Tour de Cypress participation stable

The Gary Ovard Family led the start of the 2013 Tour de Cypress in a neutral roll out in honor of Mr. Ovard, who died in the 2012 race.A total of 283 participants registered in the 2013 Tour de Cypress bike rides and runs on Saturday, April 20.

“We had great community support from individuals, law enforcement, fire departments and businesses alike,” stated Diana Duckworth, co-director of the bike ride. “It was exciting and wonderful to see the  community come together to produce this event. The Rotary Club could not do it without this level of support.” For a listing of top finishers at the event, see the April 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.