FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2013Cleveland Metroparks is proud to be affiliated with the National Senior Games Association for the 2013 Senior Games event in Cleveland.Cleveland Metroparks is hosting three events within the Park District and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. On Tuesday, July 23, the athletes will tackle the terrain at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for the 5K Road Race, which kicks off at 8 a.m. and involves several loops around the Zoo.A section of Valley Parkway in the Rocky River Reservation, from Mastick Road/Puritas Avenue to Cedar Point Road, will be closed from about 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, July 25 for the 5K and 10K Cycling Time Trial events. Access to Rocky River Nature Center on those days will be available via Shepard Lane, off Mastick Road, only.The 10K Cycling Time Trial event begins at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24 with a rider starting every 30 seconds. The starting line is at South Mastick Picnic Area and cyclists will head south on Valley Parkway, turn around at Cedar Point Road, and return to the picnic area.The 5K Cycling Time Trial event begins at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 25 with a rider starting every 30 seconds. The starting line is again at South Mastick Picnic Area and cyclists will head south on Valley Parkway to the finish line just a little north of Cedar Point Road.MEDIA CONTACTS: Cleveland Metroparks Marketing and Public RelationsJoe Yachanin (216) 635-3310 Sue Allen (216) 635-3338 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org -30- Cleveland Metroparks - Discover, Protect, Enjoy!