Side by Side is back for it's third year in a row - and this year to celebrate a post-COVID restriction era, we have chosen this year's theme as:

Empowering Youth and Connecting Globally.

Side by Side is our student-led charity cycling challenge that gives our youths the chance to exercise a commitment to themselves. What's the challenge? 44 REACH students take on an impressive 200kms in 2 days!

While our REACH Riders are cycling on our in-country event, you can also partake in the journey and compete Side by Side with them!

Your challenge - 200kms in 2 weeks!

In your home country, you can choose to complete your kms through any physical activity: Running, Cycling, Swimming, Walking. If you’re feeling creative you can dust off your roller blades or skis or even mix it up and dedicate one mode to every 50 or 70 kms.

Those brave enough, can do the 200 kms in 2 days at the exact same time as our youth.

While you’re competing, you will also be tasked with the responsibility fundraising a minimum of AUD$500 in support of our NGO. You’re welcome to Go It Solo or if you want to share the experience, then Create A Team!

Are you feeling inspired yet? Maybe you need a bit of a push? Have a read of one of our past competitor’s experience to get insight into just exactly what competing entails.


$20AUD per person to compete +$20AUD per team mate


200kms in 2 weeks
1st - 15th January 2023

200kms in 2 days
14th - 15th January 2023


$500AUD per person +$500AUD per team mate

Put your country on the map and sign up today!


Both our local student-led event and our international event are carried out with the intent of raising critical funds to keep REACH operational.

All amounts raised in individual fundraising campaigns are donated directly to our poverty alleviation programs. Each one of our 10 programs plays an integral role in our mission to help Cambodian families break the cycle of generational poverty. That's why we dedicate this event to raising those funds.

Furthermore, our student-led initiative works to empower our youths and drive them to stay committed to themselves, and their community and to reach their goals. An important element of this event is to instil in our youths that they can actively contribute to their own futures. For them, knowing they've got supporters from all over the world who believe in them and have chosen to take on the challenge alongside them is empowering and motivating.

Join us today - "Alongside Cambodian families, in their fight against poverty"

If you're interested in getting involved in our 2023 Side By Side, but would like to learn more, email communications@reachsiemreap.org and we will be in touch with more details!