The Knights in White Lycra look forward to their 10th anniversary in 2023. To mark this special year, we shall hold a gala dinner on Friday July 7th at the Conrad Hotel, a really special event not to be missed. Watch this spade for further details!
We have events for everyone; cycling, running, walking, futsal, golf, even a pub quiz! Do the sport you love (or try a new one!), and arm kids from challenged backgrounds, with skills needed for a more successful adult life. Join the KIWL family, just go to the events page and find out more!
OUR 2022 ANNUAL VIDEO HAS RECENTLY BEEN RELEASED. WATCH HERE! (7-MIN WATCH). IF YOU LIKE IT, PLEASE 'LIKE' IT!
A not-for-profit organization that creates life-changing outdoor programs for abused, neglected, and orphaned children in Japan, supporting their growth into happy and successful young adults. Through summer and winter multi-day camps and one-day activities, children are encouraged to overcome their fears, to find self-confidence, and discover the skills to work happily in a team environment, both as a member and leader. Skills needed for their lives beyond care.
Since 2013, KIWL has raised over ¥115 million to help disadvantaged children.
KIWL looks forward to its 10th anniversary in 2023, we hope you will want to be a part of our history!
We attract and retain corporate sponsors because the 'get fit & give back' philosophy resonates.
Our participants come from far and wide; Europe, Asia, Australasia, & the Americas.
Collectively our events have attracted well over 1,000 participants.
Joining KIWL has been a life-changing experience. I've made lifelong friends and seen Japan from a totally new perspective, all while helping out an amazing charity. You don't need to be a professional cyclist (or have even ridden a bike, in my case!) to join this amazing community. If you have the desire to get fit and give back, KIWL is the group for you.
As far as charity golf days are concerned the KIWL event was up there with the best! A fantastic course, lovely company (who tolerated my awful golf!), and some fantastic prizes! Despite my unacceptable score, I had a superb day with golfers of all abilities and above all, the funds raised will be a great benefit to kids in care. Massive thank you to KIWL golf day organizer, Billy Ramsay. Cannot wait for the next one!
I have participated in the Go Go Run since 2019. I found out through a friend, and organizer, Roger Berman, a genuine caring person and so is the event which is welcoming, heartwarming, and fun. The highlight is meeting the kids at the children’s home (before COVID) where you can have fun with them. Do what you love (running/walking) and can help others at the same time, such an amazing thing no matter how big or small.
Besides cycling, I also enjoyed KIWL's annual Futsal tournament. It is great knowing donations are making a difference for kids with cerebral palsy who want to play football! Every team had at least one female player and one with CP. The tournament was organized beautifully. Players followed the “10 rules of chivalry”, as we know KIWL always does! The competition was fierce but we were lucky enough to emerge winners.