Tour de Parks 2013
Start: Sunday, March 24, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (EDT)
Venice , FL 34285
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
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 trails and streets of the Island of Venice. The tour features a continental breakfast provided by FirstWatch, The Daytime Cafe; rest stops along ride routes with drinks and snacks; mobile SAG support; a full lunch at ride’s end.
<br T-SHIRT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE ENTRY UNTIL MIDNIGHT 3/8/12.
REGISTRATION FEE: $35.
Registration fee is free for ages 14 and under and for 75+. No Online registration for FREE ENTRY. Free "14 and under" entry must be accompained by a registered adult entry. Free registration by mail before March 16, 2013.
Obtain an Official Entry Form from LegacyTrailFriends.org website or by request from FLT, P.O. Box 1644, Nokomis, FL 34274.
Packet pick-up and day before the event registration will be available on 3/23/2013 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Real Bikes, 581 US 41 By-Pass, BIrd Bay Plaza, Venice, FL 34285.
Registrations will be accepted on the day of the ride, 7 to 8 am, but you must pre-register by 3/8/2013 to guarantee your ride t-shirt.
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED.
Riders under 18 years require parent’s consent.
MAIL IN REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY 3/16/13 TO ASSURE RECEIPT BY THE DAY OF THE EVENT. YOU CAN REGISTER ON-LINE UP TO MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 3/22/13. Day of Event Ride check-in opens 7 AM at the Venice Trail Depot, 303 E. Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285.
(Directions: From I-75, take Exit 193 at Jacaranda Blvd. Go south on Jacaranda Blvd. At the round-about, go west on Venice Avenue for 3.4 miles to the road's end at the Intracoastal Waterway. Do not cross over the Venice Avenue Bridge.
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.
This event is presented by Friends of The Legacy Trail, a chapter of Friends of Sarasota County Parks. We are a non-profit group of local citizens promoting the rail-trails of Sarasota county. The ride is a benefit for parks and trails in Sarasota county and all proceeds go to support parks and volunteer efforts. We have 501C(3) non-profit status and all donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
For more information, contact MJ Rouvet 941-484-8964 or e-mail TourDeParks@LegacyTrailFriends.org.