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Women to race for breast cancer research

By:
Miwako Sasaki
Published:
April 11, 2006, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 23:09 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for April 11, 2006

The Komen Central Georgia Cycle for the Cure, to be held in Macon, GA, on April 18, will feature...

The Komen Central Georgia Cycle for the Cure, to be held in Macon, GA, on April 18, will feature some of America's best female riders competing for $5000 in prizemoney while raising awareness for breast cancer research. The city will host two criteriums as part of the Tour de Georgia - a category 3 and 4 race before a category 1 and 2 race lights up the streets of downtown Macon.

The category 3 and 4 race will start at 1:00 before the category 1 and 2 riders take to the streets at 2:15. Following the finish the public is invited to meet the teams at the "Feed Zone Fiesta", an evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame at 6:00pm. All cycling participants will receive one free admission to the event which includes dinner and refreshments. Additional tickets for family, friends, and cycling enthusiasts are available for $20.

Online pre-registration is encouraged and ends midnight Saturday, April 15, 2006. Registration on the day of the event opens at 10:00 am and closes at 12:00 pm. Please go to www.KomenCentralGa.org for more details and click on Cycle for the Cure for details and online registration.

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