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Sunday, May 12, 2002 -- Canaan Valley Resort State Park - Canaan Valley, WV
24 Miles of Canaan - WVMBA Pts. #4 (iPO Event Id#: 4787)

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Note from WVMBA: 2001 WVMBA Series winners' plaques will be available at this event. See Sarah Wells at the race to pick up your awards.


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For Immediate Release

CONTACT:
John Northeimer
Canaan Valley Resort
304-866-4121, ext. 2677
jnorth@canaanresort.com

"24 Miles of Canaan" Mountain Bike Race To Take Place May 12

Davis, WV (May 3, 2002) - These country roads won't take you anywhere close to home, but they will get you to the finish line of the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association's "24-Miles of Canaan", to be held Sunday, May 12 at Canaan Valley Resort.

"Set on backcountry trails in Tucker County West Virginia, this 24-mile, point series mountain bike race will cover some of the most scenic terrain in the east," said John Northeimer, recreation director at Canaan Valley Resort.

Beginning at 11:00 a.m., racers take-off in a mass start before riding into the interior of Canaan Valley State Park in their attempt to grab first place. Prizes will be awarded in nineteen classes.

Northeimer said that the race is open to both West Virginia Mountain Bike Association members and nonmembers. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the race, or participants can pre-register from Noon to 4 pm on Saturday, May 11. A fee of $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers is required.

"Whether you're an experienced mountain biker, beginner or just a spectator, this promises to be a great opportunity to enjoy springtime in the great outdoors," Northeimer said.

For more information, or to make reservations, contact the resort at 1-800-622-4121.

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CANAAN VALLEY RESORT STATE PARK, BY GUEST SERVICES, INC., IS A 250 ROOM LODGE WHICH IS AAA THREE-DIAMOND AND MOBIL THREE STAR RATED. IN ADDITION TO THE LODGE ROOMS, THE RESORT BOASTS 23 CABINS AND COTTAGES, AND 10,000 SQUARE FEET COMPRISED OF 10 MEETING ROOMS. YOU CAN ACCESS THE RESORT.S WEB SITE AT: WWW.CANAANRESORT.COM. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL 800-622-4121.


TITLE: 24 Miles of Canaan - WVMBA Pts. #4
EVENTS: XCountry
WHEN: Sun, 12 May
WHERE: Canaan Valley (Canaan Valley Resort State Park), WV
CONTACT: John Northeimer (304) 866-4121 x 2677 E-mail
AFFILIATES: WVMBA Point Series