On 19th to 20th July, Melaka Bicycle Association, National Bicycle Association and Melaka Sport Councill will jointly organize Melaka Governor Cup 2008. The race wil start at Bukit Serindit Minucipal Park. Melaka Today reported that over 100 participants are expected in this International Race for the second time held in Melaka. Few foreign teams have confirmed their participations are : Thailand, Brunei,Indonesia,Qatar,Doha,Iran,Uzbekistan as well as Malaysia Royal Customs, Le Tua and MCF cycling teams.
Stage one will be held on Saturday 19th where the racers will clock a total 167.7 kilometer around Melaka City as well as making inroad into outskirts of Melaka Town like Sungai Udang, Masjid Tanah and Jasin. The second stage will involve 140.3 kilometer where individual will be racing clock wise using 1st stage route. A total of RM22,000 for winners from positions 1 to 20 of Governor Cup 2008 Melaka and each first 3 winners will get medal. This event is still open for sponsorship. For corporate bodies, hotels or companies that want to get involve with this race can call Mr. Norazman Abu Samah (016-6038323).