Sopore, April 22 : Continuing its social responsibility programs, Noora Hospital, which has in past organised many events for society, conducted a Cycling Expedition on Sunday in collaboration with Damna Adventures.
The 40 kilometer expedition started from Noora Hospital, HMT Srinagar and finished in Sopore Town.
More than 75 riders took part in the expedition that reached Sopore via Pattan and Sangrama.
At the culmination of the event, prizes and certificates were distributed to the riders at SRM Welkin Sopore. A large gathering of people of Sopore town including various dignitaries witnessed the concluding event.
Manzoor Ahmad Wagay Managing Director, Noora Hospital said this initiative is part of their commitment to promote wellness and encouraging healthy lifestyles in Kashmir.
The first session for ‘Cycle for Health’ was be all about ‘Pedal For Healthy Heart’.
Highlighting the benefits of cycling, MD Noora Hospitals said this sport is a fun and healthy way to get whole family involved in exercise to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease which is the leading cause of death in the World.
Hamid Aziz top ultra-marthon runner, 87 year old veteran cyclist Ghulam Rasool, international adventure racer Umer Nabi, Gh.Rasool Kawa UCI Level 1 coach, Riyaz Wani swimming and mountain biking expert, Bashir Damna MD Damna Adventures also take part in the event.
Rouf Tramboo President Kashmir Adventure Sports & Tourism Promotion Association & Adventure Tour Operators of Kashmir supported the event.