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Tour of Pennsylvania 2008

Old 05-16-07, 08:53 PM
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Tour of Pennsylvania 2008

Originally Posted by Pittsburgh Business Times
Pennsylvania officials announced Wednesday a statewide bike race to help commemorate Pittsburgh's 250th anniversary.

The Tour of Pennsylvania will begin in Philadelphia and cover approximately 500 miles June 24-29, 2008, with finish-line events in Valley Forge, Harrisburg, Bedford and the Laurel Highlands, and a race grand finale in Pittsburgh.

The race will be sponsored by American Eagle Outfitters Inc., the clothing retailer based in Warrendale, Pa., and Highmark Inc., the region's dominant insurer with a base Downtown.

Those who participate will compete for a $250,000 purse.
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Sweetness. It will be interesting to see if they run the race over some of our favorite routes. I'm definitely reserving that week on my calendar if they actually go forward with this.
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I just found another article that says it will be an espoir race (Under 25).

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