Hand-in-Hand Insurance cycle programme set for Saturday

Hassan Mohamed will resume his cycling calendar on Saturday at the National Park with the staging of the ninth annual Hand-in-Hand Insurance 11-race cycle programme.

The event is scheduled to pedal off at 9.00am and is expected to attract the cream of the nation’s riders.

Saturday’s main race will see the top juniors and seniors like defending champion, Michael Anthony,

Hassan Mohamed
Hassan Mohamed

the in-form Alanzo Greaves, national road race champion, Raynauth Jeffrey, Hamzah Eastman, Albert Philander, Robin Persaud 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).

Anthony, took the top honours last year in one hour, 17 minutes and 22 seconds.

Other category winners for 2012 were: Michael Cummings (Juveniles), Shameer Bashk (Veteran) and Alfie Soonaram (12-14 Boys and Girls).

Representatives of the insurance company will be on hand to distribute the prizes to the top participants.

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