National cycling coach, Hassan Mohamed resumes his cycling calendar on Saturday at the National Park with the staging of an 11-race programme to commemorate the end of the 37th annual ‘Teach Them Young’ eight-week clinic.
The event which is sponsored by the National Sports Commission, will pedal off at 9:00hrs and is expected to attract all the stars from the local cycling clubs.
Saturday’s main race will see the top juniors and seniors like defending champion, Robin Persaud and other national cyclists like Alanzo Greaves Paul DeNobrega, Raynauth Jeffrey, Orville Hinds, Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams and others going wheel-to-wheel in the Invitational 35-lap event.
Other categories scheduled to be contested are the 12 to 14 years boys and girls (3 laps), veterans under-50 years (5 laps), veterans over-50 years (5 laps), veterans over-60 years (5 laps), juveniles (10 laps), upright cyclists (5 laps), BMX boys open (3 laps), BMX boys 12 to 14 years (3 laps), BMX boys 9 to 12 years (3 laps) and BMX boys 6 to 9 years (3 laps).
Persaud took the top honours last year in one hour, 20 minutes and 15 seconds.
Other category winners for 2012 were: Akeem Wilkinson (Juveniles), Kennard Lovell (Veteran) and Keon Thomas (Mountain Bike).