Register in person on Fri, Apr 5
at Expo/Packet Pickup

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Check out all the info below.       Rider limit:  2,000 

To register select one of three (3) options:

(1) Main Event:  100K (61 mi) or 50K (34 mi), choose (a) or (b)
(a)  RIDE FOR FREEearn your entry by raising/contributing money for MARC Community Services.  
(2)  Fun Ride of 10 or 5 miles – registration opens end January
(3)  Bike Patrol for all distances – registration opens end January

20 January:  registration is open 

2 April:  online registration closes

5 April:  LAST CHANCE to register at 
                Expo/Packet Pickup  – in person only

Event Details

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Entry Fees

To ride in the 100K (61 mi) or 50K (34 mi),  you will be paying one entry fee to Perimeter Bicycling Association of America Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Your fee includes a processing & registration fee and a contribution to Marc Community Resources,  Inc.,   The entry fee varies according to the schedule below.     The earlier you register the more you save!

ONLINE REG closes on
Tuesday 2 April.

A service fee is added to the total fees for online registration.

Prefer to register on a Paper application ?  Please register at Expo/Packet Pickup on Friday, April 5  – Cash, check or money order only – Learn more.

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Learn More About El Tour

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Event Benefits for all Registered Cyclists

  • Medallion to all finishers
  • Free admission to the Tour Expo/Packet Pickup
  • Event poster for all fully registered 
  • Fruit, snacks and water at aid stations every 7-12 miles
  • SAG support
  • Opportunity to earn special Awards
  • Traffic control on route
  • First Aid support
  • Subscription to Tail Winds newspaper online
  • Electronically timed finish
  • Results published on website and Tail Winds

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You Must Familiarize Yourself With All Event Rules.

Some notable ones are below, please read the rest HERE :

  • Aerobars are prohibited in all Perimeter Bicycling events. If they are on your bike, please remove them prior to the ride.
  • CPSC-approved helmet required to be worn properly.
  • Earbuds in BOTH ears are prohibited.  One earbud is allowed but is discouraged so that you may be more aware of your surroundings.
  • Human powered vehicles only – no motor/assisted (gas or electric) bicycles.
  • The course closes at 1:30pm. After 1:30pm you will be SAG’d to the finish line.  Aid stations close BEFORE 1:30pm following a schedule that allows cyclists to finish by 1:30pm.  If you fall behind the closing schedule, you may lose route support.  Please be mindful of this when you choose your ride distance!
  • REGISTRATION FOR 2019 is open on January 20!
    No registration on ride day except for Fun Ride

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KHS Bike

You could be the lucky winner of a KHS- Bike!  All who register for the
100K or 50K distances will be in the drawing.
Winner will be picked and announced
on ride day, April 6th at the start lines.  


Write to        info (a)
Call (520) 745-2033