LMR PruRide Lusaka 2019
LMR Pru Ride Lusaka – The 1st Urban Cycle Race in Lusaka!
LMR PruRide Lusaka is an urban cycle race that is an initiative of Lusaka Music Radio (97.7MHz) and Prudential Life Assurance Zambia.
This will be Lusaka’s first large-scale cycle race and aims to raise awareness of Cycling and Road Safety, Promoting Health and Fitness, and most importantly, to raise funds for selected charities. The race will aim to raise funds for two orphanages in Lusaka, Matthew 25 Orphanage and the Chilenje Transient Home. It will also raise funds for Game Rangers International’s elephant orphanage project.
The event will take place on Saturday 24th August 2019 and will target 1000 riders, both professional and non-competitive riders. This will be Zambia’s first urban road race and has been classified as the Zambian National Championship by the Cycling Association of Zambia. The race will be held on closed roads covering 97.7km, starting at East Park Mall. The race will pass through Central Business District, Woodlands, the Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ), Lusaka Music Radio, Bauleni and end at Bonanza Golf Club.
For more information contact [email protected]
Prudential Joins the RidePublished at: 10-06-2019 08:49
Chief Operating Officer, Damian McGeown said
“Prudential has a history of supporting cycling events across the globe. We are the main sponsor of the world's greatest festival of cycling , Prudential RideLondon, a 100 mile cycle race that follows the London Olympic Cycle Route. We are excited to be partnering with Lusaka Music Radio to bring mass participation cycling to Zambia. That is why, courtesy of Prudential, we are offering the National Champion and the top 2 cyclists (male and female), each a prize of a VIP entry to Prudential RideLondon in August 2020, including flights and accommodation in London.”
Lusaka Music Radio Joins the RidePublished at: 10-06-2019 12:52
Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe - Chairman of Lusaka Music Radio
"As our name says, we are very passionate of our great city, and we believe that aligning to an incredible event as this is a great opportunity for us."
Race Route: The race will start at East Park Mall, heading along the Great East Road to Cairo Road, and turning up through the Woodlands area through the Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) and ascending to Lusaka Music Radio Station on Chifwema Road – midway at 39km. Thereafter heading back down through Bauleni, via the Meanwood property out towards the International Airport before the final stretch along the Airport road to Bonanza Golf Club.
There will be water stations with drinks, snacks and medical provision located along the route, with signage and support for the duration of the ride. Bonanza Golf Club will host a celebratory finish line party with complimentary food for all participants.
The LMR PruRide Lusaka is a charity fundraising event with all profits being donated to support vulnerable children and wildlife conservation.
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