The Metung Bike Chicks took part in the M.S. Melbourne Cycle on the weekend. This is the second time the group have ridden the 50 km route, the first time was to raise money for The Smith Family, this time was to raise money for the fight against multiple sclerosis. We were delighted to finish this ride with a faster time than our previous attempt. The route was slightly different to the previous ride but still the same distance.
The team raised $1100 and our goal was $500 so we were happy with that result. Overall more than $600,000 was raised to fight M.S. which is a mammoth effort.
We were delighted to receive another medallion for out efforts.
We are lucky to have many walking tracks in Metung but unfortunately some of them seem to constantly require repair work. The path I am thinking of particularly is the path that runs from the primary school, following Stirling Road to Metung Road. Whenever we get heavy rain the path is washed out with deep gullies.
The gullies are a serious injury hazard. I previously contacted the Shire Council about this matter and eventually they did do some repair but the same thing keeps happening every time there is a rain storm. I think the path needs a pipe under the gravel so the rain can drain away without draining the gravel with it. Perhaps I should suggest that to the Shire Council. 🙂
One path that is in good condition is the path that leads from Wood Street down to the tennis courts and bowling greens.
We are lucky to have tennis courts and bowling greens in the village.