Sheikh Hamdan leads over 20,000 cyclists in Dubai

SourceThe UAE News

The UAE News web report: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, on Friday leads more than 20,000 cyclists on Sheikh Zayed Road. A section of Dubai’s main artery, the Sheikh Zayed Road, was transformed into a 14km cycling track for the very first time as part of Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020.

More than 20,000 cyclists participated in the inaugural Dubai Ride 2020, marking a new milestone in their fitness journey. Spearheaded by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, the event saw cyclists hitting the roads as early as 5:00 am, embarking on two routes in the heart of the city — a 14km loop on Sheikh Zayed Road and a 4km family route around Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. The Crown Prince praised the exceptional community response, saying the high participation reflects growing awareness about the importance of fitness and the benefits of integrating sporting activities into one’s lifestyle. Sheikh Hamdan encouraged the community to explore simple ways to incorporate fitness activities into their daily routines, so that we can enhance our health, wellbeing and happiness. Sheikh Hamdan bin more...