Salisbury, MD, to Host Sea Gull Century
13 Aug, 2014
The 26th Annual Sea Gull Century, Wicomico County, Maryland’s, largest one-day sports tourism event, will be held on September 27th, 2014.
The ride will begin and end at Salisbury University on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Registration for the 2014 SGC will open on May 15, 2014 and will be carried at the website, www.seagullcentury.org.
The 2013 ride on October 5 boasted clear skies and unseasonably warm temperatures as well as 7,100 cyclists. This was the 25th such ride to be offered. Registered riders ranged from age 7 to 88 and came from 35 states and Canada.
In Salisbury, hotels were booked and restaurants were full throughout the weekend. The Century is Wicomico County’s largest one-day tourism event and has an estimated annual economic impact on the Lower Shore of $2.5 million. Many pedal for charities and nonprofits, including Women Supporting Women. Proceeds also benefit Wicomico County’s Habitat for Humanity, Salisbury Zoo and student scholarships, among others.
The website containing photos and information from this ride is available at www.seagullcentury.org.