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Villa Charities 11th Annual Giro Cycling Fundraiser May 28

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Cyclists pass the starting line at Giro 2016  ©  Luigi Pullano
May 16, 2017 (Maple, ON) – Villa Charities Foundation salutes Italy’s renowned Giro d’Italia with our 11th annual Giro cycling fundraiser event on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Eagles Nest Golf Club in Maple, ON.

Giro 2017 will take cyclists through the scenic landscapes of Vaughan and Caledon  ©  Luigi Pullano
Giro is an exhilarating and challenging bike route that will take cyclists through the countryside of Vaughan, the hills of Caledon and other surrounding picturesque areas. Experience Italian-themed rest stops, inspired by the regions of the 100th annual Giro d’Italia, along the way. With over 260 riders expected to participate in this year’s event, Giro 2017 will play a significant role in raising funds required to ensure that Villa Charities can continue to provide its unique brand of high-quality, culturally sensitive programs and services for the community.

WCC Team at Giro 2016  ©  Luigi Pullano
Giro 2017

– Villa Charities Giro takes place on May 28, 2017
– This unique, fast-paced cycling event will start and finish at Eagles Nest Golf Club in Maple, ON
– The Grand Marshall will officially start the ride at 8:00am
Giro cyclists’ endurance and skills will be put to the test as they cycle the full route, GranFondo (100km), or the  shorter route, MediaFondo (60km)
– As a nod to the Giro d’Italia tradition, the Maglia Rosa (pink jersey) will be presented to the top Giro 2017 fundraiser
– Over 260 cyclists will participate in the 2017 ride
– Rest stops along the route will provide snacks and water to ensure the cyclists are safe and healthy

Cyclists will tackle either the 100km GranFondo route or 60km MediaFondo route at Giro 2017  ©  Luigi Pullano
Villa Charities Giro is more than just a cycling event – it celebrates community and culture!
To find out more about Giro 2017 and to register, visit the official Giro website here.

As a nod to Italy’s famed Giro D’Italia, the top fundraisers of Giro 2017 will be recognized with the Maglia Rosa (Pink Jersey)  ©  Luigi Pullano

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