Tour De Vance to be April 26

Apr. 07, 2014 @ 07:14 PM

United Way of Vance County will hold its second Tour De Vance Bike Ride on April 26.

The event will offer 10-, 20- and 30-mile bike rides for adults.

There will also be two on-campus events for children — a Squeals On Wheels event for children ages 2 to 5 years old, hosted by the Girl Scouts, and a Bike Rodeo for kids ages 6 to 11, hosted by the Henderson Optimist Club. Participants in the children’s events will compete for trophies, ribbons and a new bike.

The cost of registration for the adult 30- and 60-mile rides is $40 per person. Registration for the 10-mile ride is $10 per person or $30 for a group of four.

The cost of registration for the children’s events is $3 per person.

Early registration is available online at Those registering online before 11:59 p.m. April 22 will receive a free T-shirt.

On the day of the race, on-site registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Vance County.

In case of inclement weather, the race will be canceled with no refunds.

For information, call (252) 492-8392, e-mail or go to