Erbil - More than 250 bikers including 150 women from different backgrounds crossed the finish line on 30 November in Erbil city in what became the first event of its kind.
Ride On! Erbil International Bike Marathon promoted diversity and social cohesion with the motto “unity in diversity”.
The bikers included a member of parliament, Kurdish celebrity Dashni Morad, professional bikers, local community members, displaced Iraqis, Syrian refugees, and members of minority groups. The event invited anyone who can ride a bike to participate and welcomed all community members as spectators.