The Longest cycle race in Sri Lanka "SLT Speedup Sawariya-2019”, men’s race will commence from Galle Face Green on September 24, 2019 at 8.30 a.m. It will travel through Panadura, Rathnapura, Embilipitiya, Wellawaya, Bandarawela, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Vauniya, Trincomalee marking the finish at Dambulla on 28th September. The two day women’s race will commence on 27th September starting from Colombo and travel through Kurunegala and finish on 28th September at Dambulla. Marking another significant milestone in the cycling journey of the country, the first-ever competitive cycling event for Juniors (one day) will commence on 28th September starting from Dambulla and travel through Kekirawa & Habarana to Dambulla .
The overall winner of the men’s race will receive a handsome cash prize of Rs. one million, while the overall best team will be awarded Rs. 100,000/=. The overall winner of women’s race will secure a cash prize worth Rs. 250,000/=. The winner of Junior (men) will receive a cash prize of Rs. 100,000/=