COVID 19 Advisory Issued for Natchaug Epic

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COVID 19 Advisory Issued for Natchaug Epic 

Organizers to Postpone March 29 Regional Outdoor Event

THOMPSON, CT. (March 15, 2020) – Citing several factors including guidelines from USAC and the State of Connecticut, organizers must postpone the second edition of the Natchaug Epic, a gravel cycling tour of Connecticut’s Quiet Corner. This decision was not taken lightly and has taken several days weighing the need to continue normal daily activities against the need for public health and unforeseen medical consequences. 

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/connecticut/articles/2020-03-12/school-closures-mount-as-connecticut-records-new-virus-case

https://www.usacycling.org/article/usa-cycling-statement-on-covid-19

“Everyone at the Natchaug Epic feels for all of the participants, staff, and families affected. We’re living through an unprecedented situation, and we’ll keep you informed as we continue to work through all of the details and implications,” said co-founder Richard Fries.

With considerable testing remaining, the impact of this pandemic is yet to be known. Organizers expect to issue a make-up date in the coming weeks as governments and medical professionals refine regional, national and global remediation. Upon clearance from informed authorities and establishment of a new event date, participant registrations will be credited toward a future date.

The Natchaug Epic is a part of the KMC CrossFest family of events. Having a history starting with the Providence CrossFest through today’s KMC Classic held in Thompson, Connecticut. 

Contact: Eddie Medina, Media@kmccrossfest.com

Richard Fries, Richard@kmccrossfest.com 

Website: http://kmccrossfest.com/natchaug-epic-2/

Registration: https://www.bikereg.com/natchaug-epic-20 

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