MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The 2020 Sea Otter Classic will be held here the first weekend in October, organizers announced Tuesday. The event had originally been scheduled for April but was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.
The Classic will be Oct. 1-4 and will be preceded, as usual, by the Bicycle Leadership Conference, which will be Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Monterey. The BLC is produced by PeopleForBikes with the Sea Otter organization.
Frank Yohannan, Sea Otter’s president and CEO, told event sponsors of the new date in an email Tuesday afternoon. “Other than the date changes, the schedules for Sea Otter and BLC will remain essentially the same,” he said in the email.
“Based on many discussions we’ve had with our supporters, I expect the October Sea Otter Classic to be a huge success. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you in October!” he wrote.
A representative for the event said a web FAQ will be posted Tuesday with answers to questions about the date switch.
PeopleForBikes also issued a press release about the date change.
“The new dates won’t change the setting (the beautiful Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa on Monterey Bay) or the attendee list (that …read more