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Iowa City RAGBRAI unveils theme, logo

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Thousands of RAGBRAI riders will 'Book it to Iowa City' this July for an overnight stop. 

According to a news release, the theme, Book it to Iowa City, represents Iowa City's destination as an UNESCO city of literature, and the logo depicts the University of Iowa's Herky mascot riding a bicycle with the Old Capitol in the background.

Iowa City will be an overnight stop for RAGBRAI on Friday, July 27. RAGBRAI is the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, which will begin in Onawa on July 21 and end in Davenport on July 28. The annual event draws about 12,000 cyclist from around the world. Iowa City last hosted RAGBRAI in 1976. 

According to a press release, the headline act should be announced soon. 

To volunteer to help with this event go to: www.iowacityragbrai.com

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