River to Sea Bike Ride completes 33rd annual event
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The 33rd Annual River to Sea Bike Ride took place on Saturday, May 6, starting at the intersection of Princess and 2nd Streets.
The 20-mile bike ride traveled from downtown Wilmington, along the Sea Coast Railroad, to Wrightsville Beach and back again.
North Front Street between Market and Princess streets, and Princess Street between 2nd and Front streets were closed to traffic so participants could gather at the starting point of the ride and check in at 6:15 a.m.
Cyclists departed at 7 a.m. and were scheduled to arrive at Wrightsville Beach Park close to 8:15 a.m., and then take a 15-20 minute break before beginning the second half of the race, which cyclists are expected to finish at 10 a.m. Police will stop traffic at several intersections along the route but will not close any roads or lanes.
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