Cyclothon was a cycling event. It was organized by Rotaract Club of IMNU. Not to be confused with professional cycle racing it was a cycling drive of around 10 kms for a cause. There were no winners or losers. The cause that was taken up was for Project Jyoti which is an initiative of Rotaract Club of IMNU to educate a girl child. The participants were also expected to do voluntary donation of no fixed or certain amount for the cause.
The event Cyclothon started around 9:00 am Sunday morning of 13th November 2016 and ended at around 9:50 am.
The distance covered in this race was around 10 kms starting from Nirma University Main gate to Kargil Petrol pump near High Court on Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway and then back to Nirma University Gate.
Around 65 IMNU students participated in this race. The bikes (cycles) were rented from MYBYKE Ahmedabad.
The whole event was monitored by Ahmedabad police and Traffic police.
Our chief guest for this event was :
Mr. Mayank is a professional cyclist (a pro cycle racer) and also an alumini of IMNU (Batch 2013-2015). He is currently working at True Elements as a Marketing Manager.
He is also a part of Paris-Brest-Paris 2015 cycling team which is a