal Power Association

The PPA organises many cycle races every year. A good deal of these events take place in the Boland and, more specifically, Wellington. This has offered the Wellington Lions Club the opportunity to get involved in marshaling during these races, something that would not be possible without the good people at the PPA. The PPA knows that funds raised by the Lions are used in the local community to the betterment of the people of Wellington, and by...

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PPA One Tonner

PPA One Tonner

The Wellington Lions are hard at work raising funds for our 2012 projects, and by inviting Lions to marshal at their events, the Pedal Power Association are indirectly contibuting to the work Lions do in their communities. We will keep you up to date with how we plan to spend these funds. This weekend saw a number of Wellington Lions working as marshals and helping at watering points during the PPA One Tonner Cycle Race. The race started at the...

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Cycle Challenge

Cycle Challenge

The past weekend (6 – 7 October 2012) the Wellington Lions Club provided some assistance at the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge at Nelsons Creek Wine Estate just outside Wellington. A total of 7 Lions were involved in managing 50 marshals during the event. Tasks included parking assistance, security and route marshalling on the 3 routes. The road event is one of the top international events on the cycling calendar and Sunday’s race saw the...

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Gravel Travel 2012

Gravel Travel 2012

The Gravel Travel Mountain Bike Championship takes place on dirt roads in and around the farms and vineyards of Wellington, crosses the Bainskloof Pass road and then heads towards Groenberg Mountain. There are two routes, 75km and 105km. The longer route ends in the Hawekwa Plantation on the slopes of Du Toitskloof. Our thanks to Adventure Cycles who again asked us to work at this event. Lions helping with registrations Members of the...

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