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BBVA Compass Tour de HoustonTour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation Set for Sunday, March 15, 2015

Annual Bike Ride to Raise Funds for City's Reforestation Projects

Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation, the annual fundraising bike ride, will take place Sunday, March 15, 2015. Now in its 10th year, the annual bike ride offers Houstonians and visitors a unique way to view the city with routes winding through Houston’s historic neighborhoods, scenic districts and parks while raising funds for the city’s Reforest Houston program.  With three ride length options, the Tour de Houston is the perfect event for leisure riders or cycling enthusiasts. In addition, it is a BP MS 150 recommended training ride. Riders will start and end at City Hall located at 901 Bagby. The Mayor’s Office of Special Events is planning for an estimated 5,000 riders.

2015 Day of Event Registration

Sponsorship Information

Each year a new route is featured to meet the Mayor’s objective to showcase Houston neighborhoods.  The 20, 40 and 60-mile ride is a BP MS 150 approved training ride. Sponsor receives total exclusivity regarding promotion of brand on-site at the start / finish line, rest stop areas, & hospitality area specific to business category. The Mayor’s Office of Special Events produces events to create civic celebration and enhance the community.  Proceeds benefit Houston Parks and Recreation Department through the Houston Parks Board, a Texas 501(c)(3) non-profit.  Sponsorship is tax-deductible.

Bayou City Classic

For those who prefer to leave the bike at home and run, the 38th Annual Bayou City Classic presented by Apache will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 14 in Downtown Houston. Proceeds from the 10K Race and the family friendly 5K Fun Run & Walk will be donated to The Houston Parks Board for trees.  Strollers are welcome in the 5k.

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