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2023 RMIT - KOTO Dream Ride

We are delighted to announce that the 2023 KOTO Dream Ride will be held on December 2nd, with collaboration from RMIT. This is our 21st annual Dream Ride that we have been organising and this year, we are proud to introduce you to our KOTO training centre in Phat Tich, Bac Ninh at the destination. The ride is a great opportunity to get family and friends together to ride and spend a day outdoors. 

Growing from 30 riders in 2002 to over 200 riders in 2019, and even during COVID, our online event hosted by Intrepid in 2022 raised more than $50,000, the Dream Ride has raised over US$250,000 since its inception. This is a popular event on the Hanoi calendar with many expatriate and Vietnamese families participating in the 55km (or the 25km option) ride through a variety of stunning Northern Vietnam landscapes including villages, pagodas and green paddy fields with many locals and KOTO trainees and alumni cheering on the participants! 

This year, KOTO’s Class 43 Dream Ride will be the most exciting journey yet, leading to our forever home - the KOTO training center in Phat Tich, Bac Ninh. The even will be a great source to fund our Class 43, who will be trained with valuable skills and supported to enter sustainable employment. Class 43 has 45 trainees which are currently enrolled in our training program. They hail from backgrounds of crime, poverty, violence and/or have been orphaned. By joining us, you'll create memorable impact not only with their personal development, you’ll create a positive ripple effect throughout their community that will go on for years.


So, are you up for a challenge and make a change? Grab your helmet and join us for the 2023 RMIT - KOTO Dream Ride. 

You can take part in this global cycling event from wherever you are in the world, with all the fundraising efforts from your ride supporting disadvantaged youth in Vietnam. Registration is free and you can sign up as part of a team or as an individual rider. What are you waiting for? Take control of the last month of 2023 and accept the challenge.  


How does it work? 


Challenge yourself to ride further than you have before: 25km, 50km or 100km


Date: December 2nd, 2023. Stay tuned for the exact date!

Time: Any time that day that suits you!


      Individuals:             $80

      Students:                $50

      Family (4 people with children under 16):                      $200

      Individuals in groups of more than 5 people:  $70

Contact us:, or visit KOTO Van Mieu restaurant to buy your tickets!

Participants commit to raising money for KOTO which is between USD $200 - $500 each.


Why take part: 

  • To challenge yourself! 

  • To help others less fortunate that you. 

  • Exercise is key to a happy mind. 

  • To support KOTO as we recover from COVID-19 post pandemic. 



Sign up alone or with your friends and set up your own fundraising page for this year Dream Ride:

Register here:


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