LOVELAND, Colo. – The 29th Annual McKee Classic Bike Tour, (MCBT) is scheduled for Sunday, May 21, 2017. This non-competitive, multi-distance bicycle tour travels through the beautiful foothills of Larimer County in Loveland and Fort Collins, and is a great training ride preparing cyclists for the numerous summer rides available in Colorado.
There are four distances to choose from: 62-mile, 37-Mile, 30-Mile, or 10-Mile. The rides begin and end at McKee Medical Center in Loveland, 2000 Boise Ave., starting at 6:30 a.m. Cyclists participating in the 62-mile ride will enjoy the sites of the Big Thompson River, Lon Hagler Reservoir, Carter Lake, Green Ridge Glade Reservoir, Masonville, Horsetooth Reservoir, Fort Collins, Boyd Lake, and Loveland. The 37- and 30-mile rides will complete the ride through Carter Lake and then continue back into Loveland. The 10-mile family/fun ride will enjoy a leisurely ride from McKee Medical Center to Boyd Lake and back.
Early sign up has opened. Participants who sign up before Feb. 28 at www.mckeefoundationevents.com will save $20 off of the regular sign-up fee of $65. Entry fees after Feb. 28 through April 30 are $65 for adults, $40 for teens between the ages of 13-17, and $15 for children 5-12. The fee for 10-mile riders is $15 for adults, $13 for ages 5-12. Late fee registration applies from May 1 through May 21.
Sign up early to receive limited edition shirts! One hundred percent of all registration fees and sponsorship contributions will benefit McKee Medical Center Foundation programs. The Foundation still needs volunteers to assist with the ride. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and full breakfast. Registration for the ride and volunteering is open at www.McKeeFoundationEvents.com.
The McKee Medical Center Foundation raises funds and friends for the health and wellness of the Loveland community. Established 35 years ago as a permanent charitable development and trust fund, the Foundation has contributed over $24 million to the McKee Medical Center, its affiliates and the Loveland community it serves.