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2013 Tour Registration
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2013 Tour Information
Tour de Kingston date in place. Sunday June 23 ( the Sunday after Father's Day). The 8th annual event is set to start and finish at Deitz Stadium / Forsyth park. There will be rides of 50, 25, 12 and a new "16 mile road and rail that includes the rail trail with paved and an additional unpaved option.
The 5 mile family ride will continue with stops at the fire men's museum and more. Free cookout sponsored by bike brothers.
* Arrivals 8am
* 50 Mile and 25 Mile leave at 9 AM
* The 8 to 16 mile leave at 10am
* Family Fun ride leaves at 11 AM
Most bike shops and cycle clubs in the area will be represented
There will as always be at least two scholarships available for individuals wanting to make a difference and improve the community. 2013 registration application will be available soon
2012 Tour Awards
2012 Tour de Kingston Scholarship Winners. Yvonne Velez winner of the Dr. Douglas Astion Award and Frank Berensheim, winner of the Founders Award.
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Photos & Video 2012 Tour
350 Enjoy Tours de Ulster, Kingston
Ann Gibbons - The Daily Freeman
KINGSTON - Sunday proved a perfect day - blue sky, fluffy clouds, cool breeze - to get out, stretch those legs and tour Kingston and Ulster County. And that's exactly what about 350 bicycle riders did as participants in the seventh annual Tour de Kingston and Tour de Ulster.
* The 7th Annual Tour de Kingston scheduled for June 24, 2012 with a start and finish at Forsyth Nature Center in Forsyth Park Kingston NY. In addition to the 5 mile Tour of Kingston with stops at the Senate House and Firemen's Museum as well as a tour of Forsyth Nature Center (ALL FREE) there is a FREE COOKOUT at the end of the ride.
2011 Tour, Our Best Yet
The 2011 Tour de Kingston saw a record numbers of participants yet once again, breaking last years attendance yet once again.
355 cyclers rode in the combined 25, 35 and 65 mile rides, while 106 riders rode in the Family-Fun-Ride. 43 participated in the Bicycle-Rodeo(sponsored by Hudson Health Plan, The Mid Hudson Health and Safety Institue and The Ulster County Sherrifs Dept.)
A total of 500 riders and another 75 Volunteers drew our largest crowds to date. Once again, many thanks to all efforts involved.
2011 Scholorship Winners
Tara McGowan (L) Winner of the Dr. Douglas Astion Award for her dedication and work in the field of Mental health and Addictions Treatment & Allison Turner (R), Winner of the Kathy Janasek Community Service Award for her dedication and inspiration for the Tour de Kingston.
New Routes for 2011 Tour
There will be a 4 to 6 mile Family Ride beginning at 11AM and the 25 mile ride as well as the Metric Half Century PLUS and the Metric Century will begin at 9 AM. All Rides begin and end at Forsyth Park.
There is a cookout at the end of the ride FREE for all participants, sponsored by Bike Brothers Bike Shops. Bicycles will be raffled as well as other prizes.
There are 2 scholarships available for individuals that are making or hope to make a difference in the community.
5th Annual Tour a Great Success
Our 2010 Tour saw more riders participating than any of our previous tours. Early indications are that many of the Tours previous 12 & 25 mile riders stepped up this tour and rode our 50 mile run.
Most riders of this years tour reported an extremely positive experience in all 3 of this years routes. Another great indicator of this years success was many more families with children participated this year.
Both Kingston NY YMCA "Amy's Fireflies" and "The Famous Bike Brothers" teams won this years awards for the "most riders"
Jason Farina received the Kathy Janascek Scholarship and Caroline Bell received the Dr. Douglas Astion Scholarship.
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