Support Ottawa's youth and those in need

My name is Ludwig. I am a triathlet, living in Ottawa, Ontario.

During my 40th birthday on June 13, 2021, I’ll be cycling 40km and running 40km, doing 8 alternating 10km loops around the center of Ottawa. I’m asking local friends and fellow athletes to join* me and I will personally be donating $1 for each accumulated kilometer** done together.

In addition, I encourage everyone, whether they're personally joining or not, to please donate - all funds raised will be evenly split to the following two causes:

OBC Youth Development Program

Ottawa is such a great city for outdoor activities, especially cycling. Ottawa Bicycling Club is doing their part to keep it this way and I’d like to support the Youth Development Program in particular, coached by my former triathlon coach and friend Alan Dempsey – thanks for helping me become an Ironman, I hope I can help you creating the best youth cycling program in the world!

Shepherds of Good Hope

Ottawa is also a city with harsh conditions for homeless people and humans in desperate need. Long, cold winters, humid and hot summers, and housing prices that are just not normal anymore. The Shepherds of Good Hope is one of plenty organizations here that support the less fortunate part of our local communities.

Please find more details on the setup (including the course, meeting points, starting schedules) on my website: Turning 40

This fundraiser will stay open until Sunday, June 20 (one week after my birthday).


*Due to Covid restrictions, we’re only allowed to gather in groups of 5 persons max. In case more than 5 runners or cyclists will show up at any given starting time, we’ll break up in even groups of 5 persons maximum.

**I’ll cap my personal contribution at $1000

  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 4 mos
  • Albrecht Scharnweber 
    • $33 
    • 4 mos
  • Susan Nally 
    • $30 
    • 4 mos
  • Anja Betzin 
    • $40 
    • 4 mos
  • Chelsea Rae 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
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Ludwig Fichte 
Vanier, ON
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