February 23, 2015
Tour de Houston/Bayou City Classic Presented by Apache Corporation
Highlight Mayor's Wellness Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, 2015
Tour de Houston
Ride your bike or run to benefit Houston parks and promote physical fitness!
Join us on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston 77002, for Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation. This is the 10th anniversary of Houston's premier urban bike ride that starts in beautiful downtown Houston. Your registration fee will benefit the RE-Plant Houston Program managed by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD).
With three distance options, there's something for everyone! Distance options include a 60-mile route starting at 7:30 a.m., a 40-mile route that begins at 8:00 a.m. and a 20-mile route that starts at 8:30 a.m. For those riding in the BP MS150, this is a recommended training ride. Volunteers and cyclists will enjoy a free post-ride party back at City Hall with a live band, complimentary food, snacks and drinks.
Registration is open online until March 13, 2015. The day of the event, there will be an opportunity to register in person by cash and check only. The registration fee is $40 for adults and $20 for children, 12 and under. For more details on the bike ride, including registration and packet pick-up locations, visit https://www.tourdehouston.org/.
Bayou City Classic
The Mayor's Wellness Weekend also includes the 38th Annual Bayou City Classic Presented by Apache Corporation on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at City Hall. Proceeds from this event will be donated to The Houston Parks Board for trees.
For those who prefer to leave the bike at home and run, the Bayou City Classic Presented by Apache Corporation includes a 10K race that begins at 8:00 a.m. and a family-friendly 5K Fun Run & Walk that begins at 8:20 a.m. Both races begin and finish near City Hall with a loop through downtown and along Allen Parkway. Registration is open until February 28, 2015.
For more information and to register for the Bayou City Classic Presented by Apache Corporation, please visit www.bayoucityclassic.org.For more information about HPARD, visit https://www.houstontx.gov/parks/. Follow us on social media for any changes and updates: @MayorsEvents and www.Facebook.com/HoustonSpecialEvents.