Tour of Uganda
Tour of Uganda
Join people from all over the world in Uganda on a seven-day charity bike ride of 300km along side the competitive Tour de Uganda from the spectacular Sipi Falls to the bustling capital Kampala, between 30th December 2010 and 6th January 2011, and help improve the quality of secondary education and promote the cycling sport in Uganda.
Country Cycling tours are increasingly becoming a major sporting attraction across the world. The most prominent cycling tour in the world being Tour de France, which draws millions of spectators, thousands of participants and hundreds of corporate partners and sponsors and is one of the major sporting events worldwide.
In East Africa, Rwanda pioneered the cycling tour, which, like other tours attracts massive hundreds of participants and massive crowds an indicator of the popularity of the sport. Ugandan cyclists have participated in many of these tours and thousands of Ugandan fans have followed the tours through television, newspapers and the internet.
Tour Uganda, 2010 edition will bring the sport to Ugandans throughout the country home. This will be an annual Cycling race that covers the entire country. Tour Uganda will last 7 days within which various districts of the country will be covered.
Local and foreign cyclists will participate for the tour. Local cyclists under various categories will also participate in shorter sections of the tour route. These will include young riders, veterans, Boda-Boda cyclists etc. It will therefore give an opportunity to almost every one to participate.
Corporate companies, organizations, schools, NGOs and other groups may also participate as teams in shorter distances along the main tour route.
It's therefore our humble apple to everybody to come and Join people from all over the world in Uganda on a seven-day charity bike ride of 300km alongside Tour de Uganda, from the spectacular Sipi Falls to the bustling capital Kampala, between 30th December 2010 and 6th January 2011, and help improve the quality of secondary education in Uganda.