Firecracker 500 to feature bike races

June 30, 1998

Supersports Arena in Eldersburg will sponsor a Firecracker 500 Bicycle Race and Family Fun Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Bicycle races for all ages are available. Activities start with races by experienced, licensed riders at 8: 30 a.m. Spectators can also race, and medals will be given through third place.

During the afternoon, children age 2 and older can participate in age-graded races. Cost is $10 for ages 11 and older, free for

children younger than age 11.

Races start about 2: 15 p.m. and are one-quarter mile for ages 2 to 5, one mile for ages 6 to 10, and five miles for ages 11 to 17, 18 to 34 and 35 and older.

Other activities include stunt cyclists, games and drawings for prizes. A free buffet lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

Proceeds go to Carroll County Association of Retarded Persons.

The arena is on Progress Way off Route 32, north of Route 26. Information: Larry Black at 301-831-5151 or 410-795-2929, or Stephen Yencha at 301-854-5508.

Fire

Sykesville: Firefighters responded to an unknown type of fire in the 7600 block of Gaither Road at 9: 38 p.m. Saturday.

Pub Date: 6/30/98

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