Peter Andre to join brother in charity bike ride across Zanzibar

Published Monday, Jan 14 2013, 14:31 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Peter Andre is set to saddle up and join his brother Mike and roadie Carl in a gruelling charity bike ride in Africa.

Peter, who sadly lost his 54-year-old brother Andrew to cancer last month, is hoping to raise a combined total of £100,00 to help improve the lives of sick people living in Zanzibar.

Peter Andre visits school in Zanzibar - February 2012

© Twitter / Peter Andre



Around 50 people are taking part in the ride, which will see them travel 30 miles each day for 10 days, and the money from sponsorship will go to the charity HIPz - Health Improvement Project Zanzibar - for which Peter is a patron.

The charity was set up by the father of Peter's girlfriend Emily MacDonagh, and the Aussie singer has done a lot of fundraising work for it. In February last year, Peter visited Zanzibar with his Peter Andre: My Life film crew to raise awareness.

Peter Andre visits Zanzibar - February 2012

© Twitter / Peter Andre



A source told us: "HIPz is a charity that is very close to Peter's heart, but he is slightly nervous about the bike ride as he hasn't done much training so far!

"Once his tour has finished, he's really going to go for it as he wants to raise as much money as possible."

Peter's ride takes place from 6-16 June. To sponsor him, click here!

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