Tour de Guelph 2022 returns to group ride event on Sunday, June 26th

Tour de Guelph, presented by Label Design Ltd., returns to a group ride event for its 9th annual ride, with an option to ride anytime.

Riders are welcome to register for the group ride event on Sunday, June 26th or to Ride Anytime on their own between Friday, June 10th – Sunday, June 26th. Riders can also register as an individual or as a team.

Tour de Guelph is a family-friendly fundraising event with a cycling route for all skills and abilities. There is a family-friendly 5km/10km route through the Village By The Arboretum, as well as a variety of routes from 25km to 100km.

“We are thrilled to return to a group ride event on the fourth Sunday of June,” remarked Clarence Haverson, Tour de Guelph Co-chair. “Despite being virtual the past two years, Tour de Guelph has continued to inspire community members to ride and fundraise, with last year alone resulting in $165,000 in peer-to-peer raised funds by 366 participants. We are so excited to see what we can achieve this year with a return to our normal event format, plus an option for those who prefer to participate on their own.”

While primarily a fundraising event, Tour de Guelph also welcomes those who prefer not to fundraise.

Sarah Ferguson, Fundraising Events Specialist at The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital explains “For those who don’t want to fundraise, but still want to come out and enjoy a fun community cycling event, they can chose the Free-wheeler option for a registration fee and no fundraising commitment. We really just want to welcome everyone in our community who enjoys riding a bike and would appreciate coming out to this community building event.”

Proceeds from Tour de Guelph support Guelph General Hospital and other local charities through the Rotary Clubs of Guelph South and Guelph Trillium. Over the past 8 years, Tour de Guelph has raised over $722,000 in net proceeds for the community. Registration is now open and full event details can be found on the Tour de Guelph website

Online registration for the in-person group ride on Sunday, June 26th closes at 11:45pm on Thursday June 23rd. Registration to Ride Anytime is open until the end of the day Sunday, June 26th.

In person registration for the event day group ride will open at 7:00am Sunday, June 26th.