SORSOGON CITY (8-Nov-2012) – The City Environment and Natural Resources Office will spearhead the “Bike for Fun” event of the Sorsogon City Sosogon Festival 2012, this was relayed by co-event head Tito Fortes.
Dubbed as “Piridalan Para sa Kalikasan” it will have a 40 km and 20km distance categories hoping to attract bikers to have fun while enjoying a bicycle ride as a clean mode of transport.
Participants who completed the event are qualified to compete in other events lined-up for the day. The fun games includes “One legged Race”, “Angkas Mo Baby”, “Camote Mo Baby”, “Pahabaan Contest”, “Pabaragalan Relay”, Balloon and Bike Relay” and many more, sure to elicit fun and laughter.
The centerpiece of the activity is to instill among the participants that bicycling is a good form of exercise and it aims to promote awareness of the environment
via road trips especially in off-road settings.
The organizers believe that cycling is a promotional vehicle for city residents to be aware of the beauty of city interior roads and to appreciate the diversity of the flora and fauna which are hardly notice in the city center.
Those who are qualified to join are from ages 12 and above, just about the right age to pedal for a 20km distance.
At this early, enthusiast are making a beeline of inquiry how to qualify for the fun event and event flyers are readily available at the city CENRO office and at the organizing committee of the Sosogon Festival 2012.
The environment office is readying safety measures and route designs in consultation with other department at city hall and of the city police office to ensure its success and well-being of the participants. [BicolToday.com]
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