Police has announced a cycling race in Srinagar district under the title “Pedal for Peace”.
In a statement, the police said that it is pleased to announce a cycle race, “Pedal for Peace”, scheduled to be held tentatively on September 27 on Boulevard Road.
The registration for the said cycle race has started and shall remain open from September 16th to 23rd, 2020. The participants will be categorized as per gender and age group.
The statement said that the sub-junior (under 12 years), race shall start from Nehru park to Botanical Garden, time of flag off 07: 30 am, junior (12-16 years), race shall start from Police Golf course to Nishat then to Police Golf Course, time of flag off 06 :30 am, senior (17-40 years), race shall start from Police Golf Course-Nishat-KU-Nishat to Police Golf Course while veterans (above 40 years) race shall start from Dalgate to Botanical Garden, time of flag off 07: 00 am.
There are attractive cash prizes for the first five places in each age-gender group, statement said.
Police has urged all interested applicants to register at either of our two registration counters – Nishat Chowk and Lalit ghat.
It said, keeping in view the budding cycling culture in Srinagar and to further encourage cycling as a means of mental and physical well being, we request all members of the public to register for the said cycle race.