Bicycle Marathon-2015 to take place this weekend

2015-11-04 13:23:38

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The marathon will start at 11 am on November 17, from the Chingis Square. This is to be organized in frames of the "Friendly Ulaanbaatar" program, run by the UB Mayor’s Office, Department of Physical Culture and Sports and Mongolian Cycling Federation.

Any man, woman and aged above 14 child can participate in the marathon. The organizers will hand out bibs. The 8km marathon route is Enkhtaivan (Peace) bridge--t120th micro-district--Zaisan--Ikh Tenger--Marshall’s bridge--National Garden.

The participants are obligatory to have bicycles with perfectly functioning brakes and other parts. Amateur cycling competitions will also begin at 11 am this Saturday at the National Garden, with classifications of age 3-4 (50 meters), 5-6 (50m), 7-8 (100m), 9-10 (500m) and 11-12 (1,000m) for children with boys’ and girls’ categories. Teenagers will also be divided into age groups--13-14 (3km), 15-16 (3km) and 17-18 (6km).

The adult (from 19 to 60+) amateur competitions will be held on Sunday, starting at 11 am. The interested ones can register with their identifications, at the UB City Department of Physical Culture and Sports, between 9 am and 5 pm, starting today.