6/20/12 9:43 AM
On Sunday, July 1st, cyclists from around the world will come to the City of Grandview Heights to compete in the Tour de Grandview Cycling Classic. The Tour is entering its 20th year and boasts a variety of categories for cyclists to compete in.
The Tour starts off at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday with the first race of the day, the Men’s Master 40+ Category. The main event begins at 2:30 p.m. when the cyclists in the Men’s I-II category race to complete 40 laps of the course for a total of 45 miles.
The Tour also features the Kids’ and Celebrity Sprints. The Celebrity Sprints are scheduled for 1:45 p.m. This event showcases celebrities raising money for a wide arrange of charities.
At 4 p.m. kids, ages 5-10, will compete in the Kids’ Sprints.
Along with world class competition, the Tour also offers live entertainment, food, drink and activities for children of all ages. The Tour will also have an Expo Area. The Expo Area will allow spectators to obtain and sample a diverse selection of sponsors’ products.
For more information about the Tour de Grandview, visit www.tourdegrandview.com.