HOHHOT, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Tour of Lake Ulan Suhai cycling race has been scheduled from October 12 to 14 in Urad Front Banner, Bayannur City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the local sports bureau said on Monday.
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Both male and female professional cyclists will compete in 60km and 30km individual races respectively, around Lake Ulan Suhai.
More than 100 cyclists from bicycle clubs and associations around China have signed up for the three-day event, organizers said.
Organizers have set up two tracks, a 19.5km track for professionals and a 13km track for amateurs, in a group time trial format, circling the Wulashan Township of Urad Front Banner.
Lake Ulan Suhai, located in the north bank of the middle reaches of the Yellow River, is the largest freshwater lake in China's Yellow River basin.
Its water area now reaches approximately 320.1 square km, which is 3.4 percent higher than last year.