17th Annual CapCenter Cap2Cap Presented by Dominion Energy Returns to the Virginia Capital Trail
February 3, 2022
Custom ride experience featuring scenic views, open start/finish, and a post-ride party
RICHMOND, Va /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The CapCenter Cap2Cap Presented by Dominion Energy welcomes riders back to the Virginia Capital Trail on May 6th and 7th. Celebrating its 17th year, this family-friendly event features a paved course with scenic views, multiple distances, and a post-ride party with a live DJ and local artisans. Registration is now open at virginiacapitaltrail.org.
One of the region’s biggest cycling events, the annual ride features a flexible open start format, fully stocked rest stops, marked course, cheer zones, and fun post-ride parties sponsored by Quirk Hotel and James City County Parks and Recreation. Other benefits include course support, restroom facilities, sample ride itineraries, a lunch and beverage ticket, on-site pick up, and an after-party featuring local vendors at Chickahominy Riverfront Park on Friday, May 6th, or at Dorey Park on Saturday, May 7th. Cyclists unable to take part on a ride day can select a distance goal and ride virtually between May 1st and May 31st.
“CapCenter is honored to work with the Virginia Capital Trail and sponsor this year’s Cap2Cap,” says Ilya Kleyman, Senior Director, Marketing at CapCenter. “As a company with deep, decades long roots in the community around the Trail itself, we’ve always been enthusiastic supporters of the Foundation’s mission and are excited to field a team of riders for the event!”
Distance options include the Cap Trail Century Ride, Virginia Credit Union Half Century, Cap Trail Quarter Century, or the 7 to 10-mile Sentara Family Fun Ride. There is also a new 2-Day Challenge for cyclists seeking an additional challenge. Each ride offers beautiful scenic views along the paved Virginia Capital Trail that is separated from vehicle traffic. Registration includes an event bib, t-shirt, water bottle, drawstring bag, one raffle entry, and a 10% discount code to the online Trail store. Commemorative Bingo Beer Cap2Cap jerseys are also available for purchase. Registration fees range from $35 to $80 with a price increase on February 7. All proceeds benefit the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
“We are thrilled to continue the Cap2Cap tradition on the Virginia Capital Trail, encouraging riders and families to get active in the outdoors, while creating a unique, custom experience for our riders that brings the whole community together,” shares Cat Anthony, Executive Director of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
Established in 2005, the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation exists to protect, promote, and enhance the Virginia Capital Trail, and to serve as a resource, community builder, and connector to other trails throughout the Commonwealth. For more information visit virginiacapitaltrail.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.