Crank your pedals and unleash the rhythmic freedom of your own power as you take flight on the road. The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce invites you to share your love of biking by joining us on our deTour through Jefferson County Bike Ride! Whether you enjoy occasional weekend rides with your kids or you’re more of a competitive rider—we have a ride for you.
Roll through scenic hilly countryside and small towns that wind through the relatively flat terrain of Jefferson County, IL, experiencing the Midwest in ways you never could while driving. Stimulate the mind and the body with an exhilarating day on the bike followed by free entry into the Cedarhurst Art Center where you can explore the local culture to your heart’s content.
We have four recreational rides for you to choose from: 62, 35, 15 Mile, and a 3 Mile Family Ride , the rides start and finish at the Illinois National Guard Armory. The 62, 35 and 15 Mile Rides include rest stops supplied with food and water . This spring, write your own adventure with each turn of the wheel by joining our deTour Bike Ride!
The Run This is a 5K run/walk that starts and finishes from the Illinois National Guard Armory. Starting at 9am this event is not timed. A great way to start the Spring!
15, 35, 62 mile, 3 mile Family Ride or 5k Run/Walk
$25/person April 18th or prior
$35/person April 19th to event
62 Mile Begins 8:00 am
35 & 15 Mile Ride Begins 8:30 am
3 Mile Family Ride Begins 9:30 am
5k Run/Walk Begins 9:00am
Registration Cost: 15, 35, 62 mile or 5K Run/Walk $25/person April 18th or prior $35/person April19th to event Family Ride: $25/per family - T-shirts may be purchased.
Registration & T-shirt pick-up 1 hour before each ride
Waiver must be signed before ride
Helmets are Required! For Riders