Jono’s Nelsons Epic K2 Challenge!!

I would like to become the first handcyclist in New Zealand and possibly the world to attempt the K2 Cycle challenge which is 193km. A full lap around the Coromandel.
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$1,565.00 donated of $3,000.00 goal
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My name is Jono Nelson and I have been a supporter of the New Zealand Spinal Trust for 3 years now.

I am wanting to ride the K2 Cycle challenge which is a 193km a full lap around the beautiful Coromandel.

While doing this Epic challenge I would like to raise money for the New Zealand Spinal Trust.

The race is taking place on the 13th March 2021

Updates

Thank you so much!

03/04/2021

Thank you so much to the people that donated over the last 24hrs it has been truely hummbling. We are now 8 days out from the K2. I will be starting at 6am on the 10th April outside the Tairua Rugby club and all going well i should be finished between 2 and 4pm. Thanks … Continue reading Thank you so much!

Thank you so much!

03/04/2021

Thank you so much to the people that donated over the last 24hrs it has been truely hummbling. We are now 8 days out from the K2. I will be starting at 6am on the 10th April outside the Tairua Rugby club and all going well i should be finished between 2 and 4pm. Thanks … Continue reading Thank you so much!

Change of date for K2

05/03/2021

Hi guys ive just had official word that the K2 has had a change of date because of the current covid levels. Its now going to be on the 10th April 2021.

Change of date for K2

05/03/2021

Hi guys ive just had official word that the K2 has had a change of date because of the current covid levels. Its now going to be on the 10th April 2021.

Covid strikes again!!

28/02/2021

Its going to be a nervous week ahead the whole country needs to be in level 1 for the k2 to go ahead. But in true Jono fashion im trying to keep positive and I will come up with a plan B.

Training in the port hills

21/02/2021

Yesterday I went training around the bays in the Port Hills of Christchurch. I would like to thank everyone that has donated .

Cranking out the kms …

15/02/2021

Epic day in the 103km Gran Fondo official time was 4hr24. I got 287th out of 301 competitors I was the only handcyclist on the course. 4 weeks till the BIG one – the K2.

Someone to watch over me …

25/01/2021

Thanks to Evan Clulee for driving my car and keeping me safe on the Tekapo journey.

Longest ride yet …

25/01/2021

Well the K2 is just around the corner on the 13th March! Training is going very well. Had an awesome day biking to Tekapo – it got very windy biking over Burkes Pass, then the wind changed to south and I had a head wind to the finish. 163km for the day.

Putting in the hard yards training …

22/01/2021

Completed my longest cycle ever …. 153 kms on the Gorges Run!

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Jono Nelson

I would like to become to first person in a handcycle to Attempt the K2 Cycle classic in the Coromandel. I am a 37 year old who was born with Spina bifida and i am a 3 time New Zealand handcycle Champion.

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