Bicycle competition: Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Racing Event in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.


The following resource informs you about bicycle racing and adventure event which is being organized by Kolhapur Adventure Sports Association on 1st and 2nd of September, 2012. The article below gives you all the details of the adventure race held around the picturesque city of Kolhapur.

Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Race event:


Adventure Race
The mountains around Kolhapur City are rugged with different types of beautiful green vegetation and the location is spectacular for the event like bicycle racing competition. The numbers of picturesque locations around Kolhapur city are plenty in number and the adventure event like this would be an absolute treat for the bicycle enthusiast and amateur cyclists. The Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Race is a team event and the contestants will be riding and trekking their bicycles through dangerous mountain uphill's and down hills.
Mountain Biking
The cyclists will also travel through the back roads of villages, forest like vegetation, muddy ways and it will be a thrilling experience in monsoon season.
Jeep Tracks
Village tracks
The Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Race is a Team event. In each team there will be only two members. To include the female participation in this race event it is necessary that a girl participating in team must have two male contestants with them.
Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Race
Hence, the mixed group will consists of only one female and two male contestants and it will be called a mixed group team at the race event. The race event is of 2 days. There are four types of categories as follows:

i) School Category: In this category kid whose age is between 14 to 16 years can participate and it includes trekking and bicycle race as well. The total distance is of 35 KM and they can have only boy's team or a mixed team as well.
It is a one day racing event.

Participation fee is Rs. 500 per team.

ii) Amateur Category: In this category contestants age needs to be above 16 years and race event includes cycling and trekking. The total distance is of 50 KM and they can have only boy's team or a mixed team as well.
It is a one day racing event.

Participation fee is Rs. 600 per team.

iii) College Category: In this category contestants age needs to be above 16 years and race event includes cycling and trekking. The total distance is of 100 KM and they can have only boy's team or a mixed team as well.
It is a two days racing event.

Participation fee is Rs. 1000 per team.

iv) Open Category: In this category contestants age needs to be above 16 years and race event includes cycling and trekking. The total distance is of 100 KM and they can have only boy's team or a mixed team as well.
It is a two days racing event.

Participation fee is Rs. 1500 per team.

The basic accommodation in a Government School near Khotwadi village will be provided for the contestants participating for two days racing event. As the school category and amateur category cyclist racing event is only of one day they will not be allowed any accommodation facility.

How to participate in bicycle competition :


The documents that are necessary to participate in this Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Race are as follows:
i) Age proof documents in original and with Xerox copy of it.
ii) Photographs: Passport size 2 numbers.
iii) The participation fees which should be in the form of DD/Check in favor of "Kolhapur Adventure Sports Association" Payable at Kolhapur.

There are two methods to register for the Race event: Online and by courier.

Online: Just send the scanned copies of above documents to register@ruggedsahyadri.com and transfer the participation fees through Online Banking at
Name : Kolhapur Adventure Sports Association
Bank : IDBI BANK, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
Branch : Tarabai Park.
Account Number: 0665104000058265
IFSC Code: IBKL0000665


Courier:Send the documents mentioned above in Xerox only to:

Akash Korgaonkar
President, Kolhapur Adventure Sports Association,
Achalanant Bunglow, New Palace Area,
Chhatrapati Park, Raman Mala,
Kolhapur – 416002
Phone:+91 98901 93229

To know the rules and regulations check the following link:

Rugged Sahyadri Adventure Race 1st and 2nd September, 2012

Remember the following important dates:

Registrations to be done by: 1st July, 2012 to 20th August, 2012.

Race Day: 1st September, 2012 and 2nd September, 2012.

Prize Distribution: 2nd September, 2012 for both events.


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