October 26, 2020 10:10 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
India wants peace along border: Rajnath Singh after 'Shastra Puja' | Light a lamp for soldiers during festive times: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat | India continues to record dip in daily Covid-19 cases, lodges 50,129 new infections | Not how you talk about friends: Joe Biden slams Donald Trump for calling India 'filthy' | Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tests Covid-19 positive, in isolation
Pedal for Peace: Police to organise cycle race in Srinagar  Cycling
Pixabay

Pedal for Peace: Police to organise cycle race in Srinagar 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 Sep 2020, 07:55 am

Srinagar: Police on Thursday said it was going to organsie a cycling race “Pedal for Peace” in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar. 

In a statement, the police said the race was tentatively scheduled on September 27 on Boulevard Road here. 

The registration for the race has started and shall remain open till September 23, said the statement. 

The participants will be categorised as per gender and age group.

While sub-junior (under 12 years), race shall start from Nehru park to Botanical Garden at 7:30 am, junior (12-16 years) race shall start from Police Golf Course to Nishat and back to Golf Course at 6:30 am. 

The senior (17-40 years) race shall start from the Police Golf Course-Nishat-University of Kashmir- Nishat to Police Golf Course and veterans (above 40 years) race shall start from Dalgate to Botanical Garden at 7 am. 

There are attractive cash prizes for the first five places in each age-gender group, said the statement. 

“All interested applicants are urged to register at either of our two registration counters – Nishat Chowk and Lalit Ghat,” said the statement. 

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, police request all members of the public to register for the race.