Zimmerman Advertising's Team zMotion Hosts The Ultimate Cycling Triple Header
Second Annual Sunrise Classic is Biggest FPS Cycling Race in South Florida
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual zMotion Sunrise Classic presented by FRS Healthy Energy, AutoNation, White Castle and MET-Rx will take place on April 10-11, 2010. The two-day family-friendly event will include Circuit, Time Trial and Criterium racing and the largest total race purse in all of South Florida.
The Circuit and Time Trial races will take place on Saturday, April 10 at the BankAtlantic Center, located at 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The 3.4-mile Circuit race will kick off at 8:00 a.m., followed by the Time Trial at 4:00 p.m. The Criterium will begin from Esplanade Park, located at 400 Southwest Second Street in Fort Lauderdale, at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 11.
"Last year's first annual event was a huge success - bigger than we ever could have imagined," says Pat Patregnani, founder of Team zMotion. "We're proud to say that it's now the biggest FPS cycling race in South Florida. We are expecting more than 1,000 racers, family members and friends to be in attendance this year."
Cyclists are encouraged to bring the whole family. Family-friendly activities will include face painting and balloon animals, as well as kid's bicycle races and a visit from Florida Panthers' mascot Stanley C. Panther. Downtown restaurants will be offering special race day lunches, and Tarpon Bend will be hosting a post-race party at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Riders will compete by category for points and prizes for a chance to be recognized on the podium. The Sunrise Classic is a part of the USA Cycling national ranking system and the Florida Point Series(TM). Online registration is available at zMotion.org. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. each day. Races will be held rain or shine.
The 2010 zMotion Sunrise Classic is being presented by FRS Healthy Energy, AutoNation, White Castle and MET-Rx. Other sponsors include Cervelo, American Classic, B&J Bicycles, Bicycle Generation and Z's Bike Shop. Quarterdeck and Tarpon Bend are the official restaurant sponsors of the 2010 Sunrise Classic. Crowne Plaza and Hampton Inn and Suites are the official hotel sponsors.
zMotion is a Zimmerman Advertising Team. zMotion has become a visible force in the South Florida cycling community. We ride to raise money in the fight against MS. We ride to live healthy and enjoy life. We ride because we care. And we ride because we can. We are blessed with good health and the freedom to enjoy this great sport. For more information, visit zMotion.org.
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