MERSING – Participants of the 1Media 1Malaysia Cycling Expedition arrived here after riding a distance of 107km from Nenasi, Pahang earlier today.
The expedition, which is into its 17th day, has so far covered a distance of 1,691km.
The participants, comprising 12 media practitioners, however, were a little traumatised by an accident which occurred in front of them 30 minutes after they resumed their journey at 8 am.
The expedition, which is also participated by two Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) journalists and a BernamaTV reporter, started from Kuala Lumpur on Oct 18 and is expected to end in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 10.
It is organised in conjunction with the 2014 Visit Malaysia Year and the launch of the new look of Utusan Malaysia, Mingguan Malaysia, Utusan Online & Tutor, bringin along the message ‘Save Gaza’ and ‘Justice for MH370 and MH17’.
The ride is organised by Utusan Melayu Recreation Club with the cooperation of the 1Media Recreational and Welfare Club. Among the sponsors are the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board, Communication and Multimedia Ministry, Permodalan Nasional Berhad, High5, 1Malaysia Putra Club, Nikon and Proton. – BERNAMA