Cycling Federation of India, petroleum ministry to host Delhi event


NEW DELHI: The Cycling Federation of India and the Union petroleum ministry are co-hosting Saksham Pedal Delhi, an event to boost environmental awareness, at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium on 5 November.

Organised in association with Doit Sports, Saksham Pedal Delhi aims to leverage the sport to create mass awareness for the conservation of petroleum products.

Marketed and managed by Meraki Sport & Entertainment and Choose My Bicycle, Saksham Pedal Delhi will see over 5,000 participants, across various event categories – Elite cyclists, Amateur ride (30km), Open 10K(10km) and Green ride (5km). The criterium races will be conducted on a 10km course with the India Gate as a backdrop.

Saksham Pedal Delhi aims to provide an opportunity for all environment enthusiasts to come together for a common cause of preserving the environment, says a statement. There would also be an option of Renting a Cycle for the event. 

Race Categories:            

 1. Amateur Race – INR 1200

 2. Open 10K – INR 1000

 3. Green Ride – INR 500