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…second edition attracts 250 cyclists
Khoemacau Copper Mining has announced the 2nd Annual Lake Ngami GM’s Cycle Classic, a charity cycling challenge aimed at raising funds to support community development initiatives the villages around the Mine (Sehithwa, Toteng, Komana, Legothwane, Bodibeng, Bothatogo, and Somelo) in the Ngamiland Area.
The official theme for this year’s event is #cycling4communities. With the event set to welcome 250 cyclists, marking an increase from the inaugural 200 participants, it promises to be an even more significant and impactful.
The Lake Ngami GM’s Cycle Classic, scheduled for Sunday, 22nd October 2023, will bring together cycling enthusiasts, sponsors, and supporters from near and far, all united in their commitment to making a difference in the lives of communities around Khoemacau Copper Mine. The event will feature a challenging but fun route that showcases the natural beauty of the Ngamiland area while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.
Boikobo Paya, the Executive Director of Khoemacau Copper Mining, expressed his enthusiasm for hosting the second annual cycling challenge and the positive impact it can bring to the local communities. He said, “We are excited to host the 2nd Annual Lake Ngami GM’s Cycle Classic and continue our mission of supporting community activities and development in Ngamiland. This year, we’re even more thrilled with the increased participation, as it signifies a growing commitment to the well-being of the communities we serve.”
He continued, “Cycling has proven to be an excellent way to unite people around a common cause while promoting a healthy lifestyle. The #cycling4communities theme highlights our dedication to making a meaningful difference in the Ngamiland area. We believe that the increased number of participants this year is a testament to the significance of our mission and the strong community spirit that drives us.”
The funds raised from this event will go directly toward various community development projects, ranging from educational initiatives to infrastructure improvements. The Lake Ngami GM’s Cycle Classic is not only a thrilling sporting event but also a demonstration of Khoemacau Copper Mining’s commitment to social responsibility and community engagement.
The event promises to be a day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and the shared goal of making a positive impact on our communities. In addition, the cycle race there is also a 10 kilometre run, providing an opportunity for non-cyclists to also participate and keep fit and healthy. All are invited to participate, sponsor, or support the 2nd Annual Lake Ngami GM’s Cycle Classic, as together, they cycle or walk for the betterment of communities.
Khoemacau Copper Mine has since extended a hearty thanks to all sponsors who have committed to making the Lake Ngami Cycle Classic a success.