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12.12.2020 Cycling

Africa Connect Cycling to hold December challenge ride

By Nicholas Akusah
Africa Connect Cycling to hold December challenge ride
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The Africa Connect Cycling Club, (ACCC) is set to hold the much-anticipated end of month cycling challenge ride for December, dubbed "20/30 Cycling Challenge".

The event which has been scheduled for Sunday, 20th December 2020 will cover a distance of 105 km, a total of 30 laps, with Accra Sports stadium being the starting and ending point.

It is to unearth potential talents among athletes as well as promote cycling as a sport in the country.

In an exclusive interview with this portal the president of ACCC, Mr. Richard Agu, disclosed that the event is expected to attract a huge turnout.

"We are expecting over 100 riders to show up, we have made provisions of refreshments and other incentives for participants as well as supporters," he said.

He added that the event is an open challenge to all athletes who want to participate.

"The race is open to and it is free, everyone can pick up a form and ticket for free to partake. We are not charging anybody but we are hoping to make the event bigger as time goes on," he stated.

He also added that all safety measures of the COVID-19 will be put in place.

"All safety measures and protocols relating to the virus will be made available and adhered to. We will make sure the supporters will be in their nose masks as well as bring along hand sanitisers," he disclosed.

The 1st to 5th riders of the challenge will walk home with cash prizes and products.

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