National Car Free Day 2016

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National Car Free Day 2016 was celebrated yesterday by a first Super Sprint Triathlon.  The Triathlon took off with a swim across the Msida Creek to Haywharf in Floriana, a 10 lap bicycle run around St.Anne’s Street in Floriana and a spectacular round Valletta run.

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The event was organised by Transport Malta and Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club.  Participants included some of the best local elements.  Three awards were given to the Ladies Category, the Males Category and the Youth Category. The Athletics’ 1 mile run organised by the Malta Amateur Athletics Association also attracted a number of athletes.  Children’s Poster Competition was also organised by Transport Malta and the Foundation for Educational Services.

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Hon. Joe Mizzi presented the trophies and prizes to the winners.

The day’s events were coordinated by the Malta National Electromobility Platform Unit within Transport Malta held with the cooperation of the Police Force, the Maritime and Land Enforcement Section within Transport Malta and the Malta Red Cross.