Tour de Trails Bicycle Challenge

The Columbus Park Foundation presents the 2013 Tour de Trails Bicycle Challenge! This great event will be held Saturday, May 18th at Mill Race Park. All proceeds go towards the maintenance and expansion of the People and Bike Trail System. Help us meet our goal of bringing our trail system within 3 blocks of 90% of our residents. Before the race you can join us for a smoothie provided by Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Invite your children, spouse, parents or other relatives and friends for a day of fun! All riders 15 or over must register and those under 15 years of age must be with a registered adult rider.

The folowing rides are available:

  • 20K City Ride (about 12.43 miles)

A perfect distance for the sights of nature and the city that the whole family can enjoy!  There will be several SAG stops full of snacks including homemade cookies and drinks. 

  • 50K For the Ultimate Bike Enthusiasts (about 31.07 miles)

Test your endurance and athletism on this exciting challenge.  But don't think that we won't have some fun things for you along the way, including wine tasting at Simmons Winery.  There will be other SAG stops with snacks including homemade cookies and drinks along the trail.

  • 75K Challenging Hilly Trek with Great Scenery (about 46.6 miles)

This Must Do Ride shows off some beautiful spring scenery throughout the hills of Bartholomew and Brown Counties.  Some "must see" sites include Pikes Peak, Grandview Lake, Harrison Lake and the famous Story Inn where we recommend you enjoy some lunch and entertainment.  There will be SAG stops with homemade cookies and other snacks and drinks.

On site registration and packet pick will be open 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Rolling start for all rides begins at 9:30 a.m. All riders are encouraged to begin no later than 10:30 a.m.

Entry Fee (No Refunds):

  • $20 before 4/15
  • $25 on or after 4/15

Bike helmets are required at all times, road rules apply to the People Trails and please be courteous to other participants.  Course closes at 2:00 p.m. for all riders!!  T-shirts are guarenteed for entries received by 4/14!

Register online, over the phone (812)376-2680 or fill out a registration form and drop it off at Donner Center or mail it to: Tour de Trails Bike Challenge, PO Box 858, Columbus IN 47202. We accept cash, check (made out to Columbus Park Foundation), Visa and MasterCard.

We hope to see you the day of the race!

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