200 pedal through Pattaya in TOT ‘Cycling for Health’ event

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More than 200 bicyclists rolled through Pattaya in TOT (Public) Co.’s “Cycling for Health” bike-a-thon.

Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh and TOT regional sales manager Prajak Manojanphen kicked off the race April 7 at the TOT customer service center on Beach Road.

Riders followed Central Road to Third Road, turning north to city hall, around the Dolphin Roundabout and down to Bali Hai Pier before turning east and crossing the finish line at the TOT center on Third Road. The 11-kilometer route took about 50 minutes, with the city providing police escort and ambulances to lead and trail riders.

Cyclist prepare to head out on an 11 km “Cycling for Health” bike-a-thon.Cyclist prepare to head out on an 11 km “Cycling for Health” bike-a-thon.

Prajak said the event, cosponsored by Numchai Electronics and the Pattaya Cycling Club, was organized to showcase the vibrancy of Pattaya, in which the company is investing heavily to make it an information technology hub.