2018 Tour de Houston presented by Apache Corporation

Houston, TX

Now in its 13th year, the Tour de Houston presented by Apache Corporation is the perfect outdoor event for all cyclist levels, from the leisure rider to cycling competitors, and it is a recommended BP MS150 training ride. The ride will conclude with a post-ride party at City Hall for participants and volunteers with live music and lunch.

Join us Sunday, March 18, 2018!

Annual Bike Ride to Raise Funds for City's Reforestation Projects
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation March 18, 2018

Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation is a fundraising bike ride that benefits Houston's Reforestation Program. The ride will take place Sunday, March 18, 2018. This annual event offers Houstonians and visitors a unique way to view the city with bike routes winding through Houston’s historic neighborhoods, scenic districts and parks. 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. Mayor Sylvester Turner will be on hand to start and ride in the event with the route heading south to Clear Lake Park.

This event begins and ends in Hermann Square at City Hall located at 901 Bagby. Riders and volunteers can also enjoy a post-ride party that includes live music, free food, and beverages.

FREE PARTICIPANT PARKING: Lot C and H - at corner of Memorial and Houston Avenue for cars with roof top bike racks. Theater District Parking on Rusk between Bagby and Smith for cars with trunk mounted bike racks.

Rules of the Road for TdH (pdf)

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 the Houston Parks and Recreation Department through Houston Civic Events, Inc., a Texas 501(c)(3) non-profit. Sponsorship is tax-deductible.

*mileage is not exact

Every dollar raised through registration fees will directly fund the Re-Plant Houston program. In order to plant more trees and make Houston a greener city, we ask riders who wish to receive a 2018 Tour de Houston t-shirt make an additional $10 donation.
Event shirts are not included in the price of registration.

Event Shirt Designed
by Houston artist


Official Tour de Houston bike jerseys are available for $60. A limited number of jerseys will be available for purchase at the ride.

Second Production Run for guaranteed home delivery on or around April 16. Order online here.

Second Run Production
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Event Info:
Sunday, March 18, 2018
6:00 a.m.: Check-in and Registration
7:30 a.m.: 60 Mile Ride
8:00 a.m.: 40 Mile Ride
8:15 a.m.: 20 Mile Ride
*No riders will be allowed to leave the Start Line after 8:15 a.m. Please arrive on time.

*mileage is not exact

Registration Information:
  • January 20 - February 2: $30 (13 and older)
  • February 3-16: $35 (13 and older)
  • February 17 - March 17: $40 (13 and older)
  • March 18: $45 (13 and older)
  • Kids 12 and Under: $20 through Ride Day


*Online registration closes at 8:00 a.m. on March 18, 2018. Walk-up registration will open at 6:00 a.m. on March 18, 2018.

Packet Pickup Information:

  • Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Saturday, March 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sun & Ski (Westheimer location)
  • Sunday, March 18 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at City Hall

Tour de Houston Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Apache Corporation
Michelob Ultra, Sun & Ski, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages, Motiva, Raising Cane’s, Peak 1 Sports, Sprouts Farmers Market, Corner Bakery, BP MS150, KIND Healthy Snacks, Houston Avocado Company, The Kolache Factory, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, The Pickle Juice Company, Southwest Airlines, ABC 13, Greensheet, Telemundo Houston, The Eagle, 106.9/107.5, KSBJ-God Listens and multiple City Departments.

The Tour de Houston is produced by the Mayor’s Office of Special Events. Funds raised will benefit the city’s reforestation program managed by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department.

Registration fees for the Tour de Houston are non-refundable. Should you choose not to participate, you may transfer your registration to another rider. Refunds will not be made under any circumstances.

When & Where

Mar 18, 2018


7:30 AM

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