Tour de Shawnee Bike Ride

The Tour de Shawnee is a beautiful, scenic ride during which riders can experience the serenity of the rolling hills, farm land, Shawnee National Forest, Horseshoe Lake, historical sites such as the Thebes Courthouse and Mound City National Cemetery. Whether you are a seasoned veteran who likes the challenge of longer rides and difficult hills or are a beginner who likes to take it easy, we have a ride for you in the Tour de Shawnee. You will enjoy the camraderie of hundreds of other cyclists who come to the Tour de Shawnee year after year. Our rest stops are said to be some of the best featuring lots of homemade, freshly-prepared goodies and desserts. If you come just once, you’ll have to come back again and again!

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Latitude: 37.168661 Longitude: -89.351749 Elevation: 340 ft
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Event Dates

10/24/2015 – 10/24/2015

Admission Fee (if any)

Early Registration is from now until October 7, 2015 and costs $40. Registrations received by mail must be postmarked no later than October 7, 2015.

Only those registering by or before October 7, 2015 receive a free t-shirt at the event.

Registrations received on or after October 8, 2015 costs $40 (including the day of the event) and you will NOT receive a T-shirt.

Children 14 and under are free with a adult registered rider.

Participation Requirements (if any)

Each participant will be required to review and sign a release of liability in order to participate.

For participants under the age of 18 years, additional consents are required and a designated responsible adult must accompany the participant.

Cyclists should choose a route that meets their goals. Routes include 102.5 mile, 67 mile, 51 mile, 31 mile (flat), 31 mile (hilly) and 20 mile. Route maps are found HERE.

Rest Stops are located approximately every 10 miles on the routes and include beverages, food or snacks, and port-a-potties.

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