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 13 i next cities in six phases on 10, 17, 24 November and 1, 8 and 15 December, 2013.
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.
In 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 2012 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!
The rally starts in morning and covers a distance of 10 kms across the respective cities, with fixed starting and end points. Anybody can participate. For the safety of the participants and for a case of mishap two ambulances would follow them at all the time. With a little participation fees of INR 80/-, one can join this bandwagon of fitness freaks. This shall 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 happen in the 13 cities in six phases. In the first phase starting on 10th Nov, 2013 following cities would witness the event- Varanasi and Dehradun, The rest of the cities would see it happening on-Lucknow and Gorakhpur 17th Nov, Allahabad, Bareilly and Jamshedpur 24th Nov, Patna and Kanpur 1st Dec, Ranchi and Meerut 8th Dec and Agra and Indore 15th Dec.
Varanasi and Dehradun : 10th Nov, 2013
Lucknow and Gorakhpur : 17th Nov, 2013
Allahabad, Bareilly and Jamshedpur : 24th Nov, 2013
Patna and Kanpur : 1st Dec, 2013
Ranchi, Agra and Meerut : 8th Dec, 2013
Indore : 15th Dec, 2013