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More Than 7,000 Riders Gear up for Sea Gull Century

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SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury University says that more than 7,000 cyclists are expected for the 24th annual Sea Gull Century bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 6.

The Sea Gull Century begins with a new show-and-go starting location on Wayne Street going toward Avery Road on the east side of the SU campus from 7-9 a.m. Riders finish by 6 p.m. on the Perdue Hall Lawn. 

Participants are coming from 47 states, the Virgin Islands, Canada, Alaska and Israel. They range in age from 9 to 86, and some are returning for the 24th year.

Sea Gull Century Wicomico County's largest one-day tourism event. SU's Perdue School of Business has estimated its annual economic impact on the Lower Shore at $2.5 million.

All proceeds from the ride support programs on campus and in the community, including student scholarships, the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity and other nonprofits and civic groups.

For more information call (410) 548-2772 or visit www.seagullcentury.org.      

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