46th Annual Three Rivers Festival Tour
July 9, 2017
Hickory Center Elementary School
Fort Wayne, Indiana
The 45th Annual Three Rivers Festival Tour will be held on July 9, 2017. This is a paid event that is open to all riders. All routes begin and end at Hickory Center Elementary School, 3606 Baird Road, just south of Carroll High School, on Fort Wayne’s northwest side.
You will ride through gently rolling to moderate hills on routes of 14, 25, 52, 63 or 100 miles through Allen, Whitley and Noble counties. The rest stop is located at Churubusco, where you can select various loops to ride.
Mass Start - or not
If you like to ride with a large group, there will be a mass start at 8:00 AM. There will be five pace groups ranging from 12 to +20 MPH. Each group with be led by 3RVS Tour Ambassadors. Each pace group will offer a different distance option. If you don't want to start in a large group, you can start anytime after 7:00 AM.
APPROVED CYCLING HELMETS MUST BE WORN BY ALL RIDERS.
Support & SAG Services
The SAG stop located at Churubusco will open at 7:30 AM, so do not start prior to 7:00 AM. Select a distance you can complete by 4:00 PM, when support services end. Support vehicles will travel the routes to assist riders with mechanical problems. Support personnel will be accessible by cell phone.
Online registration is now open until July 6, at BikeReg using the link below. Just click on the BikeReg image. There is a small fee for online registration. Please bring your registration verification with you to present at the registration desk the day of the tour.
Online registration now open
Pre-registration is appreciated and saves you money. To pre-register, complete the Registration Form and mail it to the address on the form, along with a check for the proper amount, payable to 3RVS. Pre-registration ends June 23 at midnight. Please be sure you sign & date the form.
Registration will be available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM the day of the tour at Hickory Center School. The first 150 registered riders will get a free water bottle. All riders receive a route map, roving support, snacks and drinks at the SAG stop. Please note: Small children must be accompanied by adults at all times.
Mail both the form and payment to:
3RVS Festival Tour
Fort Wayne, IN 46857-1391
The Three Rivers Festival, July 7 - 15, 2017, is a 9-day celebration of Fort Wayne’s heritage and offers a multitude of cultural, ethnic, recreational and educational events. Our bicycle tour just happens to be one of the oldest and best events of the festival. We hope you enjoy it!
Plan to experience the Three Rivers Festival celebration. For more information about the Three Rivers Festival call 260-426-5556 or visit their website: http://www.threeriversfestival.org.