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The Biking of el Vendrell will celebrate its 7th edition with TV3 Marathon

El Vendrell. Costa Dorada. May 9th 2012. The weekend of 26 and 27 May will be the 70th Festival of the Bicycle with many new features. A key will be close collaboration between the Festival of the Bicycle and TV3 Marathon. Under the slogan "pedal together for the same cause," try to collect as much money for this charitable initiative aimed at combating poverty. All persons who wish may contribute by making a donation of one dollar and enter the draw for a bike. To explain the development of this initiative, Marathon Sunday connect live with Tomas Molina, the weatherman on TV3, which relatarà from the Ramblas Vendrell, such activity has been developed. Another of the most outstanding innovations will take place on Saturday 26 at Las Ramblas. This is the whole show on wheels, which can be visited from 10 to 13 from 17 to 20 h. These workshops are open to the public, discussed issues ranging from road safety through basic to repair a bicycle. The same Saturday, after 21 h, will be the fifth cadence Night. Both participants in the show as the cadence enter the draw for sports equipment. On Sunday 27, at eleven in the morning, the activity will take place with the star out of bicycles and carriages. The tour will begin at Sports Camp Avenue and end at the Rambla. From one o'clock in the Rambla, delivered the awards, which have an economic value that of 150 to 350 euros, although you can also win a dinner for two or a ham, among others. Contest stories 2.0 Another important developments this year is the contest through Facebook accounts to the Department of the City of Festivals. Titled "Stories on Wheels," all persons wishing to participate in the contest must write a story or tell a story that have experienced related to the bicycle world and hang it on the wall of the social network. The term Admission of stories ends on May 23. The author of the winning story will receive a voucher for two people consisting of an entrance to the Wellness Center area of ​​sea. Eva Moreno, Councillor Citizens of the City of El Vendrell, said that despite the increase of activities regarding the budget of the festival of cycling was reduced by 33% over the previous year. He also added that "we explain the remarkable efforts made by the Festival Committee to get a program with more activities than last year but with a savings of 33% of the budget. Therefore, we especially thank the support of businesses, shops and family businesses that have collaborated with their sponsorship to make this event so important and ingrained in our town, which is now in the seventy year with a health iron. "

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