SJ Cycling's Sportive for Ali Asghar Water Appeal

Stanmore Jafferys Cycling are pleased to hold our annual flagship event, the cycling sportive to raise funds for WF-AID’s Ali Asghar Water Appeal.


 “O My Shia, Remember me every time you drink water!”  Imam Hussain (AS) Stanmore Jafferys Cycling are pleased to hold our annual flagship event, the Ali Asghar Water Appeal (AAWA) Sportive 2021. Starting at the heart of Stanmore, at our Hujjat Islamic Centre, the route passes some stunning landmarks through London, Surrey and Berkshire and offers arguably some of the best sights of any UK cycle ride including Hampton Court Palace via Buckingham Palace and ending back at the Hujjat Islamic Centre. With a fully supported 63 mile (100K) loop for men and Under-16’s, the experience is suitable for riders of all ages and ability.

Our primary purpose is geared towards making this world a better place through our love for cycling. There is no better way to making a difference together than to help raise funds for WF-AID’s life changing projects through your donations and fundraising. All funds collected as part of this campaign will be dedicated to specifically selected projects that have a high impact upon the beneficiaries where there is a severe shortage or absence of key facilities such as clean drinking water and other life-essential initiatives. The absence of such facilities have led to an exponential surge in diseases and ill health amongst the population.

Last year we held our second Ali Asghar Water Appeal (AAWA) Sportive and as a community successfully raised over £100,000 for WF-AID’s flagship appeal to bring life-changing sustainable WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) initiatives to those who are less fortunate than we are and whose only hope is our generosity. Once again, we rose to the challenge and affected humanity in so many ways in #makingadifferencetogether by #givingthroughsport. We are humbly asking you again to #HelpUsHelpHumanity.

We are truly humbled and grateful for your generous contributions and we pray to Allah to multiply your giving’s through his infinite mercy.

SJ Cycling.


This year we will be supporting the AAWA 2021 Flagship Project – Skardu Water Tank.
You can read all about it here


Sportive: Palace 2 Palace
Date: 12 September
Distance: 63 miles
Elevation: 2,200 feet

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