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MYCYCLOTHON 2020

MyCyclothon- better health, better sight is an initiative by L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Bhubaneswar to raise awareness about Myopia and to generate funds for providing free spectacles to the poor (economically under privileged) children in need, and empower them to claim newer possibilities in life.


Myopia

Myopia, commonly referred to as short-sightedness, is a form of refractive error which is a leading cause of visual impairment globally and the second major cause of avoidable blindness in India.

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Ride on
January 19, 2020
6:00 AM

Impact

  • Awareness regarding health benefits of physical activity like cycling on good eye sight.
  • Awareness regarding Myopia as the avoidable cause of blindness
  • Distribution of spectacles to economically underprivileged myopic patients.
  • Create a Myopic clinic for comprehensive eye care.
  • Database for eye care program planning
  • Outreach to the public of Bhubaneswar
Impact

REGISTRATION INFO

Fun - Untimed

400

  • Distance: 6 km
  • T-shirt
  • Medal
  • Refreshments
  • Minimum Age Limit - 12 Years

Standard – Untimed

500

  • Distance: 13 km
  • T-shirt
  • Untimed Bib
  • Medal
  • Refreshments
  • Minimum Age Limit - 16 Years

Standard - Timed

600

  • Distance: 13 km
  • T-shirt
  • Timed Bib
  • Medal
  • Refreshments
  • Goodie bag
  • Minimum Age Limit - 16 Years

Professional - Timed

800

  • Distance: 46 km
  • T-shirt
  • Timed Bib
  • Medal
  • Refreshments
  • Goodie bag
  • Minimum Age Limit - 16 Years

Note

Registration open till 31st December 2019; Spot registration open till 10th January 2019 with higher registration amount.

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