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TOUR de MEDFORD PRO & AMATEUR BIKE RACES, Sunday, August

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:35 am    Post subject: TOUR de MEDFORD PRO & AMATEUR BIKE RACES, Sunday, August Reply with quote

The Medford Township Council is pleased to announce that the Recreation Department will be sponsoring its 3rd Annual Tour de Medford series of pro Olympic-caliber & amateur cycling sprint races on Sunday, August 14th.

Run under the auspices of the US Cycling Federation (USCF), & in conjunction with the Cycling Club of Evesham, cyclists from throughout the region will descend upon Medford to compete on our course in historic and scenic downtown Medford Village. The 1-mile loop course will start on South Main St. in front of the Medford Memorial Community Center and proceed to Allen Ave., then onto Union St. and back to South Main St.

Starting at 8:30 am sharp and continuing through 1:00 pm, 5 events will be staged for male & female cyclists, including a Senior Men's Category 4/5 12-lap event; a Master Men's 35 + 20-lap event; a Senior Women's Category 1/2/3/4 15-lap event; a Senior Men's Pro 1-2-3 35-lap event; and a Senior Men's Category 3 18-lap event.

The Senior Men's 1/2/3, Master Men's 35+, and Cat 3 Men's events are part of the prestigious Garden State Cup Series.

In between these sprints, competitions will be staged for area residents, including children and adults.

Century 21 Alliance is the presenting sponsor of this event. As a part of their sponsorship, prizes and awards will be offered to the top overall finishers in each of these sprints; as well as special awards for the local competitions.
For more information & to register for the USCF competitions, call 856-392-3930 until 9:00 pm daily or e-mail recreation@medfordtownship.com. On-line registration is available at www.racelistings.com. Cyclists are to use the 2005 USCF standard entry release form and mail it to: C.C. Evesham, 4201 Buxmont Road, Marlton, NJ 08053. Registrations will also be accepted the day of the event at the Medford Memorial Community Center, located at 21 S. Main St. beginning at 7:30am.

Registration for the local competitions is free. To register, visit the Recreation Dept. offices at Cranberry Hall, located behind the Municipal Building at 17 North Main St., call 609-654-2512. Registrations will also be accepted the day of the event.

Volunteers aged 16 & older are also needed to serve as Marshals to help control vehicular and pedestrian traffic along the course. Free lunch and commemorative T-shirts provided to all! For more information & to sign-up, contact the Recreation Dept. by Thursday, August 11th.
The event will be held rain or shine.
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