PNC Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou

Sun April 26 - Tue September 15 Louisville, KY 40203 US
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City of Louisville
Louisville, KY US 40203

The PNC Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou is back, so gear up and get ready to see the city like you've never seen it before! KDF is again partnering with the Louisville Bicycle Club to produce the ride, scheduled for Sunday, August 30, 2020. The Festival’s seventh annual bike tour has an option for all experience levels.

The PNC Tour de Lou route will be an open course, starting and finishing at Waterfront Park near Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. There are three ride distances to choose from to meet all experience levels:

  • 20 miles - Beginner/New to cycling (Open course, no streets closed.)
  • 35 miles - Moderate/Experienced (Open course, no streets closed.)
  • 62.1 miles - Advanced (Open course, no streets closed.)

The course includes a scenic Olmsted Park Tour showcasing Shawnee, Chickasaw, Wayside, Iroquois and Cherokee parks, as well as a ride by the iconic Churchill Downs racetrack. Cyclists on the more experienced rides will also travel through neighborhoods around the city from Downtown along Main Street and Waterfront Park, to Portland, Algonquin and South Louisville; as well as Old Louisville, NULU, the Highlands and Butchertown.

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