On July 7, 2017, from 1 to 4:30 p.m., youth and their
families attended the 2017 Bike Rally organized by the KRPF in Kuujjuaq. Event sponsors
and partners donated many prizes, including brand-new bicycles, helmets, bike
locks and KRPF teddy bears.
The event kicked off in the parking lot at the Katittavik
Centre with the serving of hot dogs, chips, cookies and cheese sticks, and activities
included the operation under the supervision of police officers of a pedal go-kart
while wearing goggles that simulate alcohol impairment.
The themes of this year’s Bike Rally were road safety and
physical activity. Youth and their families were able to enjoy many activities
and take advantage of the mild weather.
The Bike Rally wrapped up with a parade through the streets
of Kuujjuaq with a large gang of young cyclists following a police truck and ambulance.
all the prize winners. The KRPF is looking forward to seeing everyone again next
year for more prizes and fun!