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3rd Cycling Lagos Holds May 25

The  3rd edition of Cycling Lagos, one of the biggest cycling competitions in Africa has been  scheduled to hold between May 18 and 25, 2024.

The  2024 edition  of the event with the theme: Sustainable Healthcare is aimed at promoting a healthcare policy that can deliver high quality care without damaging the environment.

Speaking on this development recently in Lagos, Micheal Efengbe, Project Coordinator, Cycling Lagos said the event will include; the Celebrity Race, Professional Challenge, Amateur Race, Corporate Contest and the children race.

“The Mini Tour of Lagos, a promotional race designed to demonstrate readiness for the final race will hold on May 18, 2024.

“For the first time, the children race will hold simultaneously with the main event on May 25 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium,” he said.

Efengbe said: “At Cycling Lagos, we are very much concerned about the environment and that is why we are looking at a Sustainable Healthcare as a theme for this year’s event, to drive conversations on the need to 

embrace a healthcare policy that is environmentally friendly, a healthcare system that ensures the health needs of the current population are met, without compromising environmental, economic or social resources for future generations.”

He said the event which is expected to further promote cycling as a major sporting activity in the country was designed to encourage Nigerians to embrace the culture of riding bicycle in their various communities for its health benefits.

He urged corporate organizations to participate in the corporate race category of the competition to promote a lifestyle that is environmentally friendly as the event is also aimed at championing healthy competition among corporate organisations in the country.

“Corporate organisations through their participations are to encourage the general public to engage in cycling in their various communities for healthy living. Corporate representatives will compete for medals, it will provide a platform for talent discovery and grooming (Children and Youth Participation), and professionals will compete for various category of prizes,” Efengbe stated. 

He urged interested participants to visit www.cyclinglagos.com to register for the event.

The grand finale of the 2nd edition was held in Lagos on December 23,  2023 The 2nd Cycling Lagos event was supported by the Lagos State Sports Commission, Lagos State Cycling Association, Seven Up Bottling Company, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Nestle Nigeria Plc and others.

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