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Leukemia survivor Adam Brook wants to make the round trip to Perth this weekend – and he wants your help. The director and head coach of RevFit Gym in Tamworth came up with the idea for a 24-hour marathon three years ago. He was in stage four melanoma at the time – but opted for a stationary bike nonetheless. The mission of fundraising and awareness in the fight against the deadly disease was too important. READ MORE: “When you tell people you are riding a bike for 24 hours, they want to know why,” he said. “Why are you doing something so ridiculous and stupid?” “So that starts the conversation. That’s exactly what he’s about to do for a full day this week. With the help of other members of the gym, the RevFit stationary bike does “This year is the first year that other gyms in town are contacting us and saying they want to come and get involved as well,” he said. Mr Brook said. Want more local information? Subscribe to the Leader to read it first here “Snake Guys [Athletic] will be coming and the guys from Demon Crossfit will be coming too. “It’s great to now have other guys who want to be a part of it. I would like to think that maybe next year we can have these gyms and have us run for 24, them for 24. And who can raise the most money. I think that would be really cool and I wish it were like that. “I wish it would become a bit of an annual thing everywhere. I would love to throw it to everyone and anyone. “In 2020, dozens of crews managed to make the equivalent of a round trip to Melbourne. This year they are aiming much higher – to Perth and back. But Mr. Brook has dreams even bigger than that. One day he wants hundreds or thousands of gyms to sign up, thus helping with fundraising and awareness efforts. Money raised goes to Game on Mole, a charitable campaign run by the Melanoma Institute. The event is welcome to everyone, even without a reservation. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:



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