Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou

Event Date

Sun, Apr 27, 2014

Address

Louisville, KY

About This Activity

Tour de Lou’ is the newest event to be added to the Kentucky Derby Festival’s schedule for 2014.  KDF is partnering with the Louisville Bicycle Club to produce Tour de Lou, scheduled for Sunday, April 27.  The Festival’s inaugural bike event is for all ages and all levels of experience.

The Tour de Lou route will be an open course, which will start and finish at Waterfront Park near Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville.  There also will be three separate distances based on experience levels:

  • 4 miles – Beginner/Family ride (Streets will be closed for the 4 mile family ride.)
  • 20 miles – Beginner/New to cycling (Open course, no streets closed.)
  • 35 miles – Moderate/Experienced (Open course, no streets closed.)

The course includes a scenic Olmsted Park Tour showcasing Shawnee, Chickasaw, Wayside, Iroquois and Cherokee parks.  Cyclists on the more experienced rides will also travel through neighborhoods around the city from Downtown along Main Street and Waterfront Park, to Portland, Algonquin and South Louisville; as well as Old Louisvlle NULU, the Highlands and Butchertown.

 

Entry fees for the 2014 Tour de Lou:

Adults (12 and over)

$35 from Nov. 1 – January 31, 2014

$45 from Feb. 1 – March 31, 2014

$50 from April 1 – April 14, 2014

Children (11 and under)

$10 from Nov. 1 – January 31, 2014

$15 from Feb. 1 – March 31, 2014

$20 from April 1 – April 14, 2014

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