The final round of the Verge MAC series, the UCI C2 Capital 'Cross Classic in Reston Virginia gained a new sponsor, the promoter Chip Sovek announced this week. Outdoor retailer REI has signed on as sponsor of the International Women's division at the December 2 event.
As an active supporter of the communities in which it does business, REI is committed to promoting environmental stewardship and increasing access to outdoor recreation through education, volunteerism, gear donations and financial contributions.
The "REI Classic" for the Elite Women powered by SRAM will start at 1:30 and will be the first of two internationally-ranked races that highlight the day-long event which will run rain-or-shine at Lake Fairfax Park on December 2. For a full schedule of the day's events and more information, see http://www.potomacvelo.com/CapitalCrossClassic.htm