!!! UPDATE !!!
2020 TOUR CANCELLED
It was with a great deal of regret that the Hammond Kiwanis Club had to postpone the 2020 Tour de Tangipahoa bicycle ride originally scheduled for September 19, 2020. At the time, the club had decided to make an attempt to hold the Tour on March 20, 2021. Unfortunately, because of continuing circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will not be able to offer the Tour on that date.
A number of factors contributed to the decision made by our board of directors in cancelling the proposed March event. Besides the need for continued precautions necessary to stop the spread of the virus, Southeastern Louisiana University is not allowing any outside activities, such as our bicycle ride, to be held on campus. Thus we would be deprived of the excellent facilities available at the university.
After considerable discussion our board of directors decided that it was in the best interest of our members, and most especially our riders, that we wait until the fall before resuming our very popular Tour de Tangipahoa.
We thank you for your interest in riding in our tour and we hope to see you September 18, 2021.
Come ride with us!
In 1991 the Hammond Kiwanis Club successfully inaugurated the Tour de’ Tangipahoa bicycle ride. A large group of cyclists toured the beautiful North Shore countryside and all seemed pleased with this pleasant, yet challenging trek through storied Tangipahoa Parish. This year, the Kiwanis Club is proud to present the 27th edition of the Tour de Tangipahoa. We just know that you will enjoy participating in this great event that we are trying very hard to make the greatest bicycle tour in the region. We will offer a 30 mile intermediate ride and a challenging 60 mile tour.
- Tour Starts: March 20, 2021; 7:30 am (6:00 am to register) for 60-mile ride; 8:30 am for 30-mile ride (please note: this is a change in the start time); Lunch served at 10:00 am
- FEES: $35 for 30-mile, 60-mile events ($40 after September 14th)
- FULLY CATERED! Police escorts; 6 fully stocked rest stops; SAG wagons; massage therapists & professional cycle mechanic available!
- Help KIWANIS help others through participation in the Tour de’ Tangipahoa!
Mail checks to:
Hammond Kiwanis Club
P.O. Box 2944
Hammond, LA 70404
Please make checks payable to Hammond Kiwanis Club.
Contact us today for more info on the Kiwanis Club’s Tour de’ Tangipahoa.
you might need help!
The Tour de’ Tangipahoa will offer you assistance along the way. We have SAG wagons waiting for those who might need help and we’ll have medical assistance.
your head, wear a helmet!
Your safety is our uppermost concern. Therefore, we require that you wear a helmet to ride in the Tour de’ Tangipahoa.
to help Kiwanis help others!
Since 1940 the Hammond Kiwanis Club has served as a force for good in the Hammond area. During the past year alone, the Hammond Kiwanis Club: fed needy families through our holiday food drive; supported public education by sponsoring Terrific Kids and BUGS programs and Perfect Attendance programs; supported Girls State and Boys State; offered activities for the AKTION Club of Hammond; sponsored Key Clubs that encourage leadership and responsibility among teens; provided backpacks filled with food items to young pupils; made needed improvements at the local senior citizen center; sponsored the TARC Christmas party; provided funding for the Boy Scouts and youth athletic teams; participated in the Louisiana State Summer Special Olympics; and said “yes” when called upon from time to time to assist and support various programs that enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve.
Your participation in the Tour de’ Tangipahoa will help assure that the good works of this dedicated and hard-working club will continue.
Would you care to be a sponsor?
Each year a number of individuals and business concerns assist the tour by becoming an official tour sponsor.
If you agree to become a sponsor your company or firm’s logo will appear on the back of our beautiful souvenir T-shirts, you will be recognized throughout the day on our public address system, and your name and logo will be on all subsequent mail outs related to the Tour de’ Tangipahoa.
The sponsors help us make the Tour de’ Tangipahoa the outstanding cycling event of the region. If interested, call Judy Couvillion, Tour Chairman, at (985) 507-7312.
Our sponsors greatly enhance our ability to present the Tour de’ Tangipahoa and to do the good things our organization stands for.
Thanks for your consideration!