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Perth Scuba DMT Rides to Conquer Cancer

Ride to Conquer Cancer Karena Wilson Western AustraliaKARENA WILSON, Perth Scuba Dive Master Trainee has committed to conquering cancer by participating in The Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting The Western Australian Institute of Medical Research. She will join thousands of other men and women in a history-making ride on 20 and 21 October 2012. Karena will take part in a 200km two-day ride throughout Western Australia’s scenic countryside with a night of camping. Riders will support breakthrough research and the discovery of new cancer therapies at WAIMR.

One in two Australians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Karena is rallying for the cause and cycling in The Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting WAIMR.  Karena, her friends and family lost a ‘great’ man – Trevor who had a positive outlook on life and an awesome sense of humour.  He played a big part in the stories created from the Newman-Wilson travel adventures.  Karena is doing this ride with her legs of steel in memory of Trevor and your support & her participation will assist in accelerating the conquest of cancer.

For real impact, KARENA, 961021-3 has set a personal fundraising goal of $2,500. To help her reach this goal, visit to make a donation online, or call 1300 99 RIDE.


This is the inaugural Ride to Conquer Cancer event in Western Australia. The Ride already has a record of success in Australia. Last year in Brisbane over 1300 participants raised $4.7 million. Riders will be supported by hundreds of Volunteers and Crew Members who will provide meals, water and snack stops, gear transport, portable restrooms, safety on the streets, comprehensive medical services and an overnight campsite complete with tents, massages, and hot showers.

For information about the Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting WAIMR, please contact:

Michelle Cook          [email protected]

 About Western Australian Institute for Medical Research

Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) is Western Australia’s premier adult medical research institute, investigating the genetic and environmental causes of a range of diseases. Formed in 1998 with a vision of fostering a high-level of collaboration between the State’s medical researchers, our team has made, and continues to make, a number of internationally-important discoveries with the potential to deliver better health to the global community. Currently, WAIMR is situated at two locations – the Perth Campus is located at the Medical Research Foundation building of Royal Perth Hospital, while the Nedlands Campus is at B Block, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre. For more information about WAIMR, visit

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