A Mass Bike Ride Dedicated to the Sports Day Will Be Held in the Capital
This weekend, the country will celebrate the Sports Day in Kazakhstan. In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the professional holiday of physical education workers is celebrated every third Sunday of August. A mass bike ride will take place on that day in Nur Sultan, and everyone above 16 will be able to participate in the sporting event. The bike ride participants will have to overcome the distance of 14 km along Kabanbai Batyr Ave. from Saltanat Saraiy Palace to Uly Dala St., then along Turan Ave. to the Central Park (the layout is attached). The registration will begin at 8.30 AM, the bike ride will be started at 10 AM.
At the finish line, a draw of bicycles will be arranged among the registered participants.
The bike ride timed to the Sports Day is held annually by Nur-Sultan Department of Culture and Sports and brings together more than 1 000 participants, including professionals and amateurs.
ATTENTION! One is required to have his or her own bicycle to participate in the amateur tournament.
It is worth noting that during the bike ride period, on August 18, 2019, traffic will be partially restricted along the route (i.e., along Kabanbai Batyr Ave., Uly Dala St. and Turan Ave.) from 10 AM to 11.30 AM. The road users are requested to plan their routes in advance taking into account the traffic restrictions.