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Posted: 12 October 2003 1706 hrs 

Cyclist raises S$10,000 for children with cancer in 24-hour marathon 
By Tanny Chia, Channel NewsAsia
 
SINGAPORE : A freelance photographer, Wendy Chan, has raised over S$10,000 for cancer stricken children after a 24-hour cycling marathon.
The sum may not be much to some, but it will go a long way toward helping the Children's Cancer Foundation.
 

Wendy started cycling on the stationary bike at noon on Saturday, and stayed awake for close to 24 hours with only intermittent five-minute breaks.

She did not look visibly exhausted as she pressed on during the last leg of her 'journey' on Sunday.

It helped that she had company along the way.

Some 150 people had donated S$5 each during the event to ride on bikes alongside her.

While she didn't actually go anywhere, Wendy had cycled the equivalent of 370 kilometres by the end of her day-long effort. - CNA

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