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Ride, Run or Walk To Raise Awareness for Better Health

Coastweek-- The Pedal4Health event is an annual event organized by Lotus Café and Bicycling Kenya that promises to be a fun, inviting, challenging, scenic and safe event for all including donors, supporters, and the general public to enjoy.

Bicycling Kenya and Lotus Café in the Park have partnered to host the Pedal4Health event which features the most exciting cycling event and the most entertaining post-ride celebration yet.

This family event allows you to choose to ride your bike or walk/run as long as you join the drive to raise awareness towards better health through human movement and general societal wellness.

In future we intend to primarily focus on identified charitable organizations that promote our vision of living healthy.

This family event will attract a diverse audience both in age and demographics making it an excellent vehicle to augment your brand’s positioning in the community as one that celebrates and chooses healthy living.

Our target audience is children from ages 10 and upwards, industry players, biking enthusiasts and the business community.

We expect registrants of at least 50 people and many more support members from around the county coming out to support this cause.

Please join us for a great Saturday morning, cycling through a special route in Mombasa’s only manmade park, followed by a post-ride lunch at Lotus Café in the Park with refreshments, music and terrific food.

For those who love walking/running, join us too!

Riding your bike, running or walking are some of the great ways to stay in shape and exercise is extremely important for those battling lifestyle diseases.

The Pedal4Health cycling routes are for people of all cycling abilities.

There are 2 cycling routes, a grueling 30km ride, a 5km ride and a toto ride, as well as a 5K Run/Walk.

Please remember that all cycling participants must wear a helmet and have their bike inspected 30 minutes prior to the race.

If a minor is participating, the minor is also required to also wear a helmet.

5k walk Check-In: 7:00am, Start: 7:30 am,

5km race Check-In: 7:00am, Start: 8:30am

30km race Check-In: 7:00am, Start: 10:30am

Rides are well supported with well trained staff and volunteers.

With two cycling route options, plus our 5K walk, we have something for every skill and fitness level.

The route will include ample route marking, medical aides, volunteer route marshals, rest stops where required and cheering volunteers.

The 3 courses will feature various difficulties for serious and recreational cyclists alike.

At the conclusion of the ride, everyone with a meal ticket will be treated to light refreshments, live music and nutrition pep talks and surprise goodies.

Bike routes include picturesque rides along the beautiful forest trails, traveling through eco-conservation fields and into friendly wildlife preserves.

Enjoy the back roads and take in the sweeping views of the first rehabilitated quarry on a fully-supported route.

Cost includes: KSH 1500 registration fee for adults and 600/- for kids, this is the early bird registration; registration on event day is KSH 2,000 registration fee for adults and 1000/- for kids

Registration fee includes entry to the park and light refreshments & winners are eligible for awards and prize.

We are also partnering with the park based bike Clinic!

You’ll ride away with the knowledge you need to be safer, more confident and comfortable on your bike.

Clinic runs from 10am to 1pm, September 1st 2018 at Forest Trails in the parking lot near the changing rooms.

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