The 9th annual Tour de Thompson bicycle tour of the Bristol Hills will be held on Saturday, July 30, at Onanda Park, West Lake Road, Canandaigua.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a mass start at 8 a.m. Riders can choose from three scenic routes: 15 miles with 1,350 feet of hill climbing, 31 miles with 2,800 feet of hill climbing or a “Metric Century,” a 62.5-mile course that includes over 6,800 feet of elevation gain.
The Tour includes commemorative shirts for the first 75 registered riders, rest stops with refreshments, a SAG vehicle and bike mechanic, leg massages and free parking on the upland side of the park, plus a free post-ride picnic for all participants.
Tour de Thompson benefits the Aftercare Program at Thompson Health, a rehabilitative service which helps those with chronic disease maintain their level of function and independence in the community.
To register, visit www.ThompsonHealth.com or mail in a registration form to F.F. Thompson Foundation, Tour de Thompson, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua, N.Y., 14424. The cost is $30 if postmarked by July 15 and $35 afterwards. For more information, contact Dudley Hallstead at (585) 396-6050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.