Under the instruction of Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar Cycling Federation and Sports and Physical Education Department of Mandalay Region organized the mass cycling event 2016 in Mandalay.
The mass cycling took place in Chanayethazan township, Mandalay Region on 25 September. A total of 200 armature cyclists including Mandalay Region Chief Minister Dr. Zaw Myint Maung participated in the event.
The round trip event started from the front of the office of Mandalay City Development Committee at the junction of 26 and 27 streets to Yankin Mountain. The finish line was at the start line.
The event aimed for promotion of national health and physical fitness, energy saving, reduction of air pollution and reduction of traffic congestion.
The mass cycling event will be held in the last weeks of every month as a mass activity in Mandalay, it is learnt.—Thiha Ko Ko (Mandalay)