Chuck Thomas Memorial Ride!
Join us for the 12th Annual Tour de Marco presented by the YMCA of Collier County and the Island Bike Shop. The event is divided into 15- and 30-mile ride segments. Riders will follow the winding streets and bike paths of scenic and beautiful Marco Island and surrounding areas. Average temperatures during the rides should be in the 65–85-degree range, making for a beautiful day. Each rider will receive a special event shirt. Police and EMS are on hand along with ride volunteers to ensure a safe and pleasant experience. Ages 16-17 must have parents’ permission and a Mandatory waiver is required for all riders. Helmets are required and no ear buds or headphones are allowed during the ride! (Helmets will be available to borrow). Island Bike Shop mobile truck will be driving along the routes to help stranded cyclists and refreshment areas will be available on both courses. This event is a fundraiser to support children’s programs YMCA of Collier County.
Event details and schedule
30 mile riders sign in starting at 7 am and leave at 8 am
15 mile riders sign in at 8:05 am and leave at 9 am
Parking available on all YMCA lots. 101 Sandhill Street, Marco Island, Florida 34145
Please sign waiver at checkin with legal ID
Water, Fruit, Health Bars available throughout course and at check in
Wear comfortable clothing, bike attaire. Bring sunscreen and all riders are asked to wear event materials throughout the ride.