BBVA Compass Tour de Houston Scheduled for March 21

Style News Wire | 2/8/2010, 11:24 p.m.
The sixth annual BBVA Compass Tour de Houston bike ride, benefiting the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, will take Houstonians ...

The sixth annual BBVA Compass Tour de Houston bike ride, benefiting the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, will take Houstonians and visitors on a unique journey through the Bayou City as routes wind throughout Houston’s historic districts and parks. A popular event each year, 2010 will be no exception with over 5,000 riders expected to participate.

The BBVA Compass Tour de Houston is the perfect event for all cyclist levels offering three ride options – 20-mile, 40-mile and 70-mile routes – and is a recommended BP MS 150 training ride. The event begins and ends at City Hall and volunteers and participants will enjoy a post-ride party in Hermann Square.

WHEN: Sunday, March 21, 2010

6:00 a.m. Check in and registration

7:00 a.m. 70-mile route

7:30 a.m. 40-mile route

8:00 a.m. 20-mile route

11:00 a.m. Post-ride party

WHERE: Ride begins and ends at City Hall (901 Bagby)

COST: Pre-registration (through Wednesday, March 17, 11:59 p.m.)

$25 adults; $15 kids (12 yrs and under)

Onsite Registration

$35 for all riders

MORE INFO: For more information call 832.393.0868 or visit the BBVA Compass Tour de Houston Web site at

www.bbvacompasstourdehouston.com or www.houstonspecialevents.org .