• Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware”

    by  • September 3, 2015 • Events • 1 Comment

    The Tour de Delaware requires determination and perseverance. And if the road is flooded, it doesn't matter if you're the Governor of Delaware: you have to do what it takes.

    The Tour de Delaware requires determination and perseverance. And if the road is flooded, it doesn’t matter if you’re the Governor of Delaware: you still have to do what it takes.

    Dear Fellow riders:

    It’s that time again!

    Mark your calendar for Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware” on Sunday, November 8, 2015 starting at 8:00 a.m. (Note date change due to Hurricane Joaquin.)

    This year the route will be a ~50ish mile loop, with the start/end and exact route still being considered.

    If you would like to ride with Governor Markell on this year’s Tour, please RSVP by emailing Corey at Corey.Marshall-Steele@state.de.us. Once you’ve RSVP’d, Corey will be sending out more details as the date approaches.

    We hope that you will be able to join us for another terrific day!

    Marrty_250

     

     

    Marty Lessner is an attorney in Wilmington.

     

     

     

    MotivateTheFirstState.com:

    If you're no already, be sure to sign up at MotivateTheFirstState.com. That way - while you are riding with Governor Markell - you are simultaneously raising money for three Delaware charities.

    If you’re not already, be sure to sign up at MotivateTheFirstState.com too. That way – while you are riding with Governor Markell – you are simultaneously raising money for three Delaware charities. There’s no catch: all you have to do is ride and then log your miles!

     

     

    About

    James Wilson is the executive director of Bike Delaware. He is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (by whom he was named the 2014 Professional of the Year, Nonprofit Sector), the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Delaware Bicycle Council. He serves on the board of directors of Delaware Greenways and the Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance and as the co-chair of the policy committee of the Advisory Council on Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness. He holds engineering degrees from Yale University and the University of Texas at Austin and is the only registered lobbyist for cycling and walking in Delaware. He helped create, and continues to lead Bike Delaware's participation in, the Walkable Bikeable Delaware campaign. During his tenure as Bike Delaware's executive director, Delaware advanced in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings for five years in a row, farther and faster than any other state, ever.

    One Response to Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware”

    1. Bonface
      September 28, 2015 at 4:52 pm

      Ready to give and participate.

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