Donny Walford

Combined January Distance Challenge and Tour Down Under Challenge Tour

My Activity Tracking


My target 110kms

I'm Riding for a reason in January

Over 8 years ago, my husband and I took up cycling to ride in the Tour Down Under Cancer Council SA’s Ride For A Reason to raise valuable funds for Cancer research.

Little did I know that seven years later in February 2018, my husband would be diagnosed with an incurable cancer, Multiple Myeloma (MM).  After extensive treatment, his MM was under control.

Just before Christmas 2019, we found out his cancer has returned, yet this inspirational man is still training with me to ride in the 2020 TDU.  Whoo Hoo!

The money raised through Ride for a Reason enables Cancer Council to fund vital prevention, research, advocacy and support programs that save lives. 

Please donate to the Behind Closed Doors Team or to me, to support my ride with David and help us work towards a cancer free future and a cure for Multiple Myeloma.

Warmly, Donny

My Achievements

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Self Donation

Reached $ Target

Reached my ride goal

10 Donations

UV Sleeves – Raised $100

Jersey – Raised $500

Knicks – Raised $1000

Raised $1500

Earned Full Kit

Thank you to my Sponsors


Nick Crowe

Your Friendship, leadership and positive impact on our community is an incredible testament to what each of are capable of. On behalf of my family I would like to sincerely thank you!! Our lives are better for knowing you and I know through you that the world is a better place Donny. As we loose a member of our family to this horrible disease.......Thank You for all that you do and just keep being who you are.


Scheer Investment Co Pty Ltd

“Always happy to support your efforts in this cause, ride like the wind”. Cheers Terri


Julianne Parkinson


Mark Dawson


Marcus La Vincente

Good luck Donny and best wishes to you and David


Leanna Read

Have a great ride Donny. David, you are a true inspiration!


Hedonist Wines



Maryanne Milazzo


Heather Phillips

Keep on keeping on and make every day special. Sending big, big hugs to you both. Love Heather xx


Katie Malyon

Go for it guys. You are inspiring.


David Coltman And Andrew Chadwick

Go you great great thing!! You both have our absolute best wishes and support. 'Kia kaha' from a couple of new South Australians to a couple of the best South Australia has to offer .


Jim Hazel


Stillwell Management Consultants

Good on you Donny and David Much love Daryl, Jane and family


Sue Prendergast

Fantastic effort again Donny have a great ride - truly inspirational xx


Carolyn Mitchell

Go, go, go!!


Bill Killey

Keep up the great work Donny and David


Loewn Steel


Jason Skene


Emma Slape


Chantale Millard

Go Donny! X


Kylie Bishop


Janet Murphy


Carly Taylor


Vanessa Guthrie

You go girl! What an inspiration you are.


Ann Lavers

Go you CS’s 😍😜


Lisa Barron

Ride like the wind girlfriend!!!


Georgjna Thiele

So proud of you Donny. Ride safely the pair of you.


John Irving

Go you good thing!


Kathy Gramp

Extraordinary effort as always Donny. Cheers Kathy


Alistair Mccreadie


Siobhan Byrne


Sasha & Mike

Dearest Donny and David, We send you our love. Sash and Mike xxx


Kay Jamieson

I am making this donation this year in memory of the late great actor Paul Blackwell who in Feb 2019, to honour my friend Viesturs who was diagnosed a year ago, your husband David - and everyone else with MM, with a fervent hope that a cure is found soon. Ride like the wind xx


Aqualutions Pty Ltd

Good luck with your ride and all the best for your husbands treatment.


Penny Gale


Ruj Limprasert



Jeremy Schultz

Great work Donny!


Andrew Downs

Good luck Donny and Happy New Year. You know how much this cause means to me. I hope David is doing well. Must catch up soon. Cheers Andrew


Sara Nemer

Cheering you both every peddle of the way ❤️ ❤️


Kaaren Palmer


Roger Sexton


Sandy Pitcher

Inspiring, as ever, Donny!


Louise Hyland


Diané Ranck

Go Donny and David! What a team xx


Catherine Cooper

all the best to both of you Donny! hope the ride goes well x Catherine


Penny King

Sending love to you both xxxPK


Bronwyn Ray


Renee Marles

All the best to you Donny and David. What amazing work you have both done of fundraiser for such an important cause. Absolute superstars and truly inspirational xx


Jackie & Karl Howard

Ride like the wind beautiful, much love to you and David xxx


Sue Prendergast

Another great effort Donny go well


Brian Skinner Bbq Bob

This is a great cause ! All the best to you and David.


Bridget Hogg


Sarah Court

You and David are an inspiration Donny, best of luck with the ride.


Debra Ward

All the best Donny, may Mother Nature be kind to you and your husband during the ride.


Suzanne Ridding

Best of luck Donny and David. You are both inspiring. May the wind be behind you! Suzanne and Mike Ridding xx


Lucy Taliangis


Renee Marles


Anushka Christie


Ross Verschoor


Kate Irving

A great effort, go well!!


Linda Reddi

Such an inspiration. Good luck with the ride, you will smash it!


Georges On Waymouth

Amazing effort and achievement by you and David. Well done Donny, sending our love & support! ❤️


Kathy Drogemuller

Good luck Donny, love Sis x


Paul Ramadge

An inspiration, Donny.


Branka Malinovic

Wishing for the very best


Angela Littleford

Go Team! #DonnyandDavid xxx


Linda Bowes

May the road rise up to meet you and the wind be always at your back. Good luck!


Katrina Byworth


Sharon Ayris

Thinking of you and David & hoping David's MM is back under control again very soon. x


Lynn Scholz

Enjoy the ride Donny


Kieran Purcell

Well done Donny!


Nerida Nelson

You’re an inspiration Donny - all the best for the day. Nx


Alexandrea Cannon

Well done Donny for thinking of others in this challenging time for you and David.


Kylie Jamieson


Roger Hartley

All the very best to you and David, Donny! Love Roger


Melissa Tarca

Good luck to you and David on the RIDE (not a race!!!). Have a great day riding together. xx


Natasha Winton

Good on you, Donny. You go girl!!


Julie Cooper

All the very best Donny. Well done you, With my very best wishes. Julie


Gerry Green


Julie Mclean


Sarah Emms


Andrea Michaels

All my love to you and David xxx


Toni Richardson


Maria Soon

Congratulations on the ride! Thinking of you both.


Penny Reidy

Always happy to support such an important cause. Best wishes to both of you.


Christel Mex


Steve & Shelley

Always an you longtime xxxx