Event organised to raise awareness in community, encouraging everyone to participate in activities that help build a healthy lifestyle
More than 800 sports enthusiasts in the UAE have participated in the community cycling challenge which was organised by Khalifa University to promote a healthy lifestyle among residents.
Khalifa University of Science and Technology and the Abu Dhabi Cycling Club (ADCC) on Tuesday announced that this second edition of the 190-km Khalifa University Century Challenge attracted a record number of enthusiasts in four groups.
Participants set off from the Khalifa University Main Campus in Abu Dhabi to the Jebel Hafeet summit in Al Ain for this cycling challenge that was organised to raise awareness on cycling in the community, encouraging everyone to participate in challenges and activities that help build a healthy lifestyle. The extended cycling route for the challenge also highlighted the stunning natural beauty of the UAE’s imposing mountain, and the sand dunes of Abu Dhabi’s desert.
Al Nekhaira Al-Khyeli, CEO, Abu Dhabi Cycling Club, said: “Statistically, this event is the biggest in the history of the UAE, with regard to the number of participants from all categories and community groups.” He pointed out that the challenge was marked by the participants’ characteristic commitment, enthusiasm and strong competitiveness. “ADCC is delighted and proud to organise this major sporting event in collaboration with Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, to confirm once again our integrity and partnership to spread awareness and concepts highlighting the importance of sports as a daily lifestyle activity that […]
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