One of Drumheller's favourite Scottish women, Tracy Kakuk, has raised a good chunk of change to help kids with cancers.

"I ended up increasing my kilometers instead of 250, I ended up doing 310 kilometers. I increased my fundraising from $1,000, and I ended up raising $1,600," explained Kakuk.

Kakuk participated in the Great Cycle Challenge, which encourages participants to get out and ride on their bike, stationary or not, to help fight children's cancer.

"I didn't find it as hard as I thought it would. Every time I went to the gym, I did 20 kilometers. It was very fulfilling when I reached that 250 kilometers, knowing I could go on and do more for the kids," said Kakuk.

Kakuk wanted to ride in honour of her niece, who passed away of brain cancer at the age of five months.

"It was unbelievable when word got around that I was doing this. I had so many friends, and people I don't even know, that donated and helped me get to that $1,600 goal faster than I though I would," concluded Kakuk.

The Great Cycle challenge is still accepting donations until the 23rd.

If you would like to donate to Tracy's cause, you can do so at this link: https://greatcyclechallenge.ca/Donate/Rider/104500

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