The Southeast Texas Hike and Bike Coalition, the region’s oldest organization promoting safe cycling as a fun family fitness event, is once again presenting the ride.
The 2013 ride features six routes that are 14, 36, 46, 66, 77 and 100 miles long – options to suit every level of fitness and challenge!
The ride starts and ends at the Big Thicket Visitor’s Center, seven miles north of the city of Kountze, in Hardin County, at the intersection of Hwy. 69 and FM 420. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the official start time is 8 a.m.
All courses feature typical Southeast Texas, Big Thicket wooded scenery. SAG wagons will be available for anyone needing assistance during the ride. Riders under 18 years old MUST be accompanied by a parent and everyone, regardless of age or skill level, MUST wear a helmet.
The rider entry fee is $35 per person or $80 for a family until the day of the ride; $45 per person and $90 for a family on ride day, March 16. Riders will receive a free Polar® water bottle as long as supplies last.
For more information, please go to our Web site, www.funtrails.org.