Morton reaches Ukraine border after 1,063km and 42 hours

Lachlan Morton
Lachlan Morton has ridden 1000km in 42 hours to raise more than $200,000 for Ukrainian refugees (Image credit: EF Education-EasyPost / @EFprocycling)

Lachlan Morton has reached the Ukrainian border, completing his 1000-kilometre ride and raising more than $190,000 for charity. 

The EF Education-EasyPost rider's latest long-distance challenge was inspired by a desire to increase awareness of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and raise money for those displaced by the war. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.