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Cycling Grand Prix Returns to Malvern in July

View a map of the race route for the Chesco Grand Prix bicycle race series, which lands in Malvern Monday, July 8.

The streets of Malvern Borough will once again become the route of a bicycle race this summer.

Dozens of cyclists participated in seven races last year at the Malvern criterium of the inaugural Chesco Grand Prix. The race will return to Malvern July 8, and the race route can be viewed as a PDF attached to this article.

    See photos from last year's race

"Hopefully it won't be 105 degrees like it was last year," organizer Frank Ortner said at a meeting of the Malvern Business and Professional Association, which is sponsoring the event.

Here are the confirmed 2013 race dates from chescograndprix.com:

July 4: Chesco Road Race and BBQ (Unionville)
July 7: Third annual Coatesville Classic 4-9 PM
July 8: Malvern Criteriums   5-9 PM
July 9: Parkesburg Criteriums   5-9 PM
July 10: Eagle Criteriums 5-9   PM
July 11: Phoenixville   Criteriums 5-9 PM
July 12: Oxford Criteriums 5-9   PM
July 13: Kennett Square   Criteriums/Series Final 3-8 PM
July 14: Chesco Tour recreational ride throughout Chester County (Location TBD)

Eagle is "an unincorporated community in Upper Uwchlan Township," according to Wikipedia.

Mark Matje May 08, 2013 at 05:36 PM
Bike Race preparation is coming together wonderfully! This is going to be a wonderful community event surrounded by a professional bike race. Be prepared for full media blitz coming in June....
Domenic Lopez May 09, 2013 at 08:43 PM
The cycling will be exciting! -for sure. This year, all profits from this event will benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand (Foundation for Childhood Cancer).

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