The Annual Tour de Charleston Bike Race, presented by the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, offers a 12.5, 25, or 50 mile bike race. The 3 cycling courses begin at the historic Coles County Courthouse Square in Charleston, Illinois and travel through scenic rolling hills and bucolic rural landscapes in Coles & Clark Counties.
The Tour de Charleston Bike Race is a timed event. All participants who pre-register by September 3, will receive a participant packet and a tshirt. Online registration will close on September 24th at 4:00 PM. Day of registration will be available.
Awards will be presented to overall male & female winner in all three races along with the top 3 males & females in each of the following age divisions:
- 18 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over
Whether you're interested in improving your time or just enjoying the view, it’ll be a great day!
The Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization whose primary purpose is to promote and support the growth and development of the local business community.
The Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to serve as the event director for the Tour de Charleston. Funding for the Tour de Charleston is provided in part by the City of Charleston Tourism Fund.
Event details and schedule
The race start location will be the Charleston City Hall located 520 Jackson Avenue located in the southwest corner of the historic Coles County Courthouse Square.
Pre-Registry Packet Pick-Up
- 5-7:00 PM on 9/24/2021
- 6:30-7:30 AM on 9/25/2021
We will begin at 8:00 AM. Signed waivers, ID, and helmets ARE required. Please dress according to the weather.