100 West 10th Street, Suite 20
Wilmington, DE 19801
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|Subject: Wilmington Grand Prix Returns to Delaware
& Adds a New Dimension...Gran Fondo
One of the premier cycling events on the East Coast returns to Wilmington, Delaware on May 18-20. For the fifth straight year, the Wilmington Grand Prix has been named to USA Cycling's National Calendar and this year's event is one of only nineteen races included in the USAC National Criterium Calendar. For the first time ever, a Gran Fondo or "Big Ride" designed for both pros and amateurs has been added on Sunday, May 20th. Proceeds from the three-day event benefit the Food Bank of Delaware.
The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization founded in 1978, chartered by the Governor of Delaware, the New Castle County Executive and the Mayor of Wilmington. Its mission is to serve as the community's customer-focused destination marketing organization, generating economic growth through leisure travel and meetings development by aggressively marketing attractions, facilities, amenities and services for visitors.