200 take part in Cycle For Health

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Police officers waiting for the signal from Roslan (third left).

KUCHING: Riverside Majestic Hotel rolled out its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme on two wheels, Cycle For Health, to anyone interested in a morning ride through the city.

The event running for the fourth year was organised with Kuching City South Commission (DBKU), Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) and the Bike Connection Team.

Over 200 cyclists of all ages took part, including around 100 from PDRM.

The route took them through the city and up to Tun Salahuddin Bridge before turning back.

Event organising chairman Kenny Tham said this was to promote cycling as a way of maintaining health, and to create awareness of safety and cyclists on the road.

Tham, who was also Riverside Majestic Hotel’s Room Division manager, said registration was free and participants also stand a chance to win a prize in a lucky draw.

The ride was flagged off by district police chief ACP Roslan Bek. Head of DBKU Community Development and Relations Department, Basil Wee was also present.