Ever savoured the cocktail of fun and fitness? If the answer is No, this one is for you. i next's Bikeathon brings alive the magic of fun, freedom and masti. And all it takes is a bicycle! After four successful seasons Bikeathon is all set to rock your city once again with its brand new avatar. Time to polish your rolling machine- old mate or new pal, just go get it greasy as the curtain raises on one of the biggest biking events of India. The rally would run in 11 i next cities in three phases on 30 November, 7 December and 14 December, 2014.
With each passing season it's getting bigger and bigger. So why wait? Just participate and join the movement of josh, power and junoon, with thousand others by your side. i next, the youth's voice of today vouches for your right and freedom to health and fun. Join us to celebrate the spirit of youth; a healthy, empowered youth!
Bikeathon is an effort initiated by i next –the leading compact daily of India, a classy product from Jagran Prakashan Limited to promote biking for good health, Bikeathon is organized every year in all i next cities. This is an interesting mix of a bicycle rally and a cross country mini marathon of sorts, rightly called as Bikeathon.
Bikeathon is not all about biking. Its main motto is to promote health and fitness consciousness amongst the masses through the environment friendly activity. The cycling enthusiasts throng the city with their bicycles and participate with alacrity in the popular annual fixture.
inext bikeathonIn 2008 more than 6000 bikers across 4 states had got together to celebrate the spirit of biking for good health. Taking a big leap, in 2013 it saw more than 40000 bikers joining the movement that's called Bikeathon. This year to the event is being tipped to be a great success.
Besides the rally, the event will see some inspiring musical performances from celebs at the venue to mark this Youth extravaganza. And not to forget surprise celebrity visit. A wholesome experience with a difference! Bikeathon is for those who consider themselves young at heart and it continues to reflect the philosophy of i next- Youth is the next big thing!
A: Yes , you have to bring your own bicycle.
A: Yes you may bring a geared bicycle as well.
A: There are some great prizes sponsored by i next and our esteemed sponsors including some cool lucky draw prizes.
A:Bikeathon is a 10 kilometer cross country mini bicycle marathon.
A:List of start and end points of all the 11 cities are given in the Event Details section of the website
A: There will be sufficient first aid facilities and a dedicated ambulance will move with the rally. However, the participants themselves will need to be vigilant too and will be responsible for their own safety. Also entering the rally is to be considered their independent decision.
A:You can register online by clicking on Register. Forms can also be obtained from i next offices and at the select centers in the city (city wise list is available on the website).
A:Fill and submit the form online or register in person at any i next offices or at the registration centers.
A:There is a registration fee of INR 100/- to be paid at the time of registration.
A: Rally starts at 8 A.M. for further details and specific timing keep reading inext.
A:The reporting time is 2 hours before scheduled time.
A: Please bring a print out of the receipt mailed to you after online registration and a photo id proof on the day of event. Go to online registration counter at the venue, submit your registration slip; show the id proof and collect lucky draw coupon along with your kit.
The rally will start in the morning and cover the distance of 10 kms across the respective cities. Anybody can participate in the rally. For the safety of the participants and in case of any mishap two ambulances would escort them throughout the event. With just a participation fees of INR 100/-, one can join this bandwagon of fitness freaks. Fee will also include the kit that would be given to all the participants (a specially designed t-shirt and cap), along with the refreshment.
The event would take place in 11 cities in 3 phases. 1st phase will be held on 30th Nov, 2014 and icludes following cities - Bareilly. 2nd phase will be held on 7th Dec 2014 and includes the cities - Dehradun,Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi Allahabad and Patna. 3rd and last phase of the event will be held on 14th Dec, 2014 in Agra, Ranchi and Meerut.