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Delhi gears up for Saksham Pedal cyclothon on Sunday

Friday - October 5, 2018 11:56 pm , Category : LIFESTYLE
New Delhi Oct 5 (IANS) The second edition of "Saksham Pedal Delhi" India s premier cyclothon is all set to happen in the national capital on Sunday.
An initiative of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) in collaboration with DO IT Sports Management (India) Pvt Ltd the event will be supported by oil and gas companies.
Scheduled to be flagged off from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium the event will see participation from India s finest elite athletes and amateur riders who will be competing for a prize money fund of Rs 10 lakh.
Bollywood actress Disha Patani is also set to pedal at the second edition of Saksham Pedal Delhi with Delhites this Sunday.
In line with the objective of last year s edition Saksham Pedal Delhi 2018 will aim to profess the importance of socio-environmental consciousness by promoting cycling both as a lifestyle and as an alternate means of commute especially for shorter distances for day to day activities such as cycling to work riding to nearby places etc.
Radha Kapoor Khanna founder and executive director of DO IT Sports Management said: "The first edition of India s premier cyclothon received an overwhelming response from both amateur cyclists and cycling enthusiasts alike."
"It was truly fantastic to see more than 5 000 participants or superheroes as we like to call them I am confident that the second edition of Saksham Pedal Delhi will only be bigger and better " she added.

--IANS tri/nir