• DATE: 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2023
  • VENUE: Embassy TechVillage
  • RACE CATEGORIES: Pro-Elite, Amateur, Fun Open & Fun Kids

Pedal for the Planet

Embassy REIT is pleased to present the 8th edition of Pedal For The Planet, a cycling event for the public conceptualised by Embassy Group. Aimed at promoting cleaner, greener ways of commuting and living, this flagship event has witnessed avid cyclists over the years from across Bengaluru pedal their way for the cause of the environment.


Special Initiatives

  • Proceeds raised at Pedal for the Planet go to our charity partner, Colours of Life
  • One tree to be planted for every person who registers
  • Pedal for the Planet is a no single use plastic zone
  • Filtered water in matkas will be the go-to hydration options at Pedal for the Planet
  • All waste will be segregated and either composted or recycled
  • At Pedal for the Planet, our lead vehicle for the cycling races will be an electric scooter. Let’s conserve fossil fuel!

Who can participate?

The event is open to the public. Anyone who is passionate about
cycling and are looking for ways to protect the environment are free to participate

Rules & Regulations

General Guidelines
  • All riders will have to bring their own bicycle and helmet or book a rental bicycle (geared & non-geared) that is available during registration. Additionally, every rider needs to bring their own support equipment, water bottles and any other essential riding gear they may require.
  • All riders participating in racing will mandatorily have to register.
  • Only those participants who complete all loops / entire race shall be eligible for race prizes.
  • Any participant found to be riding dangerously or found to be violating the safety etiquette of racing shall be disqualified forthwith unconditionally.
  • There shall be ambulances stationed during the race.
  • The organisers will not be liable for any damages whatsoever.
  • No participant at any time during the race is allowed to ride in the opposite direction of the race route.
  • Any rider found without his bicycle and helmet during any time of the race will be disqualified forthwith unconditionally.
  • Signages will be placed at clear and easily visible locations during the race.
  • Riders should be in position with their bicycles at the start line at least 15 minutes before the designated start time.
  • Bicycles used by each rider shall be subject to scrutiny by race organizers before the start and after the end of the race. Race organizers shall have the right to detain any rider or any bicycle used in the race at any time and their decision in this regard shall be final and binding to all participants
  • No private vehicles will be allowed on the race route at any time.
  • The registration is non-transferable and the participant will be disqualified if otherwise.
  • The rider must be in possession of the appropriate bib and relevant ID card at the start of all the races and retain the same in his/her possession till the end of the race.
  • The organizers shall retain the first and last right of refusal/acceptance of the participation of any of the participants.
  • No medical insurance will be provided to the participants.
  • Any kind of cheating or any misbehaviour with any of the participants during the cycling rounds, if noticed by the company or any of its affiliates, contractors or sponsors of the event, will lead to disqualification.
Event Terms & Conditions

Tickets are sold subject to the following conditions:

  • Once sale of Pedal for the Planet ticket is completed, no exchange of tickets will be made. No refunds will be made except pursuant to event postponement or cancellation and at Promoters discretion. Lost ticket/s will not be replaced or refunded.
  • Entry will be refused if tickets have been found to be tampered, counterfeited, and/or not purchased from an authorized point of sale.
  • Venue age restrictions and rules apply. No refunds will be made for ignorance of these restrictions. Venue conditions of entry are displayed at the venue.
  • The Promoter / Venue Owner reserves the right, without refund or compensation, to refuse admission/evict any person(s) whose conduct is disorderly or inappropriate.
  • The Promoter may add, withdraw or substitute artistes and/or vary advertised programs, event times, seating arrangements, audience capacity without prior notice.
  • The Promoter/Venue Owner may use the ticket holder image or likeness in any live or recorded video display, picture, publicity material or website. By entering the race you give permission for the free use of your name, voice or picture in any broadcast, telecast, advertising, promotion or other account of this event.
  • The Promoter/Venue Owner may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to adverse weather, dangerous situations, or any other causes beyond his reasonable control.
  • The Ticket Holder agrees to submit to any searches for prohibited items including but not limited to weapons, alcohol, narcotics, controlled, dangerous and illegal substances.
  • The Ticket Holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual event, including any sickness, death, personal injury, loss, damage, or liability.
  • Indian law shall govern the sale of all tickets and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Bengaluru courts.

All entry fees, related tickets and purchases are non-refundable. No transfers between races or transfer of places to another runner. We do not operate a deferment system. Animals will not be permitted with the exception of guide dogs; arrangements for guide dogs must be made with the organisers ahead of the event.

This is a prize money event. The organizers have the right to revise the prize money if the need arises.

Prize money will only be paid only once the Original ID proof and have been produced and cleared

Elite category
All racers (age 17 and up) who have represented their individual states or UTs at a National level, must compulsorily compete in the Elite category. If a competitor races in an incorrect category , he/she invites an automatic disqualification.

Amateur category
National riders who are 16 and below, can register for the Amateur category.

Participant's Disclaimer
  • I myself voluntarily register for Pedal for the Planet 2022 (hereafter referred to as competition).
  • I understand comprehensively and agree with all regulations, rules, requirements and measures instituted by Pedal for the Planet event co-organizers (hereafter referred to as organizers).
  • I am in good health condition in which I am fully prepared for the competition (consent letter from a doctor, on their letterhead, to be carried to the venue if the participant has a medical condition), and I am willing to accept the doping test required by the organizers, if necessary.
  • I understand comprehensively all potential risks in the competition, and have already prepared precautionary measures based on personal health; I am willing to undertake the full responsibility of all personal emergency risks which occur during the competition, and agree that the organizers do not undertake any compensations and responsibilities of injury, death, or any other forms of loss, which is caused by participants themselves.
  • I agree to accept the first aid and emergency medical treatment provided by the organizers during the competition, and I shall pay the expenditures by myself in accordance with medical treatment incurred in the hospital.
  • I authorize the organizers and designated events media for free use of my portrait, name, voice and other personal information by the organization for promotion of the competition.
  • I promise that I shall register for competition based on all my true individual information, and will not transfer my bib number to any others.
  • I agree not to deliberately damage, change or mask my bib number before and during the competition.
  • I agree to provide valid personal identity documents and information to organizers for personal status confirmation, and undertake full liabilities due to any false individual documents or information provided.
  • I agree to submit to any searches for prohibited items including but not limited to weapons, alcohol, narcotics, controlled, dangerous and/ or illegal substances.
  • I agree that the organizer may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to adverse weather conditions, dangerous situations or any other causes beyond their reasonable control.
  • I agree that the decision of the organizer pertaining to the routes, prizes and other event related decisions is final.
  • I have fully understood this declaration.
Medical Precautions

It is sincerely advised to obtain a medical clearance from a registered medical practitioner/doctor allowing you to participate in the event, irrespective of whatever may be your age and whichever race you may be participating in.

Please review the following questions before the Race Day:

  • Has your doctor ever said that you have a heart condition and that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor?
  • Do you feel pain in your chest when you do physical activity?
  • In the past month, have you had chest pain when you were not doing physical activity?
  • Do you lose your balance because of dizziness or do you ever lose consciousness?
  • Do you have a bone or joint problem that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity?
  • Is your doctor currently prescribing drugs for your blood pressure or heart condition?
  • Are you pregnant?
  • Do you have insulin dependent diabetes?
  • Do you know of any other reason why you should not do physical activity?

If you have answered YES to any of the above questions, we strongly recommend that you seek advice from your doctor before you ride the race. Please remember it is not advisable to ride if you have had any sort of virus or fever in the four weeks prior to race day. It is not advisable to run with an inquiry. Further, you must write the information as required on the back of your number bib with a permanent marker, viz. your name, person to contact in case of any emergency, your medical condition and any medications you may be allergic to. If there is a risk that you may blackout during the race (e.g. if you suffer from fits), please put a black cross on the front of your number. The organizers and sponsors/partners of the event will not be responsible for any injury, of whatsoever nature, that may be so caused, by your participation in the Race and the participants shall fully indemnify the company or any of its affiliates, contractors or sponsors of the event to the said effect.

Limited cycles available and will be allotted on a First Come First Serve basis.

Event Categories

Categories Age (yrs) Distance
Pro - Elite Men ≥ 16 40 Km
Pro - Elite Women ≥ 16 40 Km
Amateur - Men ≥ 14 25 Km
Amateur - Women ≥ 14 25 Km
Fun Ride - Open ≥ 13 15 Km
Fun Ride - Kids ≤ 12 1 Km

Prize Money Structure

Categories 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Pro - Elite Men 60,000 35,000 20,000
Pro - Elite WoMen 60,000 35,000 20,000
Amateur - Men 40,000 30,000 15,000
Amateur - Women 40,000 30,000 15,000
Fun Ride - Open Prizes Prizes Prizes
Fun Ride - Kids Prizes Prizes Prizes

Participant Kit & Inclusions


Bib & Timing Chip


Finisher Medal





About Embassy REIT

Embassy REIT is India’s first publicly listed Real Estate Investment Trust. Embassy REIT owns and operates a 45 msf portfolio of nine infrastructure-like office parks and four city‑centre office buildings in India’s best-performing office markets of Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, and the National Capital Region (‘NCR’). Embassy REIT’s portfolio comprises 34.3 msf completed operating area and is home to around 230 of the world’s leading companies. The portfolio also comprises strategic amenities, including four operational business hotels, two under‑construction hotels, and a 100 MW solar park supplying renewable energy to tenants. Embassy REIT’s industry leading ESG program has received multiple accolades from renowned global institutions and was awarded a 5-star rating both from the British Safety Council and GRESB. Embassy REIT was also recognised as the world’s largest ‘USGBC LEED Platinum-Certified’ office portfolio (v4.1 O+M) by Green Business Certification Inc. For more information, please visit www.embassyofficeparks.com.

About Embassy Group

Founded in 1993, Embassy Group is one of India's largest real estate conglomerates with a broad portfolio of over 70 million sq. ft. of prime commercial, residential, industrial and warehousing, retail, hospitality, services, and education spaces across Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Noida, and Thiruvananthapuram in the Indian markets, and Serbia and Malaysia in the international markets. Across all asset classes, Embassy places strong emphasis on high standards of quality, delivery, world-class services, environmental management, and safety. Embassy was a sponsor of India's first REIT and the largest office REIT in the Asia Pacific. The Group’s residential portfolio consists of 45 million sq. ft. of ready and ongoing developments, categorised by the best of locations, avant-garde architecture, style, and design, and world-class specifications, and encompassing branded residences, uber-luxury villas, exclusive villaments, sky condominiums, integrated developments, senior living, and smartly designed contemporary homes. Embassy also aims to create a positive social impact in India by empowering over 44,000 children and alumni across 140+ government and rural schools. For more information, please visit www.embassyindia.com

Embassy’s Sustainability Ethos

Embassy is in the business of enhancing lifespaces and enriching lives. In line with this mission is our commitment to sustainability and green living. We are cognizant of the global need to impede the deleterious effects of climate change, and so all our ongoing and future projects are specifically designed to have sustainability features that have a minimal impact on the environment.

Embassy’s future projects are designed for LEED certification and our ongoing and future residential projects are designed to obtain an IGBC Green Homes gold or platinum in our efforts to create sustainable developments.

About Colours of Life

Colours of Life is a non-profit organisation striving to uplift underprivileged children by helping government schools transform into institutions of excellence.

Colours of Life began in 2001 to motivate family, friends, and associates of the trustees to contribute their time, resources, and funds towards school fees, uniforms, books, prizes, and scholarships to government-run primary and secondary schools.

Over 6,000 students and 1,000 alumni's lives are empowered through holistic education initiatives across 15 government schools and 8 anganwadis. The trust works in tandem with donors and government representatives to build infrastructure and improve the quality of education.

If you would like to know more about Colours of Life and their initiatives, and would like to collaborate, please do reach out to the Embassy Group Community Outreach team at csr@embassyindia.com.