Tour de Parks is a 16, 37 and 62 mile on-road bicycle tour along the beautiful paved trails and roads of Sarasota County, Florida. The 16 mile route is entirely on paved bike trail. The tour features a continental breakfast provided by FirstWatch, The Daytime Cafe; rest stops along ride routes with drinks and snacks; mobile SAG support; commemorative sport-wicking t-shirt; and a full catered lunch at ride end. Special Tour de Parks lodging rates available at www.Bentleyshotel.com.
REGISTRATION FEE: $35. NOTE: YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE BY MARCH 7th TO GUARANTEE YOUR T-SHIRT. Register online here on active.com (small processing fee applies for online registration). YOU CAN REGISTER ONLINE UP TO MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 3/21/14. For mail-in registration, download an Official Entry Form from the LegacyTrailFriends.org website and follow the instructions on the form. Official Entry Forms and advance registration are also available at Bicycles International, 1744 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL until Friday, March 21. Packet pick-up and day before the event registration will be available on 3/22/2014 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Real Bikes, 581 US 41 By-Pass, Bird Bay Plaza, Venice, FL. Registration also accepted at the event on the day of the ride. Day of event ride registration and check-in is from 7 to 8 AM at the Venice Trail Depot, 303 E. Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285. Breakfast from 7 to 8:30 AM; 62 & 37 Mile Rides Start at 8 AM; 16 Mile Ride starts at 9 AM. For your safety, NO MASS START. Lunch 11 AM to 2 PM. All ride support ends at 2 PM. No rain date, no refunds. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. Riders under 18 years require parent?s consent. Tour de Parks 2014 is a benefit for the extension of the Legacy Trail north to downtown Sarasota. All profits will go to the Extension Fund. Friends of The Legacy Trail is an all-volunteer, non-profit group of local citizens. We have non-profit status, and all donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.