Let children play, says charity rider

Gregg in training with children Kaili and Parker.
Gregg in training with children Kaili and Parker.

Mr Pearson aims to beat the 400km distance he rode last year and $7000 he raised for the Children’s Medical Research Institute.

‘After the success of last year and being able to raise as much as I did as an individual for such a good cause, I couldn’t not enter again,’ he said.

The father-of-two and fly-in, fly-out worker spent his time off last October cycling with his children in tow around Lake Joondalup.

This year he kicked it up a notch and invested in a road bike to go further.

‘As a dad with two kids and now doing weekly school runs, seeing kids how they should be’