On Friday 5 August a memorial service will be held in Melbourne to celebrate the life of John Cornish.

This event is supported by Tri Alliance, Tribal and John’s close friends and fellow athletes.

Everyone is invited to attend and show their respects. PLEASE RSVP (facebook) AND SHARE this event invitation with those who knew ‘JC’.

MEMORIAL RIDE – 10am
Elwood Lifesaving Club to Black Roack Return – John’s last ride.

There will be a memorial ride leaving from the car park behind Elwood Life Saving Club at 10am on Friday morning.

A Tribal vehicle will lead the riders out – representing the many years John spent training with the club.

A Tri Alliance vehicle will follow the riders – representing the last months of John’s life that he spent coaching and training with the Tri Alliance Squad.

The slow ride will follow Beach Road out to the Black Rock round-about where we will return to Elwood Life Saving Club. This is a total distance of around 22km.

A moment of silence: Everyone will be asked to observe a moment of silence in both directions as we ride past the Brighton Sea Baths. This is an opportunity to take a moment to remember John.

MEMORIAL SERVICE – Noon to 1pm
Venue being finalised now – TBC soon please check back for details.
A memorial service will be conducted from midday until 1pm.
All are welcome to attend and pay your respects.

John’s family will also be in attendance.

PLEASE SHARE YOUR STORIES!
John was one of the best story tellers many of us will ever come across. We’d now like to hear your stories of your favorite memories with John.

Please write a short paragraph sharing a favorite moment and email it to [email protected]​m.au. Your stories will be collated and distributed at the conclusion of the service.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR STORIES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE – NO LATER THAN THE CLOSE OF DAY ON MONDAY 1 AUGUST.

John’s family and friends look forward to sharing time with you on Friday 5 August to celebrate the fantastic person that John Cornish was.

Details regarding donations will be provided.

Stay safe.

Supporting the Amy Gillett Foundation – safe together.

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