New Albany Classic ends after 20 years

NEW ALBANY, OH (WCMH) — After 20 years, the New Albany Classic is hanging up its helmet.

The event posted the following message on its website Tuesday:

After 20 years of extraordinary success in raising support and awareness for family violence,
The Classic has hung up its helmet.

Thank you to our volunteers, sponsors, guests, vendors and competitors who helped The Classic end its successful run as the most productive Grand Prix fundraiser in the history of the sport in the United States. The Classic raised more than $32 million for the critical services provided to family violence victims by
The Center for Family Safety and a Healing. We are grateful to our generous community for this extraordinary support.

For more information about how you can continue to be a part of this work, go to provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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