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|For Immediate Release:||
Contact: Jordan Stinnett, email@example.com
|February 14, 2012||
w: (202) 207-3662; c: (239) 938-4960
March 10, 2012; 2pm-Midnight
Crystal City, VA — The Crystal City Business Improvement District, in association with Vornado/Charles E. Smith, Dandies & Quaintrelles (D&Q), BNA and Sciathan Productions, is proud to announce that registration is now open for the inaugural Crystal City Diamond Derby, taking place on Saturday, March 10, 2012. The event will transform the parking garage at 1850 Crystal Drive in Crystal City into a glitzy, urban cycling arena for the competitive cyclist, amateur biker and everyone in between. With plenty of free activities for spectators, the Diamond Derby is sure to please!
Competitive cyclists can test their skills in obstacle courses with the goal of winning awards and prize money, casual cyclists can bike to the event in style and spectators can enjoy the action free of charge (please see the full schedule below). The Diamond Lounge will be the hub of spectator activity, featuring a big screen displaying the on-course action, a full bar and live music throughout the day. Cyclists and spectators can also get a breath of fresh air as they head outdoors for a midway featuring food, vendors and a wide-open sprint lane for cyclists.
|What:||The Inaugural Crystal City Diamond Derby.|
|Where:||18th and Crystal Drive (1850 Crystal Drive) in Crystal City, VA.|
|When:||Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 2pm to midnight.|
|Registration:||Registration and additional information is available via the event website. Although this event is free and open to the public, there is a registration fee to take part in the cycling competitions.|
|Who:||Competitive cyclists, casual cyclists and spectators.|
|Event Phone:||Cyclists and spectators who have questions should call (703) 412-9430.|
|Media:||Media who have questions should contact Jordan Stinnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or w: (202) 207-3662, c: (239) 938-4960.|
D&Q River Ride.
|3:30-4:30pm:||Bike polo competition.|
|4pm:||River Ride participants arrive at the Crystal City Diamond Derby.|
Open Course Noncompetitive Ride.
Diamond Derby Ball.