THAILAND – The BIKE FOR DAD event commenced at provincial city halls across the country to commemorate the auspicious occasion of the 88th birthday of His Majesty the King.
In Surin Province, over 6,000 cyclists took part in the event which kicked off at the province’s city hall, passing various landmarks such as the Monument of Surin Phakdi Sri Narong Changwang, the city pillar, Wat Pa Bavornsangkharam, Wat Burapharam and returning back to city hall. The province’s city hall also featured a musical performance by the 25th Military Circle as well as traditional Thai performances.
Over 8,000 cyclists participated in Suphan Buri Province’s event, where the province’s governor led cyclists wearing yellow on the province’s designated route. The province partitioned the route into different segments in order for participants who are less physically active to show their demonstrate their full spirits without having to participate in the full route.
Meanwhile, the governor of Kamphaeng Phet Province led cyclists past the province’s landmarks, from the statute of King Rama V to Wat Bang, the province’s Cultural Conservation Grounds, Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park, the city pillar and Wat Chang Rob.
In Sukhothai Province, more than 7,000 cyclists made their way from city hall, passing Ramkhamhaeng National Museum and the statue of King Ramkhamhaeng, Wat Si Chum, Phra Phuttasirimaravichai Hall before returning to city hall.