Tour de Castroville Walk/Run/Ride

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Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Event: Tour de Castroville Walk/Run/Ride

Route Distances60 mile bike ride30 mile bike ride10K walk/run and 5K walk/runMaps and cue sheets will be provided at registration. Routes subject to change.

About the Ride: Welcome to the 6th Annual Tour de Castroville. Walk and run through the Castroville Historic Walking Tour or bicycle through Castroville and into the neighboring towns of LaCoste and Rio Medina. Get Fit. Get to Know Your Neighbor. Get to Change the World.

Event parking will be in the designated parking in the Castroville Regional Park. Follow the signs and the parking attendants’ directions.

The Tour de Castroville Walk/Run/Ride is a family event held annually at the Castroville Regional Park located fifteen miles west of San Antonio. The 5K and 10K Walk and Run routes take participants through historical Castroville, founded by Henri Castro in 1844.  Known as “The Little Alsace of Texas”, Castroville has maintained it’s Alsatian heritage while assimilating the flair of the American rural west. The 30 and 60 mile bicycle routes run throughout picturesque Medina County on low traffic roads connecting Castroville to neighboring LaCoste and Rio Medina. All events are supported by fully provisioned rest stops and the cycle routes are manned with trained bicycle technicians. Safety is #1 and is enhanced by on-site emergency medical services, police and HAM radio mobile escorts. Directions for each route are meticulously marked. Registrants on Active.com will receive an event shirt and either breakfast or lunch. Wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts may register at no cost. The start line includes an elapsed time clock but events are not races and there are no prizes.

Go to the Castroville event web site for more details: http://castrovilletx.gov/tourdecastroville

 

Event details and schedule

Packet pick-up will be on event day at the Event Tent at the Castroville Regional Park beginning at 7:00am.

Bicycle events begin at 7:45am and the Walk/Run events begin at 8:45am. Breakfast will be available from 7:00 am to 11am; lunch from 11am to 3pm.

Please, park our cars in designated areas.

Inclement Weather Make-up is Saturday,April 8th. Check the city web site after 4pm on Friday, March 31st, for any weather postponement: http://castrovilletx.gov

Maps will be available for all event routes; digital copies can be found at http://ridewithgps.com; search on Tour de Castroville

Pin your bib number to your lower back; visible during entire event day.

 

Location: Castroville Regional Park 816 Alsace Drive, Castroville , TX 78009

Event Website: www.castrovilletx.gov

Registration details: Online registration via Active.com

Bicyclist registration fee: $45
Walker/Runner registration fee: $25
Fee includes event t-shirt!
All proceeds benefit the City of Castroville parks.

Contact info: Cynthia Prieto @ Southwest Gulf Railroad Co. – cprieto@sgrr-mail.com

 

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