Penang, Malaysia – St Nicholas’ Home is thrilled to announce the Ride For Sight 2024, a unique and heartwarming cycling event aimed at raising awareness and support for the visually impaired community. Scheduled to take place on June 15, 2024, at Queensbay Mall, Penang, this event promises a day of fun, fitness, and community spirit.


Ride For Sight 2024 invites cyclists of all walks of life to join forces with visually impaired participants and their sighted pilots for an unforgettable cycling experience. This event not only promotes physical activity and a healthy lifestyle but also fosters inclusion and highlights the capabilities of individuals with visual impairments.


Event Details:

Date: June 15, 2024

Time: 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Queensbay Mall, Penang Event Highlights:

Tandem Cycling: Teams of sighted and visually impaired cyclists will ride together, demonstrating the power of collaboration and trust.


Cycling Routes:

Bayan Lepas 22km route designed to accommodate different skill levels, ensuring everyone can join in the fun.


Charity Drive:

All proceeds from the event will go directly to St Nicholas Home, supporting their programs and services for the visually impaired.

"We are excited to bring Ride For Sight 2024 to the Penang community for another fun year," said Ms. Carmen Chew, General Manager at St Nicholas Home. "This event is a wonderful opportunity to break down barriers, raise awareness, and showcase the incredible potential of the visually impaired. We invite everyone to come out, support a great cause, and experience the joy of cycling."




Those that have registered can collect their race kits and goodies at either Queensbay Mall or St.Nicholas Home from 7 - 8 June 2024 or 10 - 14 June 2024 respectively. Further details can be found on the event website.


Participants can register online at https://howei.com/event_details/rideforsight2024, and early registration is encouraged to secure a spot and receive an event t-shirt and goodies. For any issues, please contact us at Howei via helpdesk@howei.com.


Sponsorship and Volunteering:
St Nicholas Home welcomes sponsorships and volunteers to help make this event a success. For more information on how to get involved, please contact Carmen at 018-371 5911.


Join us at Ride For Sight 2024 and be part of a movement that champions inclusivity, fitness, and community spirit. Together, we can make a difference and ride for a brighter, more inclusive future.


About St Nicholas Home:
St Nicholas Home is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the visually impaired community in Penang. Through a variety of programs and services, St Nicholas Home provides education, rehabilitation, and support to individuals with visual impairments, helping them lead independent and fulfilling lives.