Orang-utan and Shark Conservation

Click here for rules and regulations of “RIDE FOR THE WILD 2017”.

The Ride for the Wild (R4TW) 2017 is a cycling event that aims to provide interested stakeholders with a platform to send their messages of support for wildlife conservation. Like last year, we are focusing the spotlight on orang-utans and sharks. The R4TW 2017 will also be a green event to continue a tradition of decreased dependency on plastic and reduced waste output.

This year, the organizers are inviting members from societies like the Sarawak Society of The Deaf to participate in line with the belief that conservation involves everyone. The organizers will be introducing a new category this year: the virtual ride. The introduction of the virtual ride is to accommodate riders who may be busy on the date of the event as well as supporters from around the world. This year, there will be exhibitions at pit-stops and water stations for the riders on the day to enjoy.

A host of activities will be held in tandem to the ride for family and friends of participants and visitors who are not cycling. Visitors will be treated to a Zumbathon handled by Swinburne Dance Club at the Multi-Purpose Hall for a small fee. Even the youngest of guests will be kept busy with a number of children’s activities on that day.

The event this year will have stronger representation from the youth, with a majority of volunteers coming from the Swinburne student community including Swinburne Sarawak’s Cycling Club, Dance Club, Green Club, Debater’s Club and the Running Club. The student organization will be doing their part by organizing a recycling drive and the public is encouraged to bring their recyclable items over.