MELAKA, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- About 3,000 participants from 25 countries are expected to take part in the Melaka Century Ride 2014 on Oct 26, at the Bayou Lagoon Park Resort in Jalan Wakaf Utama, here.
State Tourism, Development of River, Beach and Island Committee deputy chairman Datuk Ghazale Muhamad said from the 2,700 riders who have already registered, 400 were foreign participants.
He said the main category which would see a limited participation of 200, would offer RM10,000 for 1st to 10th places, while four other categories competed are men's and women's open, junior veteran (35-45) and senior veteran (above 45).
"The race will involve a 160km ride through Bukit Katil, Bandar Hilir, Merlimau, Jasin, Selandar, Alor Gajah, Masjid Tanah, Sungai Udang and Krubong," he told reporters, here Wednesday.
Ghazale said Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron is scheduled to flag off the race at the Bayou Lagoon Park Resort, Bukit Katil at 7am.....