Car Free Day 2016

 

 

 

National Car Free Day 2016 was celebrated on Sunday 18th September by a first Super Sprint Triathlon.  The Triathlon started from near the Ta’ Xbiex Marina with a swim across the Msida Creek to Haywharf in Floriana, a 10 lap bicycle run around St. Anne’s Street in Floriana (which was closed for the day) and a spectacular round Valletta run. The event was organised by Transport Malta together with the  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.  

A children’s poster competition was also organised by Transport Malta and the Foundation for Educational Services. The day was rounded up with the presentation of prizes to the winners of this competition.

Hon Joe Mizzi presented the trophies and Prizes to the winners of the day which included the cooperation of the Police Force, The Enforcement Section (Maritime and Land) within Transport Malta, the Malta Red Cross, all coordinated by the staff of the MNEP Unit within Transport Malta.​