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Jubilee Insurance sponsors cyclists ahead of Jubilee Live Free Race


Jubilee Insurance announced a sponsorship deal of 50 cyclists who will be participating in the much-anticipated Jubilee Live Free Race powered by Grand Nairobi Bike Race (GNBR) on Sunday, 26th November 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Insurance company covered the travel costs for the cycling team, at a cost of UGX 15 million in this second edition of the race.

Head of Marketing and Communications at Jubilee Life Insurance, Camilla Mindru flagging off the team of 50 cyclists.

This follows a title sponsorship valued at UGX 496 million, UGX 248 million of which paid in cash by Jubilee Insurance to Exigent Ltd towards the event planning and a further UGX 496 million on the advertising and promotion.

Building on the success of the inaugural event, Jubilee Live Free Race is set to bring together over 2,500 participants that will ride in six (6) different categories, Kiddies Track, Black Mamba (48kms), Family Fun Ride (10km), Individual Race, Physically Challenged Race (48 Kms) and the Main Race (80kms).

Individuals expected to come from eighteen (18) nationalities including Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ivory Coast, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Slovakia, Switzerland, UK and USA.

This event will host different individuals with an aim to having a day of cycling competition, fun and also advocate for environmental stewardship and conservation since Climate change, deforestation and pollution continue to pose serious threats to communities and businesses worldwide.

While speaking during the flag off ceremony, Jubilee Life Insurance CEO Summit Guarav noted that the cycling competition would foster a sense of community and provide an opportunity for the Ugandan team to showcase their skills in an international stage,

“We are so excited today as we flag off 50 cyclists drawn from various parts in Uganda for the Jubilee Live Free Race powered by GNBR.”

“Our team will not only compete in an international stage but also demonstrate the spirit of resilience and determination that characterizes our company,” said Mr. Summit.

While speaking during the ceremony, Tony Katamba (one of the cyclists) expressed his gratitude to the company for making it possible to participate in the cycling competition in Nairobi.

“We are so excited to be joining cyclists and cycling enthusiasts in Nairobi for the biggest cycling competition.” he said

” I will be participating in the event for the second time this year. We look forward to bringing the awards home,” added Tony.

Individuals, cycling groups and corporate teams are eligible to register and participate in the event. 

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