Get fit and give kids a life of choice! 

We invite you to jump on a bike in March to take on our 500km Australian Ride Virtual Challenge.

With the Australian Ride to Provide now officially sold out we have found a way for you to get involved and ride virtually with us this March.

As our Australian Riders hit the road to cycle 500km in 6 days, we invite you to join us to cycle 500km in 20 days. You will start with us on the 17th March and you’ll have until Easter Monday to clock your km’s.

You can team up with mates or go it alone; the strength in our community will build within a closed Facebook group as we come together as a team to achieve a common goal.



How does the virtual component work?

The exact route of the Australian Ride will be mapped on My Virtual Mission so you can follow the roads that we will be travelling. Complete the 500km and double your fundraising to receive an official Australian Ride jersey - the very one that our riders are wearing out on the roads.

This virtual experience will get you back on the bike, getting fit and raising much needed funds to continue supporting our kids in Thailand. COVID-19 continues to be a concern with no signs of International Borders reopening therefore it is necessary for us to continue providing meaningful experiences to you, our community, to raise much needed funds to keep our doors open.

Every cent counts. All donations over $2 are 100% tax deductible in Australia. Your donation WILL make a big difference to the lives of our kids. Your donation WILL bring about meaningful change. Your donation WILL provide our kids with a life of choice and opportunity.




The difference between a Group and Individual Registration

The primary difference between registering as a Group or as an Individual is:

  • A Group shares the 500km distance. Meaning when each group member logs activity in your group profile in My Virtual Mission, you will move further along the 500km route. 
  • An Individual does the 500km distance solo. 

All other details remain the same per person, including registration fee and fundraising target.


Cost and Fundraising Requirement

How much do you want to pay?

This year, we are offering the Virtual Challenge with the option of selecting how much you want to pay to register. No matter how much you pay, you will get the same experience as everybody else. We are simply asking you to support this event in a way that works best for you financially.

A$25.00   A$49.00   A$70.00


Minimum Fundraising Requirement: $500

We are asking each virtual rider to raise $500 to support the kids in Thailand. You can set up a fundraising page using Facebook and/or a personalised page on our website. You will receive instructions for setting up a page in your Welcome Email. 

Ready to ride 500km in 20 days for the kids? 


How to Register 

  1. Click on the sign up link to register for the challenge. Download further instructions here if you need them. 
  2. You will need to create an account with My Virtual Mission to activate your profile. This is the platform that we are using to map the ride and track your progress. 
  3. Once registered, click on the Join Mission button to register for the Challenge.
  4. Within 24 hours you will receive a welcome email from Hands with more information and details for setting your fundraising page.
  5. One week prior to the Challenge, we will send you further information for getting set up, logging your km’s and raising your funds. 




An experience with Hands really is life changing - for you and for the kids that we support. But don’t just take our word for it, check out what our riders of our 2020 Virtual Ride had to say.