A nationwide Cycling and Walking challenge called Freedom 2 Walk and Cycle is being organised by the union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affair. In Guwahati the challenge is being managed by Guwahati Smart City Limited with the support of Pedal for a Change. The challenge began January 1, and will run till January 26, 2022. 

It is free virtual challenge where participants can take part from anywhere, anytime, for any  number of days during the campaign and for any distance as per their convenience. The  process is very simple and participants need to register online and use fitness apps to keep track of their cycling or walking activities. 

The Cyclist and Walker from Guwahati who covers the total highest distance will be given special recognition by Guwahati Smart City Limited at a function. All participants will get a Certificate on completion.  

The process is very simple and is explained in the steps below – 

Visit www.allforsport.in or download the app on your mobile to create your ID.

Choose Freedom2Walk Campaign Guwahati or Freedom2Cycle Campaign Guwahati or Both under the Challenge section in the website/app. 

Connect your Strava / Fitbit / Googlefit (any one) to the (These are Fitness tracking  Apps that you have to download on your phone to use if not used earlier)

Use the above apps to keep track of your Walking and Cycling or both. 

Interested people are requested to follow the Facebook pages of Guwahati smart City Limited or Pedal for a Change for regular updates about the Challenge. 

The intention of this challenge is to bring long term behavioural change in the citizens by developing a habit of walking and cycling. This is a great opportunity for the people of  Guwahati to show their love for cycling and walking and at the same time show their numbers and compete with people from more than 75 Indian cities which have registered for the  challenge.

This can help to understand how many people are actively involved in such  activities which in turn can help to initiate measures for their benefit.

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