Le Tour de Mont Pleasant



2013 Le Tour de Mont Pleasant


Womens Criterium Finish


The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce hosts one of the largest Children’s Race in the State of Michigan with over 100 kids ramping up their bicycles last year (2012).  New for 2013: This race is going to be held during the Criterium Race on SUNDAY, June 9th starting at 12:00 p.m.. The cost is FREE and parents will need to register and sign a waiver form for their children to participate. More information on the children's race will be included in your child's Friday Folder. (You can pre-register your child at the Chamber Office located at 113 West Broadway Street, Suite 180 Mt. Pleasant)  The FREE Kids Race (ages 3-9) does not require the children to purchase a One-Day License. However, parents will need to fill out the Event Release Form (waiver form above) for their children. Helmets are REQUIRED for all Le Tour riders!

Be sure to attend the Optimist Club Bicycle Safety Check & Course in Downtown Mt. Pleasant on SATURDAY June 8th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. located in Isabella Bank's Corporate Office Parking Lot (401 N. Main Street, Mt. Pleasant). They will be giving away FREE children's helmets and a chance to win a new bike. For more information click here.

The Field Neuroscience Institute, St. Mary's of Michigan will also be giving away FREE Adult & Children's helmets on SATURDAY June 8th starting at 9:00 a.m. located at Race Central (Ziibiwing Cultural Center -6650 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant)

This is an opportunity for businesses to organize their teams of four members with a registration fee of only $50.00 per team.  Each team member will ride a short distance before handing over their bike to the next team member.  The winning team donates all the proceeds from this race to the local charity of their choice.  Coordinated team shirts or funny costumes are encouraged.  The Business Relay Race is held during the Criterium Race on SUNDAY, June 9th starting at 2:00 p.m.. Each team member needs to fill out a waiver form in order to ride. Helmets are REQUIRED for all Le Tour riders!


This is a chance during Sunday afternoon for families, senior citizens and kids to take a very leisurely ride around the one mile course route downtown on SUNDAY, June 9th starting at 3:30 p.m. accompanied by some of the pro racers.  (Registration will take place the day of the event or to pre-register you may visit the Chamber Office at 113 West Broadway St, Suite 180, Mt. Pleasant.) Each participant much fill out a waiver form in order to ride. Helmets are REQUIRED for all Le Tour riders!



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Inclement Weather:
In case of severe weather, a designated shelter location has been determined. The designated location for Sunday, June 9th will be City Hall at 320 W Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant and Mt. Pleasant Housing Commission at 1 Mosher St., Mt. Pleasant.