by leonard paul palo
Steeltech ang ‘Colored Roofing ng Bayan’ is the major sponsor of the 2017 Lumba Bisiklita sa Kada-yawan on August 20 at the Crocodile Park Compound in Maa, Davao City, organized by the Citywide Cycling Association of Davao (CICAD), the Da-vao City Sports Coopera-tive Inc. in coordination with the Sports Develop-ment Division of the City Mayor’s Office (SDD-CMO), which is the pre-senter of this affair sanc-tioned by PhilCycling.
This was bared to the Mirror yesterday by Phil-Cycling vice president for Mindanao and CICAD president Salvador ‘Jun’ Paholio Jr..
Cash prizes will also be up for grabs for the win-ners of this event. P3,000 will be given to the cham-pions in the boys under 19, boys 15 and under, boys 13 and under and girls 19 and under mountain and road bike categories, P2,000 each for the first runners-up and P1,000 each for the second runners-up plus medals.
In addition, the cham-pion for the boys 13 and under BMX class will also pocket P3,000 followed by P2,000 for the first runner-up and P1,000 for the se-cond runner-up with medals.
Meanwhile, for the team event, Paholio re-vealed that the champion will receive a whopping P10,000, the first runner-up P5,000 and the second runner-up P3,000, with trophies.
For the team competi-tion, a team can field a maximum of two riders per category, with the top four riders in each category or division earning correspon-ding points that will then be added to determine the champion, first runner-up, second runner-up and third runner-up respectively.
A champion rider for a category gets five points, the first runner-up three points, the second runner-up two points and the third runner-up one point.
The team with the most number of points accumu-lated will get the team title. In case of a tie between teams, the ultimate winner will be determined by the most number of first place finishes.
This event, which is part of CICAD’s thrust of helping develop the sport of cycling here in the regional and grassroots level will have no registration fee. Interested riders can sign up at the CICAD office at the Livestrong Builders Corporation along Maga-llanes St. (beside Jaltan). For more info contact 09989931954 or 0917-6877113.
Meanwhile, the other supporters of this year’s event are Emperador Brandy, Marc Anthony Cayetano Const., CISA Marketing, Travelers Insu-rance and Surety Corp., Davao Megtrade Inc., Techno Trade Resources and Ideal Vision.