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Registrations Up 18% for the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation's Cap2Cap™ Bike Ride Event on Saturday, May 7th: on Track for 2,000+ Participants

Richmond, VA, April 28, 2011 --( The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation is pleased to announce that the annual Cap2Cap (Capital to Capital) Bike Ride Event registrations are tracking 18% ahead of last year at this time.

The event will be held on Saturday, May 7th. The Ride is one of the fastest growing cycling events in Central Virginia and public participation supports the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation in its mission to make the Virginia Capital Trail a world-class adventure. Choose from 100, 50 or 25-mile routes and pedal through Virginia’s most stunning scenery that covers 400 years of history. Riders will see portions of the beautiful Virginia Capital Trail currently under construction between Richmond and Williamsburg.

Thanks to extensive support from local area organizations, friendly and knowledgeable volunteers ensure participants receive plenty of fuel and fun at the Richmond Times Dispatch Feed Zones located throughout each route. Post-ride, riders can enjoy lunch and live entertainment from RattleSnake Creek and Jackass Flats at Rocketts Landing, and the Timbers Waltrip Band and Jocelyn Oldham at Chickahominy Park.

Pre-Registration closes May 4th. After May 4th, Walk Up registration will be available. Online registration is available at

The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation (VCTF) is a 501 (c)(3)organization, and is the principal advocate for the completion and enhancement of the Virginia Capital Trail, a 55-mile long, dedicated multi-use trail connecting Richmond and Williamsburg along the historic and beautiful Rt. 5 corridor. To make the Trail the world-class attraction it should be; the Foundation raises money to promote it within the region, the state, and the nation through partnerships and larger trail affiliations, including the Trans-America Trail and the East Coast Greenway. The VCTF is also charged with enhancing the Trail by installing signage, trailheads, benches, and other amenities making the trail experience safe, educational, and most importantly, unforgettable. Visit to learn more.

Contact: Beth Weisbrod (804) 788-6455 or

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Beth Weisbrod
(804) 788-6455

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