Danny McGuire will join Rugby League Cares on the charity’s 500-mile challenge to support Hull KR prop Mose Masoe.
McGuire will join 22 other riders on the 500-mile cycling adventure from Niagara Falls to Central Park in May when he hopes to raise more than £5,000 for Masoe.
Masoe is currently being treated in Pinderfields hospital in Wakefield after suffering a career-ending injury in a pre-season friendly back in January.
McGuire said: “The UK Red Empire State 500 is going to be incredibly tough for me, I’ve never done anything like this before and I’m expecting it to test my fitness and determination to the limit.
“Any discomfort I feel is nothing compared to what Mose is enduring.
“I was lucky in my career that I never suffered a serious injury and I can’t imagine what Mose and his family must be going through.
“It would be great to raise £5,000 for Mose and his family: it would be even better to smash that target.
“With the help of the rugby league family we can do it: I know everyone has a lot of demands on their hard-earned cash but this is a very special cause for a very special bloke.”
To make a donation to McGuire’s efforts to support Masoe, click here.
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