Opportunity knocks at your door, this time to be a part of one of the greatest adventure extravaganzas being held in the most soothing and serene ambience the nature can offer, through the silence of the woods and the sanctity of the forest, to ride along the ripples and jiggles of the waters of one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of the world "KERALA".
28th Sep 2014, 7 am to 3 pm
Ranni Perunad, Pathanamthitta
Ranni Perunad - Pamba - Ranni Perunad
Perunadu to Pamba (Sabarimala)
Pamba (Sabarimala) to Perunadu
"AICA Tour De Kerala Mountain Challenge: Sabarimala, powered by FUJI bikes" turned out to be a huge success story with the participation of 108 riders from across the country. Thank God !
The TDK venue woke up to the tunes of DJ Justin Fernandez at 6:00am on 28th Sep and registrations started flowing in by 6:30am. After a silent prayer, the traditional lamp was lit by the representatives of Muslim, Christian and Hindu communities. The back drop was then covered by the official theme song "We have a Dream of TDK". The inaugural meeting started off at 7:30am which was made gracious by the presence of Sri. S. Harikishore IAS (Dist. Collector of Pathanamthitta), Sri. Srinivas A. IPS (District Police Chief, Pathanamthitta), Sri. Varghese Punnen (Secretary, DTPC), N. Sudhakaran (President - Perunad Grama Panchayat) and other political leaders.
PATHANAMTHITTA: The 90-km cycle marathon (cyclothon) was held on the Perinad-Pampa-Perinad stretch of the main trunk road leading to Sabarimala on Sunday.
Ramesh Nagarajan of Chennai won the first prize, a Fuji Road Bike, by finishing the cyclothon in two hours and 58 minutes. Gokul V.R. from Chennai stood second winning a Fuji Hybrid Bike and Anees from Cherthala finished third to win a Fuji MTB Bike. District Collector S. Harikishore, who flagged off the cycle marathon, participated in it along with Superintendent of Police A. Srinivas. The event was organised by the Australia-based AICA Group in association with the Fuji Bikes, and the travel company Santos King.