|This year Mark will be challenging himself on the worlds most difficult road race in Taiwan, the KOM challenge. The goal is to complete the challenge and in the process raise USD 5000 for the charity organisation Days for Girls
The KOM Challenge
DATE: 14th July 2018
The King of the Mountain (KOM) Challenge is billed as the worlds toughest bicycle climb! But just how tough can a bike race really be?
The race starts at 6 am, leaving from Hualien on the East coast of Taiwan and continues along 105 km’s of the most agonising hill climbing in the world. From the start at sea level, the race continues through the stunning mountainous scenery of Taiwan finishing at the dizzying height of 3275m.
Energy sapping low oxygen levels, a brutal Taiwanese summer heat and continuous climbing could for up to 9 hours, this truly is the worlds toughest challenges.
Days for Girls
Days for Girls is a global foundation which works with vulnerable women and girls from over 110 countries, providing health services and education. Through this incredible charity over 1,000,000 women and girls around the world — have been given back their dignity, health, and opportunity through menstrual health solutions and education.Days for Girls
Vanessa Lawless has been working for several years with the Days for Girls charity in Thailand doing some incredible projects – But they need more money. In 2018 we are going to try and raise USD 5000 which is enough to buy 100’s of kits for the girls.