Now in its 14th 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 17, 2019!
Annual Bike Ride to Raise Funds for City's Reforestation Projects
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation
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 17, 2019. 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. Mayor Sylvester Turner will be on hand to start and ride in the event with the route heading north to Lake Houston.
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 (click to download)
Each year a new route is featured to meet the Mayor’s objective to showcase Houston neighborhoods. 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
YOUR REGISTRATION MAKES AN IMPACT!
Every dollar raised through Tour de Houston registration fees directly funds Re-Plant Houston. In order to plant more trees and make Houston a greener city, we ask riders who wish to receive an official 2019 Tour de Houston event t-shirt make an additional $10 donation. Event shirts are not included in the price of registration. Check out this year's design!
Order Your Official Tour de Houston Bike Jersey!
2019 Tour de Houston bike jerseys are available for $60. Pre-order yours by February 18. Sizes and availability will be extremely limited after February 18, so make sure to order yours ahead of time.
Sunday, March 17, 2019
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
- February 5 - 18: $35 (13 and older)
- February 19 - March 16: $40 (13 and older)
- March 17: $45 (13 and older)
- Kids 12 and Under: $20 through Ride Day
CASH, CREDIT CARDS, AND CHECKS ACCEPTED ON RIDE DAY.
*Online registration closes at 8:00 a.m. on March 17, 2019. Walk-up registration will open at 6:00 a.m. on March 17, 2019.
Packet Pickup Information:
- Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
- Saturday, March 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sun & Ski (Westheimer location)
- Sunday, March 17 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at City Hall
2019 Tour de Houston Sponsors:
Title Sponsor Apache Corporation, Michelob Ultra, Sun & Ski, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Corner Bakery, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Peak 1 Sports, The Eagle, 106.9/107.5, Telemundo Houston, BP MS150, KIND Healthy Snacks, Houston Avocado Company, the Kolache Factory, Sprouts Farmers Market, 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 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. To transfer a registration, please contact us.
Interested in volunteering for Tour de Houston?