Tour de TART
July 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TART Trails is thrilled to host the annual Tour de TART family friendly bicycle ride on Friday, July 21, 2023! Tour de TART is presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network.
Riders of all ages and ability are invited to hit the TART and Leelanau Trails for an evening ride that begins in Traverse City and ends at North Park in the Village of Suttons Bay.
Participants may begin anytime between 4 pm and 6:30 pm from Darrow Park in Traverse City. Riders will enjoy two food stops along the 17-mile ride, a bayside meal at North Park in Suttons Bay, local wine and microbrews and then a relaxing bus ride back to Traverse City. Return bus service begins at 6 pm and the last bus departs at 9 pm sharp.
TART Trails 25th Anniversary Tour de TART Route
Help us celebrate 25 years of TART Trails with the special 25-mile route! Here’s how it works:
- Register for Tour de TART using the link above!
- Start your ride at Darrow Park between 4-6:30 pm – all registered Tour de TART riders must check in at Darrow Park!!
- Follow the recommended twenty-five-mile route that travels east along the TART to the Boardman Lake Loop Trail. Loop the lake then head back along the TART to Darrow Park. Resume the official Tour de TART route by riding the Leelanau Trail to North Park in Suttons Bay.
Please note, the official 17-mile Tour de TART route is supported with crossing guards, aid stations and food stops. The additional eight miles are not supported with crossing guards, aid stations or food stops.
TART relies on more than 100 dedicated volunteers to help the event run smoothly. We couldn’t begin to pull off Tour de TART without your help. Please join us at the North Park in Suttons Bay after your shift to enjoy some dinner and the festivities free of charge. Thank you!
The 2022 Tour de TART was presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network. The event is supported by platinum sponsors The Simonton-Walsh-Hanosek-Mangum Wealth Management Group and Hagerty Insurance, Gold Sponsors Insight Optometry, Grand Traverse Pie Company, Inc and C&M Insurance Services and David Clark and Phyllis Kirk. If you’d like to sponsor the event, please contact Janna Goethel at email@example.com.
Event Photography: Photos may be taken by TART Trails during this event to be shared across our communications channels. If you would not like your photo taken, please let us know.