2011 Tour de Peninsula Family Recreational Ride

From SVBC:

This delightful day of cycling and outdoor fun with family and friends is based on the shores of San Francisco bay in scenic Coyote Point Park, and this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. Choose from a variety of routes to suit everyone from young children and first time riders to serious cyclists. Throughout the day, during and after the ride, family fun activities take place in the park, with a children’s playground, barbecuing, picnics, live music, and equally lively conversation. Proceeds benefit San Mateo County Parks Foundation and Bicycle Sunday—car-free biking on Canada Road.

Route Options
Kids/Family Route: 1-3 miles on bike trail in Coyote Point Park begins at 12 noon.

Short Route for beginner to intermediate cyclists: 20 miles begins at 8 am.

Long Route for intermediate to experienced cyclists: 31 miles begins at 8 am.

Metric Century for advanced cyclists: 63 miles (contains short-cut for 56-mile option) begins at 7 am.

Through June 30: Kids 11 and under are free. 12-16 years are $20. Adults 17 and over are $40.

Through August 3: Kids 11 and under are free. 12-16 years are $25. Adults 17 and over are $45. Day of Event: Kids 11 and under are free. 12-16 years are $25. Adults 17 and over are $50. Paid Registration for 12 and older includes T-shirt. ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Participants are encouraged to register online by July 29, by visitinghttp://www.supportparks.org/tdp/. Ride-day registration is available, beginning at 6:00 am.

General Enquiries
tdp@supportparks.org, 650-321-1638

To Volunteer
Visit www.supportparks.org/tdp/volunteers.html or volunteer tab on TdP pages at Supportparks.org, or call 650-321-5812


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