EMBRACE THE RACE! HOW YOU CAN HELP! BUY TICKETS AND HELP SAVE THE RACE!
- Categorized in: 2009. Phila. Int'l Championship . 25th anniversary
The event that started it all for international, professional cycling in the
The economic challenges experienced in both corporate and civic circles have converged to create a shortfall in the operating budget of the race’s 25th year, and the reality of the situation is that unless a $500,000 gap can be closed in the next several days, the race will be cancelled. (To read an article on the status of the race in The Philadelphia Inquirer, click here.)
While the scenario seems extraordinary, what we know is truly extraordinary is the love of this event among fans, cyclists and sports enthusiasts in
However, it is because of the incredible support the Philly race has enjoyed throughout its history, that we are bringing an appeal directly to you, the fans and cycling community. Thousands of fans line the
HOW YOU CAN HELP – PURCHASE A TICKET, A POSTER OR A STICKER…
If you are interested in helping, there are three immediate ways to do so.
- You can go online right now and buy Champions Row VIP tickets for $100 or $75 each. Our goal is to sell 3,000 VIP tickets for this first-ever opportunity to be under tent at the start/finish line for all of the racing action. These tickets include all-day catered buffets, complimentary beverages, drawings for pace car rides, VIP credential, a rider appearance, free transport to and from Manayunk and parking. If the race is cancelled, your money will be refunded. CLICK HERE TO BUY THE TICKETS NOW.
- You can buy a $10 official Embrace the Race poster. CLICK HERE TO BUY THE POSTER NOW.
- You can also buy a $5 official Philadelphia International Cycling Championship Embrace the Race sticker. CLICK HERE TO BUY THE STICKER NOW.
- You can donate money. If the event is canceled, your donation will be contributed to a non-profit organization dedicated to developing cycling in the Delaware Valley. *The donation is for race operation and the donation is not tax deductible. CLICK HERE TO DONATE NOW
Please note: If the goal is not met and the race is canceled, ALL VIP TICKETS WILL BE FULLY REFUNDED and proceeds from Embrace the Race poster and sticker purchases will be donated to one or more local charities that support cycling development in the Delaware Valley.
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