For Immediate Release
Monday, May 6, 2013
Contact: Taylor Lenz
(703) 361-6599 x104
Historic Manassas, Inc. Hosts Bike to Work Day Pit Stop
Manassas, VA— Friday, May 17th is Bike to Work Day! Join Historic Manassas, Inc., the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, and Bull Run Bicycles for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work. Historic Manassas, Inc. will host one of 70 pit stops in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area. To participate, go to www.biketoworkmetrodc.org and register. Then, on May 17th bike to the Manassas-VRE pit stop, at the Harris Pavilion between 6 am and 9 am. Pick up a free t-shirt, water bottles, snacks and free trip passes for the VRE. Bull Run Bicycles will be there to provide bike safety tune-ups.
Bike to Work Day was started by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956. It is now a nationwide effort to get commuters to try bicycling to work as a healthy and safe alternative to driving. Over 12,000 commuters participated in 2012. This event will be held rain or shine!
About Historic Manassas, (HMI), Inc.
Established in 1985, Historic Manassas, Inc. (HMI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located at in Old Town Manassas, Va. Its mission is to revitalize, preserve and enhance the economic base that ensures the rich tradition, history and charm of Old Town Manassas, Va. HMI is 25-year accredited member of the Virginia Main Street program which encourages economic development and rejuvenation of old towns in Virginia. Included in Southern Living Magazine and Woman’s Day magazine for places to travel, Old Town Manassas was also listed by Washingtonian magazine as one of Washington, D.C.’s “best places to live.” For more information about Historic Manassas, Inc. and details on upcoming community events, visit their web site at www.visitmanassas.org or call 703. 361.6599.