1. flag off 3R fun ride (River Recce Ride) by Ipoh City Mayor Dato' Zamri Man

1. flag off 3R fun ride (River Recce Ride) by Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Zamri Man

Celebrating the Islamic new year of Maal Hijrah 1439 (22/9), World Car-Free Day (22/9), World Tourism Day (27/9) and World River Day (29/9), Ipoh’s monthly Car-Free Day attracted some 7,000 participants this morning.

2. Maal Hijrah 1439H street parade

2. Maal Hijrah 1439H street parade

3. Perak Menteri Besar Dato' Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir (in blue) and Ipoh City Mayor Dato' Zamri Man (in red) discuss about the e-scooter with representatives of Cervello Tres

3. Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir (in blue) and Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Zamri Man (in red) discuss about the e-scooter with representatives of Cervello Tres

Hosted by the Ipoh City Council on the fourth Sunday of the month from 7am to 10am, today’s event was the 22nd edition since its inception, and the 8th edition for this year. The event took a break during the month of Ramadan.

4. staff of DMS 360° request for a wefie with Perak Menteri Besar Dato' Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir (in blue) and Ipoh City Mayor Dato' Zamri Man (in red)

4. staff of DMS 360° request for a wefie with Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir (in blue) and Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Zamri Man (in red)

5. horse carriage

5. horse carriage

As usual, many side activities were organised, most of them related to the four celebrations, as well as those that promote green living and healthy lifestyle among community members.

6. street soccer

6. street soccer

7. Zumba

7. Zumba

One of the highlights this morning was the 3R fun ride (River Recce Ride). Flagged off by Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Zamri Man, the hundreds of participating cyclists had the opportunity to bike along the bank of Sungai Pinji (Pinji River), for a total distance of 12.8km.

8. free health check

8. free health check

9. giant bubble

9. giant bubble

The main objective of Ipoh Car-Free Day campaign is to achieve a lower carbon footprint in the city.

10. Ipoh City Mayor Dato' Zamri Man (in red) promotes recycling

10. Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Zamri Man (in red) promotes recycling

11. Tun Razak Library

11. Tun Razak Library

The next edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day tentatively falls on Sunday, 22nd Oct, 2017. Stay tuned for more updates!

12. public yoga by The Art of Living

12. public yoga by The Art of Living

13. colouring contest organised by the Perak State Public Library

13. colouring contest organised by the Perak State Public Library

Event: Ipoh Car-Free Day: World Car-Free Day
Venue: Jalan Raja DiHilir, Ipoh
Date: 24th Sept, 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 7am – 10am

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