Sylvania Cycling Classic kicks off July 7 at Burnham Park

6/24/2013
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Sally Price, left, works to maintain her position against competitors Saturday during last year's Sylvania Cycling Classic near downtown Sylvania. On July 7, about 300 cyclists will participate. The contest starts with a men’s race at 8 a.m. in Burnham Park, between Maplewood Avenue and Erie Street. More than 10 races will occur during the day. A children’s race is slated for 12:15 p.m.

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Sally Price, left, works to maintain her position against competitors Saturday during last year's Sylvania Cycling Classic near downtown Sylvania. On July 7, about 300 cyclists will participate. The contest starts with a men’s race at 8 a.m. in Burnham Park, between Maplewood Avenue and Erie Street. More than 10 races will occur during the day. A children’s race is slated for 12:15 p.m.
Sally Price, left, works to maintain her position against competitors Saturday during last year's Sylvania Cycling Classic near downtown Sylvania. On July 7, about 300 cyclists will participate. The contest starts with a men’s race at 8 a.m. in Burnham Park, between Maplewood Avenue and Erie Street. More than 10 races will occur during the day. A children’s race is slated for 12:15 p.m.

The Annual Sylvania Cycling Classic is to include races and food and activities for spectators.

On July 7, about 300 cyclists will participate. The contest starts with a men’s race at 8 a.m. in Burnham Park, between Maplewood Avenue and Erie Street. More than 10 races will occur during the day. A children’s race is slated for 12:15 p.m.

A noncompetitive race will start at 1 p.m.

Plummer Pool, 6940 Maplewood Ave., will be open. Sylvania Recycles plans to give away refurbished bikes to children.

Participants may register the day of the race or at truesport.com. For an event schedule, visit cityofsylvania.com. Admission is free.