From Monday to Sunday, Mikel Landa and the cyclists of the Euskadi Foundation that he presides pedal on their rollers to raise 50,000 euros that will go to the Food Bank and thus, as the ultimate goal, to the most disadvantaged people during the coronavirus pandemic . Each kilometer traveled will be transformed into one euro. Along with Landa, the peloton is made up of cyclists such as Peio Goikoetxea, Mikel Iturria, Xabier Mikel Azparren and Paula Suárez, with the support of one of the Foundation’s sponsors, Laboral Kutxa.
“Even if it is on a roller or an exercise bike, cycling during confinement can help some of the people most affected by this crisis,” say the organizers of this solidarity initiative. The Euskadi Foundation was born as a popular impulse. He lives for his hobby and wants to be by his side in these moments of crisis.
The Food Bank has noticed the effect of the pandemic and needs resources. The Foundation has joined this solidarity squad. «The urgent need to obtain donations for the Food Banks keep doing your job, more necessary if possible in these times, “they point out in the orange formation.
The goal is to reach 50,000 kilometers from private homes. Laboral Kutxa will convert each of those kilometers into euros in favor of the Food Bank. The initiative is open to all cycling fans, who can add their pedaling. Thus, the trainings carried out during the week by many cyclists who cannot go on the roads will have a social and welfare destination
To participate in this challenge it is only necessary to follow two simple steps: register on Strava, the social network where you can measure the evolution of the challenge and that brings together a large number of athletes from different disciplines, and join the Kutxa Labor Club. At the end of each individual training, simply edit the title “#Laboralkutxa #pedalsolidarioak”. Automatically, the activity of each cyclist will be recorded.