Join us for the 2021 Tour de Corn -- an unforgettable, flat ride through rural America.
Enjoy the beautiful Missouri Bootheel scenery with flat roadways and broad vistas of bayous, crop land and nature. Come enjoy unparalled hospitality paired with delicious fresh sweet corn, homemade treats and music at a variety of charming rest stops! Proceeds from this ride benefit national and local charities.
Routes available are approximately 15, 30, 63 or 100 miles.
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS INCLUDING CHILDREN IN BUGGIES & BIKE SEATS.
Event details and schedule
Tour de Corn 2021 Ride Information:
The Tour de Corn is a ride, not a race. Plan on riding at a rate appropriate to your training and health level.
NO REFUNDS........RAIN OR SHINE!
Our riders', volunteers' and community members' safety is among our top priorities each year. Extensive SAG service will be provided, including local first responders. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS, INCLUDING CHILDREN IN BUGGIES & BIKE SEATS. Cyclists must obey all traffic rules. A message board will be provided at the Start/Finish Line. Family and friends may post messages.
Type of Terrain/Routes:
The Tour de Corn is flat for most of the ride, especially the shorter routes. Well-marked rural highways. Portions of the Mississippi River Cycling Trail on all routes. Approximate rides of 15-, 30-, 63- or 100!! The 100-mile ride is a great "starter" ride for anyone wanting to do their first Century ride. Find our Tour de Corn maps and elevations here.
We will provide the final official 2020 Tour de Corn Routes closer to spring once post-winter road conditions have been assessed. Printed route maps will be available at the registration table on the day of the ride. Additionally, we will provide GPS-based maps in June. Find our Tour de Corn maps here.
Rest/snack stops provided on all routes. Some rest stops have indoor bathrooms/running water; the others have portapotties. Learn more about the Rest Stop Snacks/Amenities and Rest Stop Entertainment along the 2021 Tour de Corn route.
Ride starts and ends in downtown East Prairie at the Family Life Center at 320 Washington. Ample parking and restrooms provided. Bathrooms with showers will be available at the Family Life Center. Though the facilities are free-of-charge, you must bring your own towel, shower shoes and toiletries.
We will provide all registered riders a 2021 Rider Guide via email by June 1. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact us at email@example.com or 888-CORN-030 (888-267-6030).
Riders will have the opportunity to check in for the 2021 Tour de Corn:
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Location TBD)
- Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 6:00 - 7:30 a.m. (320 N Washington, East Prairie)