TEAM SPCA Cyclists raise over a Quarter of Million Rand to give dogs on chains their freedom back

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It’s easy to overlook the significance of chains in the context of cycling. They represent the rhythm of the ride, the synchronicity of motion, and the liberation of movement.

Yet, when chains are wrapped around the neck of a dog they represent the exact opposite.

That’s why 64 cyclists took on the Cape Town Cycle Tour with a mission greater than the race itself.  They didn’t just participate in a race, they used the freedom of cycling to break the chains of cruelty. With every push of their pedals, they turned 109 hard-earned kilometers of asphalt into a path of hope and freedom for our four-legged friends and their impact resonates far beyond the finish line.

Their collective determination saw an incredible R255,837.30 being raised in support of the work of our inspectors, who will never stop fighting to give dogs on chains their freedom back. Click here to understand why. 
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To the TEAM SPCA Cyclists, we extend our deepest gratitude.

Thank you for using your strength, your skills, and your endurance to make a difference. Thank you for turning pedals into progress and kilometers into compassion. Because of you, many dogs will now experience the freedom to move around freely and engage in natural behaviours like running, playing, and exploring. And they will know love, so much love! Just look at Melon to see how much this means.

Thank you so much TEAM SPCA Cyclists! Your dedication inspires us all to pedal harder, push further, and strive for impact that resonates far beyond our own finish lines.
Sincerest thanks to our Team Sponsors Hills & Santam Switch for making our Team participation possible. 



If you want to combine your love of sport and animals then this is the purr-fect place for you to make a difference!

It’s not going to be easy but you can help make it worth it!

Join Team SPCA team to run, cycle or participate in any other sports event and through the funds you raise along your journey you ensure that countless animals get the help and love they deserve.

Because change begins with someone like you.

Whether you like to run like a breeze, cycle like the wind, shake your tail feathers or just monkey-around, it all starts with unleashing the animal inside of you.

With the funds that you raise you will help us to continue to Speak for, Protect and Care for Animals. If you need any support along the way, our animal loving fundraising teams are here to help you have as much fun and raise as much money as possible.

Ready. Get set. Go and open this brochure for more information. Print it, email it, share it with someone you know who would like to make their race count for more!

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If these images make you angry, please step up now to #BreakTheChain by signing up to be part of Team SPCA for your chosen sport.

You can run for liberty, you can walk for Harley, sashay for Sasha, march for Misha or you can crawl for Roy – either way just do it for the love of animals! 

For all those who have been and those who remain #ChainedToPain!

Your fundraising effort makes a real difference in the lives of animals.

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