The 17th Annual Tour of the Litchfield Hills will be held Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021 at Coe Park, 101 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT 06790.
The non-competitive event, which is presented by the Cancer Care Fund of the Litchfield Hills, includes five different rides around the Northwest Corner, 12 , 30, 55, 75 and 100 miles. There will also be three walks, 2.4, 4.2 and 6 miles through the downtown Torrington area. Around 1,000 participants are expected.
Rain or shine.
The entry fee for this event is $45 per person before July 19th and $50 after, including the morning of the Tour.
Go to http://tourofthelitchfieldhills.com/registration to either register online at bikereg.com or download printable registration forms. Bring your forms and check with you on Tour morning. There is no mail in option.
Online registration ends July 29th.
The Tour day schedule:
6:00 am Registration
7:00 am 100 mile bike begins
8:00 am 75 and 55 mile bikes begin
9:00 am 30 mile bike begins
10:00 am 12 mile bike begins
10:15 am 2.4, 4.2 and 6 mile walks begin
There will be an on-going celebratory picnic for riders and walkers to enjoy.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cancer Care Fund of the Litchfield Hills which was created to assist and support cancer patients residing or receiving care in northwest Connecticut. The Fund supports cancer patients with care, treatment, education, and prevention programs.
To learn more, visit charlottehungerford.org/donate/center-for-cancer-care-fund/.
Last year the Tour raised $90,000 for the Fund.
The tour website is very comprehensive. For more information visit tourofthelitchfieldhills.com.
To see a list of the Tour’s generous sponsors go to: http://tourofthelitchfieldhills.com/sponsors