Ninth annual Tour de Cypress is Saturday

2012 Tour de Cypress bike ride and tour start on the square in Mount VernonAlmost 150 people have preregistered for the ninth annual Tour de Cypress Bike Ride and Run sponsored by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Saturday, April 20.

“We would like to have a lot of people on the square at the beginning of the race to send the riders off,” Pat Wright, co-chair for the Rotary Club, said. “Make plans now to come downtown, join the fun, and listen to the three piece band, Bongo and the Point.”
Rides of 10, 30, 45, 52 miles, and one of 100 kilometers will begin at the downtown square on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. Runs of 5K and 10K will begin at the plaza at 1 p.m. See the April 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information about the event.