“IKI Velomarathon” attracts every year not only professional cyclists but also enthusiasts of this sport! In the event’s campus near the Seimas Palace, entertainment was also found for the like-minded people, relatives and friends, who came to support the participants; for the passers-by, who eagerly joined unexpected fitness activities; and for the children, who had a great time in the spaces reserved for them. Fun for all tastes!
We will update you with the latest information on the activities at the 2023 IKI Velomarathon as the event approaches.
Here’s a look back at the attractions on the IKI Velomarathon 2022 campus:
IKI custom photo wall with on-site photo printing, a temporary tattoo studio and energising fresh fruit awaited you in the IKI space.
At the IKI Velomarathon Campus, you could have your photo taken at the Toyota wall. You could also try out the Smart Bike simulator, which provided a realistic and immersive indoor riding experience. The youngest participants were also treated to some fun activities - we invited everyone to have fun drawing and balloons to brighten up the mood even more!
If you missed the bike check, come to the DECATHLON tent. The energetic team gave advice on how to look after your bike as the seasons change, as we ride almost all year round. How can you not win prizes? Here you could take part in challenges and win sporty gifts.
To help you feel good and well, VITABIOTICS vitamins for the whole family - WELLMAN, WELLWOMAN, WELLTEEN and WELLKID - helped you to feel good. Take care of your family's well-being and energy with WELL vitamins!
In the Beaster Scooter tent, you could see the powerful Beaster Scooter electric scooters and electric skateboards. Right there on the spot, you could try them out, find out the benefits and find out which electric scooter is right for you: urban, multi-purpose or powerful off-road. And the little ones weren't disappointed - Beaster Scooter has a selection of children's electric cars and scooters to entertain them.
The bicycle acrobats Greentrials from Latvia performed in the courtyard of the M. Mažvydas Library. Performing spectacular stunts, the cyclists will present their most popular programme "Greentrials Bike Tour"!
AUDIMAS invited you to its tent to see and buy the new autumn collection, which is designed to meet the needs of every active leisure lover. You could also take a photo with the instant camera and get a photo to remember. Along with AUDIMAS, the LSU mobile laboratory arrived, where each participant could perform a body composition analysis and anaerobic fitness test with the Wingate system.
All those who wanted to make their ride more meaningful were invited to support and ride for the Around Cancer team, donate to the little patients at the Foundation's tent and receive an Around Cancer T-shirt. And everyone who wanted to take a picture could get a snapshot! You could also have a chat and a photo with the founder of the Foundation, Rimantas Kaukėnas, buy Foundation merchandise or get a professional massage for your donation.
You could also visit the tent of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Military Conscription and Recruitment Service and get acquainted with the Lithuanian Armed Forces, the ways of serving in the army, and the weaponry used. We hope that you did not miss the opportunity to talk to the soldiers who answered all your questions about the Lithuanian Armed Forces. And, of course, you tried your hand at the interactive tire!
Together they travelled to LNK and for the third autumn in a row presented the most classified and most watched TV show in Lithuania KAUKĖS. The brightest stars of entertainment, stage, theatre, television and sports will sing under masks. You were the first to see one of the new season's Masks live at the IKI Velomarathon Campus. This year, the children's start was announced by the Mask Hamster.
The Seimas tent hosted a Seimas quiz on Lithuanian history and parliamentarism. Each participant of the quiz was presented with a symbolic Seimas souvenir. The Seimas courtyard was once again used as a lounge area.
At the police traffic safety stop, participants of the IKI Velomarathon had the opportunity to talk to police officers and get a closer look at the activities of police supporters. Cyclists could find out all the relevant information about road safety and how to protect their bikes from long-handed cyclists. The activities organised for the children were attended and entertained by Amsis, a friend of the Lithuanian Police.
Garmin was up for a real challenge. Take on a virtual track with one of the most advanced and realistic Tacx bike trainers. Of course, there were also products for cycling enthusiasts and professionals to see and try out: smart watches, bike lights and computers.
Bikewash, the first mobile automatic bike and scooter washing station in the Baltic States, invited everyone to the IKI Velomarathon Campus to wash their bike, e-bike, scooter or e-scooter. And invite everyone to enjoy top quality Italian coffee and cold fruit drinks!
The European Commission Representation in Lithuania invited you to go behind the European Green Line and find out all about the EU's goal to become the first climate-neutral continent and the concrete actions to be taken. You could win healthy and tasty prizes at the European Green Deal tent! Let's make the European Green Deal a reality!
Red Bull gave wings to the bar in the centre of the event! All adult participants found vouchers in their entry packs, so they could exchange them for a cold can of Red Bull as they rolled!
The JUDU area was full of fun and games that showed how easy it is to move in harmony in the city. You could try your hand at nothing less than an electric bike! We also invited you to try out different ways of travelling in Vilnius and win JUDU prizes if you chose the most sustainable way!
We hope you came to the AUGA tent! There were organic and ready-to-eat products! You could taste warm oatmeal or refresh yourself with a cold Spanish-style Gazpacho soup!
A good cover not only protects your bike from scratches, rain or dust, but also helps to deter long-haired people. DS Covers not only "covered" your bike, but you also had the opportunity to try out the KanJam game, which left no one untouched! By the way, during the event, participants also had the chance to win prizes from DS Covers.
Throughout the event, your safety was ensured by the friendly, responsible and responsive Order of Malta First Aid team. The first aid tent was not only a refreshing place to drink water, but also to learn first aid skills. Grow knowledge that saves lives! Maltesers is a community where everyone matters.