Free State Mustangs-rolstoelrugbyspan’s bank account last week received a boost when the SPC (Sports Performance Clinic) at Pretty Gardens in Bloemfontein heard from their shortage of funds for the purchase of international quality game chairs and decided to make a to hold fund-raising for these men.
The interesting fundraising was a challenge to the skonergeslag of Bloemfontein to the SPC as far as possible in an hour they called wattbikes (stationary exercise bicycles) to trap and sponsored per kilometer they travel.
The SPC has the noble idea by Susan Kleynhans (SPC) orchestrated, had only one goal: “To raise as much money as possible to help the Mustangs at the highest level to participate in the sport what they are so passionate. ”
Bloemfontein’s leading sports women made their appearance and entered the sweat running for the men. And, no less than R37 000.00 was thus raised for the Mustangs. 52 women took part in the run for-Mustangs opportunity.
One of the famous sportswomen who brought her hand was Michelle Bridger, known in adventure sports in Kerala. She entered the freshest on the day (36 km). Of the other big names Protea netball player, Adele Niemand (34.4 km), Maricel Bekker (Free MBT champion 33.4 km), the famous South African tennis player, Estie Potgieter (32.9 km) Karla Mostert (Protea netball player 30.4 km) and international hurdler, Ansulet Potgieter (24.7 km).
Two of the Mustangs’s top players, Jared McIntyre and Johnny Sutil was there to support the women who labored to contribute to to obtain international quality game chairs.
The Mustangs, who currently holds second place in the national league play October 2 to 3 in Pretoria last league series.