On Sunday, 8th October 2017, ConvoCSR organising committee has organised "UTP ConvoRide 2017". This 6th edition UTP ConvoRide event was organised as part of celebration of UTP 20th Anniversary and UTP 17th Convocation. Total of 400 riders from all around peninsular Malaysia participated in this annual event.
The event was flagged off by UTP Vice Chancellor, YBhg Datuk Ir. (Dr) Abdul Rahim Hj Hashim accompanied by UTP 17th Convocation Chairman, En Muhammad Syazwan Amarjit B Abdullah.
Along the 90km route, the riders cycled through the old road of Bota Kanan, Parit and Manong. This route was introduced to give a chance for the riders to experience the scenic view of traditional Perak villages, houses and also Perak River.
UTP ConvoRide 2017 this year welcomed PETRONAS Senior Vice President, Project Delivery & Technology, En Mazuin Bin Ismail and CEO of Uzma Berhad, Dato' Kamarul Redzuan Bin Muhamed as the participants. Our UTP Vice Chancellor, YBhg Datuk Ir. (Dr) Abdul Rahim Hj Hashim also participated in this event accompanied by UTP Staff.
The main sponsor of this event were PETRONAS, Dixson FA Engineering Sdn Bhd and Edaran IT Sdn Bhd. Other sponsors include Cycling Magazine Malaysia and Ciclista Sdn Bhd.