THE Fennell Forestry Truck Pull Challenge has been cancelled this year as the community continues to work its way through the challenges associated with COVID-19.
The free community event has been held in Mount Gambier annually since 2013, drawing national attention and support from within the timber, truck and transport industry, local businesses and the community.
Almost $150,000 has been raised for children’s charity Variety SA during this time.
Fennell Forestry managing director and event organiser Wendy Fennell said the decision to cancel was made in response to the uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic.
She encouraged would-be competitors to use the time off to their advantage.
“There is plenty of time to get into training and build your team bigger and better than before. Who knows what 2021 will look like? I suggest you be ready,” Ms Fennell said.
For those keen to continue their support of Variety SA and the owners of Variety Bash car#58, Trevor and Yvonne Sims, donations can still be made via the Variety website.