By Vivek, Chandigarh, July 17: To spread awareness on fitness and optimal health, Amway held a 5-km ‘Cyclathon’ in Chandigarh on Sunday. Renowned Ultra endurance cyclist and fitness trainer – Samim Rizvi, the only Indian to take part in the Race across America (RAAM), said to be the toughest cycling race on Earth, rode along with the 100–plus health enthusiasts in the cyclathon. Participation of children from prominent NGO – `Theater Age’ — Amway’s Partner under its CSR initiative `Project Sunrise’ made the event special. The cyclathon, flagged off by Union Water Resources Minister and local Member of Parliament Mr. Pawan Kumar Bansal at around 7:00 AM from the Amway office located in Sector 26 on the Madhya Marg, and culminated there an hour later covering a distance of 5 kms. Several in the crowd joined the cyclists, and were treated to an engrossing session on fitness by Rizvi, who is also the brand ambassador for the Nutrition & Wellness brand `Nutrilite’. He shared his experiences as an endurance athlete. Rizvi then proceeded to Agra and Delhi to spend time with fitness enthusiasts in those cities.