35,000 cyclists take part in the “Dubai Bicycle Challenge”.
The competitions of the third session of the Dubai Bicycle Challenge, one of the activities of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, yesterday attracted around 35,000 cyclists, sponsored by the DB World group and in cooperation with the Road and Transport Authority in Dubai and was held on two different routes that run between the most prominent and famous landmarks in Dubai.
The event is being held under the instructions of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, with a view to transforming Dubai into a bike-friendly city and highlighting it as one of the most active cities in the world and a excellent place to live, work and visit, with the record number of 34,897. A cyclist of different ages, citizen, resident and visitor who had a unique experience among the most recognizable and famous landmarks of the city on Sheikh Zayed Road and Downtown Dubai, the most important of which the Burj Khalifa, the Museum of the Future and the Dubai Water Canal are. The cyclists started on two routes: the first route on the 12 km long Sheikh Zayed Road, which stretched between the “Dubai World Trade Center” and “Safa Park” and passed over the bridge of the Dubai Water Canal, and the second family Four kilometer route around “Sheikh Boulevard, Mohammed bin Rashid”, passing some of the city’s most famous landmarks, including “The Dubai Mall”, “Dubai Opera House” and “Burj Khalifa”.
Ahmed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, said: “The organization of the (Dubai Cycling Challenge) confirms the commitment of Dubai residents and visitors to prioritize their physical and mental health. I was delighted to be part of this prestigious community event that brought together 34,897 cyclists of all ages and fitness levels. Together we have helped confirm Dubai’s position before the world as the ideal destination to live, work and visit. as we continue our journey with the sixth edition of (Dubai Fitness Challenge). Hoping for a healthier and happier future, I would like to invite all citizens, residents and visitors, government agencies, institutions and private companies to take part in the (Challenge) to make Dubai the happiest, most active and healthiest city in the world. I would also like to thank the organizers, partners and everyone who helped make this wonderful event a success.”
For his part, Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, said: “Thanks to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the (Dubai Bicycle Challenge) reaffirmed Dubai’s commitment to promoting physical and mental health of its residents and visitors by offering every resident and visitor of the city the opportunity to practice various sports and fitness activities and to challenge themselves to achieve more positive goals and a more active lifestyle. With 34,897 riders of all ages, nationalities and fitness levels taking part, we know that current and future generations are on the right track towards a healthier and happier future. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped organize this event today, from the organizers, partners and participants.”
It is worth noting that the “Dubai Bicycle Challenge” is organized by the Ministry of Economy and Tourism in Dubai and the Dubai Sports Council under the auspices of the “DB World” group in cooperation with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). , Aviv Clinics and Fitbit. ), Emaar and official partners Emirates Airlines and Mai Dubai, and Arab Radio Network (ARN) media partner, while the list of government sector partners includes: Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, the Events Insurance Committee and the Dubai Health Authority Dubai Police .
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