Mangalore ; The Eighth annual Hercules RxLife Cycle Rally conducted by Svasti Rxlife Trust was held in Mangalore today. More than 2,200 participants in the Agegoup of 10-83 pedalled 18 Kms distance passing through Ladyhill- Kuloor- Thannirbavi- Kottara- Urwastores-ashoknagar-Hoigebail-Batteri. The rally was flagged of at 6.30 AM from Ladyhill circle and concluded at 9.30 AM at Amrita Vidyalayam School grounds, Bolooru.
The Rally was inaugurated by Sri R Hitendra IPS commissioner of Police, Mangaluru and flagged off by Sri S. Mukund Kamath of Ideal Group, K Ullas Lamath of Jyothi Laboratories Bangalore, Sri Beneesh ASM, TI cycles of India, Chennai.
Nine cycles were handed over to Lucky riders; Namely,
- Ramachandra Rao-Eldest male rider aged 85 years old
- Dr Smitha- Eldest female rider
- Shruthi-Volunteer’s Lucky draw
- Adithya Tej from Cambridge School
- Nikhil from Ashoka vidyalaya
- Mohammad Suhail from Narayan Guru School
- Yuthika from Ladyhill
- Mohammad Ishran from Manipal School
- Om B Ghetia from St Aloysius.
The highlight of the rally was that Sri Hitendra, commissioner of Police pedaled the 18 kms along with his family.
A stunt cycling show was also organized at Amrita Vidyalayam.
The event was sponsored by Hercules, Ideal Ice cream, MRPL, Karnataka Bank and HPCL.
Members of Team Managlore, YHAI and SICASA joined hands with Mangalore Police in smooth functioning of this rally.