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    ‘Ride with Pride’ Rides to Ganemulla

    June 23, 2019

    The ‘Ride with Pride’, cycle tour that saw its birth as a conceptual notion of the Commander of the Army, aimed at grooming a healthy nation through cycling kicked off this morning (23) for the 3rd consecutive time.The cycling tour, commencing from the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) Headquarters premises, near Kompagnnavidiya Police station covered 22.9 km in distance across Maradana, Panchikawatta and Peliyagoda, Kelaniya, Kiribathgoda and reached Commando Regimental Headquarters, Ganemulla where the ‘Ride with Pride’ ended.

    ‘Ride with Pride’ was open to both Army personnel and others in the civil sector irrespective of any age barriers and would not ride as a race or a competition as per instructions of the Commander of the Army.Organized by the Army Cycling Committee, chaired by Major General Duminda Sirinaga, the free ‘Ride with Pride’ tour drew several hundreds of Army cyclists representing all Regiments of the Army, Navy, Air Force and civil ones.

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army flagged off the event marking start at Kompagnnavidiya as the Chief Guest. Lieutenant General Senanayake attended the event at the invitation of the Army Cycling Committee.At the starting point, Major General Anura Sudasinghe, Director General Sports and Major General Duminda Sirinaga, Chairman, Army Cycling Committee were present.

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