The 10th annual Tour de Lakes bike ride presented by Lees Summit Parks & Recreation will be held rain of shine. The ride, which honors the memory of Tom Logan, a long-time Lees Summit resident and avid bike rider, includes three courses with the longest ride encompassing five area lakes throughout Grandview, Kansas City, Lees Summit, and Blue Springs.
Registration fees are $25 for participants ages 14-and-older and $20 for 13-and-under (after June 24, fees increase $5). Proceeds from Tour de Lakes will benefit the New Longview Foundation and the Legacy for Parks Foundation. Packet pickup and late registration is Friday June 24, 5-7 p.m. at Gusto! Coffee Shop (3390 Southwest Fascination Drive, Lee's Summit, 816-767-1100) and the morning of the ride from 5:45-6:45am at Longview Recreation Center parking lot.
Tour de Lakes starts at the Longview Recreation Center located at View High and Third Street in Lees Summit near New Longview. There is a short, 10-mile ride that encircles Longview Lake. A slightly longer 32-mile ride that includes Longview Lake and Raintree Lake. The longest course is 63 miles and tours Longview Lake, Raintree Lake, Lakewood, Blue Springs Lake, and Lake Jacomo (mileage is subject to change).
For more information about Tour de Lakes or to download a registration form, visit www.tourdelakes.org or www.lsparks.net or call 816-969-1500. Registrations may be made online at www.lsparks.net or www.active.com.
Sat., June 25, 7 a.m., 2011