Heart of Hope Life Cycle

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Date: June 3, 2017

Event: Heart of Hope Life Cycle

Route distances: 5, 14, 26, 48 and 62 miles

About the event:

LifeCycle is a community-friendly bike tour for cyclists of every age and skill-level. We offer a challenging event for the Lycra-loving, hard-core cyclists, and also a fun and non-intimidating event for leisure cyclists and families. Five routes are offered with beautiful country scenery including Caddo and Desoto Parish and dipping into portions of East Texas. Event includes pre-ride breakfast-snacks, fully-stocked rest stops, lunch, Kids’ Fun Area, and a sponsor expo. Caddo, Desoto, and Panola Sheriffs will provide traffic relief on the courses along with SAG support for all routes.


Online registration is January 1st – June 1st. The first 400 registrants will receive a premium SWAG bag, and an event t-shirt, so get registered early! All registrants will receive a door prize ticket, and access to all after-ride activities. A finish-line medal will be given to all youth cyclists (12 and younger). Registration is non-refundable (no exceptions), but is transferrable.  Registration for children 0-2 are FREE, and children ages 3-12 is $10.00.

***Registration can be made via mail if desired. See printable, mail-in documents.

Mail in registration:

Heart of Hope

10420 Heart of Hope Way

Keithville, Louisiana 71047

Carb-Load Dinner

A Carb-Load Dinner is on tap for Friday, June 2, 2017 @ 6pm and is open to the public. Dinner will be offered for $5 donation. Please RSVP. Packet pick-up, and merchandise will be available for purchase.

Route Maps

NEW ROUTES UP TO 62 MILES! Routes will be avaliable for review January 15th

***Heart of Hope, event sponsors, and related parties are not responsible for any injuries incurred during training rides or events on these provided map routes.


*** Please note that helmets are required for all cyclists and NO headphones are allowed

for your safety ***

Packet pick-up

Packet pick-up will be offered at River City Cycling, Saturday, May 27th, as well as on Friday, June 2rd at the Carb-Load Dinner and at check-in the morning of event. Merchandise will also available at the Carb-Load Dinner.


Category                                                         Price
  • 5 Mile Family Fun Ride – Age 0-2 – FREE
  • 5 Mile Family Fun RideAge 3-12 $10.00 receives T-shirt & Medallion
  • 5 Mile Family Fun Ride – Age 13+ – $35.00 Jan 1 – March 14 / $40.00 March 15 – June 1 / $45.00 June 2,3
  • 14 Mile Family Fun Ride – Age 3-12 – $20.00 receives T-shirt & Medallion
  • 14 Mile Family Fun Ride – Age 13+ – $35.00 Jan 1 – March 14 – June 1 / $40.00 March 15 – June 1 / $45.00 June 2,3
  • 26 Mile Route – $35.00 Jan 1 – March 14 / $40.00 March 15 – June 1 / $45.00 June 2,3
  • 48 Mile Route – $35.00 Jan 1 – March 14 / $40.00 March 15 – June 1 / $45.00 June 2,3
  • 62 Mile Route – $35.00 Jan 1 – March 14 / $40.00 March 15 – June 1 / $45.00 June 2,3

Event schedule and times


Friday, June 2, 2017 Cajun Carb-load at Heart of Hope

Saturday, June 3, 2017

6:30am – Registration/check-in/packet pick-up

7:30am Start Time – 14, 26, 48, & 62 miles ALL RIDES

9:00am 5 mile Family Fun Ride start

10:30am – Post-ride party/lunch


LifeCycle 2017 Fundraising Reward Program   

Click https://fundraising.active.com/event/HeartofHopeLifeCycle2017 to register as a fundraiser!

Win rewards by raising contributions for Heart of Hope!

1)       If a participant raises $250 in contributions, he/she will receive a LifeCycle 2016 jersey; $500 in contributions, he/she will receive a LifeCycle 2016 Shorts/Bibs

2)       For every $25 in contributions, he/she will get a ticket placed in the drawing for the BIKE GIVE-A-WAY! See details below:

BIKE GIVE-A-WAY  Sponsored by  River City Cyclying

River City Cycling and Heart of Hope are sponsoring a drawing for a free Trek bicycle for fundraisers only. For every $25 you raise, you get a ticket placed in the drawing for an Emonda S 5 –  a full carbon frame with Shimano 105 components or equivalant, a $2500 value. You just can’t beat a fundraising program that gives back to you like this!!

To Start Fundraising NOW, CLICK HERE!

Location: Heart of Hope, 10420 Heart of Hope Way Keithville, LA  71047

Event website: www.ridelifecycle.org

Registration: Online registration via Active.com


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