"Cycle For a Better Tomorrow"


We at COEP ZEST CYCLOTHON aim to spread awareness regarding the way cyclists are treated on the road and work towards promoting cycling in Pune under the patronage of PUNE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION'S PUNE CYCLE PLAN. Register now to be a part of such a noble cause.

Schedule :

13th January 2019

5:15AM : Reporting Time

5:40AM : Warm Up

6:00AM : Flag-off

8:00AM : Finish Time

8:15AM : Refreshment

Registration Fees :

Rs.299 (Open for all)
Rs.299 (For Coepians, Cycle and helmet provided)
Rs.399 (For non-Coepians, Cycle and helmet provided)

Memories of ZEST'19 Cyclothon!

Route :

COEP Ground - Shivajinagar Chowk - Mhasoba Gate - Central Mall - Jawahar Chowk - University Circle - Pashan Circle - CSD Canteen - COEP Ground

Rules :

General Instructions
1. Participants are requested to get familiar with the route provided above.
2. This is not a race; however, the participant needs to complete the event in 2 hours in order to earn the medal.
3. Helmet is compulsory for all cyclists. Cyclists without helmet will not be allowed to participate. (The helmets will be provided by the COEP ZEST managing committee if the participants don’t have one {extra charges will be applied}.If you need a helmet inform managing committee).
4. Water bottles will be provided at water booths placed at regular intervals along the route although the participant is encouraged to carry his/her own bottle.
5. Throw the empty water bottles and trash in Garbage bins placed near every water station.
6. Look out for signs/ arrows & our Coordinators along your route. Coordinators would be wearing ZEST caps.
7. Keep a check on your fitness levels. Do NOT continue if you start feeling uncomfortable or uneasy at any point.
8. Eat, sleep & hydrate well the day before the Cyclothon.
9. In case of any issues with the cycles, contact our nearest Volunteer.
10. A space will be provided at our ground (the starting point) to store your belongings. Organisers will not be held responsible for any loss of personal belongings.
11. Wear your bib number on your chest for identification.
12. Identification document (For exp. AADHAR Card, Driving licence, Pan Card etc.) must be presented at the time of collection of kit.

Instructions for participants renting cycles
1. The participants will be provided with 21 geared cycle and helmet (models may vary) from 5:00 am onwards at COEP GROUND, Shivajinagar.
2. The cycles and helmets provided by the Organisers will be final and no requests to change the allotted cycle will be entertained.
3. Cycles will be checked after the event for any physical damage.
4. Any physical damage to the cycle will be fined ₹ 5000- ₹20000.
5. Damage or loss of helmet provided by the organisers will attract a fine of ₹ 500.
6. If any participant does not have prior knowledge of geared cycles, a technician will be present to explain the gear system.
7. In case of any issues with the cycles, contact our nearest Volunteer.
8. Bring a copy of RFID(For Coepians).
9. It is compulsory to bring your orignal Aadhar Card or License.(For Non-Coepians).
10. On the day of cyclothon you need to pay refundanble deposit of Rs.1000/-. (For Non-Coepians).

Terms & Conditions
To avoid un-necessary hassles, misunderstandings and disputes, following rules and regulations are laid down so that the event ends in good spirit and on a positive note:
1. A participant, once registered under any category, cannot cancel his/her registration. There will be no refund of registration fees paid by the participant in case of his/her failure to participate in the event. No arguments would be entertained.
2. Correct details must be filled against all the fields provided in the form. We require you to register your Personal Data in order to make a booking so we can contact you in case there is any problem with your registration. Please ensure you check details provided for accuracy so we can ensure effective communications with you.
3. All rights are reserved by the Organizers and the decision of the organisers shall not be questioned in any case.
4. The routes are Subject to change. Participants will be intimated of any changes in route much prior to the event.
5. All participants must sign an indemnity form at the time of T-shirt and bib collection. Without this participant will not be allowed to participate in the event.
6. Any participant below the age of 16 years shall bring their parent/ guardian to take their responsibility for the event. The parent/ guardian shall sign an indemnity form stating that they shall be the ones responsible for the particular participant.
7. Any notice sent to the email address registered with the organizers shall be deemed as received by the cyclist.
8. The participant shall take full responsibility for participating in the Zest'19 Cyclothon event and will not hold the organizing team or any of its members or associates responsible for any injury or accident caused during the event.
9. You also assume all risks associated with participating in this event including, but not limited to – falls, contact with other participants, effects of the weather including high heat or humidity, traffic and the condition of the road and all other risks associated with a public event. You are not liable to blame the Organizers and Volunteers for the same.
10. Understand that the event goes through the roads in the city that may have vehicular traffic especially on the return journey. Though, our volunteers will take care of managing the traffic, you are requested to watch and be careful of vehicular traffic. We request total co-operation from participants in this regard.
11. You will agree that Zest'19 and/or its associates shall not be liable for any loss, damage, illness or injury that might occur as a result of your participation in the event.
12. You will agree to abide by the instructions provided by the organizers from time to time in the best interest of your health and event safety.
13. You will also agree to stop cycling if instructed by the event organizers.
14. Puncture fixing is not under our support (although after the event our mechanic will look for that). Backup will be provided only for cycle failure/breakdown.
We are thankful to Pune Traffic Police for their guidance & support. Though the route has been carefully selected to avoid traffic, watch-out for traffic and any obstacles on the route. Slow down or stop if necessary. SAFETY FIRST! Cycling speed & Timing later!


Rohit Saudagar : +91 99753 50477
Rohit Bhangale : +91 94238 12128