12th Annual Tour de Elvis 5K & 25-45-62 Mile Cycle Tour

Fri September 10 - Sat September 11, 2021 Albemarle, NC 28001 US Directions
Join us for the Tour de Elvis 5K on Friday evening and the Tour de Elvis Cycle Tour on Saturday morning in beautiful Stanly County.
Countdown to Race Day

5K Run

$20 09/10 7:00PM EDT Price increases after June 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Cycle Tour (25m, 45m, 65m)

$20 09/11 8:00AM EDT Price increases after June 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Run & Cycle Tour Package

$35 09/10 - 09/11 7:00PM EDT - 8:59PM EDT Price increases after June 13, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Tour de Elvis 5k and Cycle Tour- a fast 5k and a scenic ride!


The Tour de Elvis is an Albemarle Parks and Recreation Event.

Friday September 10th, 2021 7:00 PM

Runners will enjoy an evening run through the streets of historic and beautiful Albemarle. We have moved the start of the 5K to Albemarle Music Store on Main Street. We will finish on the greenway next to Albemarle Tire Store across from Market Station.  The Course will be mostly flat and downhill.

Tour de Elvis 5K Course
It's a very fast course.  Less than a 1/2 mile is uphill. The rest is downhill and flat.

The race is limited to 200  participants.  Pre-Registration ends on September 9th at midnight. 

Packet Pickup will be Thursday from 10-5:30 at Vac & Dash 154 S. First Street in Albemarle, NC. Friday from 10:00 am to 6:45 pm at Vac & Dash.

Top Male and Female : Tour de Elvis Tambourine &  Gold Record
2nd and 3rd Male & Female Tour de Elvis Tambourine
Age Group Awards as follows:  14 & Under   15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 - 60 plus.

Start time at 7:00 pm.  Race starts in front of the Original Vac & Dash location at 231 W. Main Street.  It is around the corner from the Current Vac & Dash.  The finish will be on the Roger Snyder Greenway across from Market Station on West Main Street.  

All race proceeds going to the Roger F. Snyder Greenway Fund. All runners will receive a tee shirt and other goodies!!

Tour de Elvis 5K Route

Saturday, September 11, 2020 8AM

Routes to choose from 25, 45 & 65-mile bike routes. The 45 and 65 mile routes will include cycling to the top of a very scenic Morrow Mountain. Details to follow. The ride is limited to 200 participants.  

RIde will start at 8:00 am at Courthouse Square in Albemarle at the corner of Second Street and Main in Downtown Albemarle.

Non-traditional cyclists to include unicycles, tricycles, roller blades, etc, are welcome, however you must provide your own support crew. If you have any questions, contact lkiser@albemarlenc.gov.

See Stanly County on a summer Saturday morning with a  hundred of your closest friends!! With three distance options there’s a route for serious riders as well as those who have to shake the dust off the bike before getting on. All routes are ride-at-your-own-pace, and will explore the backroads and small towns that make Stanly County a great place to live, work, and visit. Rest stops will be set up every 15 to 20 miles, and SAG support will be provided along the route. For safety, all riders must wear an ANSI approved helmet, and are to obey all traffic laws and rules of the road. The check-in tent will open at 7 am, and all riders will depart from Courthouse Square, 102 N. Second St  in  Albemarle at 8:00 am. All riders will also receive a tee shirt as well as other goodies!!.

Saturday morning packet pickup for cyclists will begin Saturday morning - Vac & Dash 154 S. First St.  6:30 am to 7:45 am.  The start of the ride is at Courthouse Square ( 102 N. Second St, Albemarle, NC) on the corner of Main & Second St.  

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154 S. First St.
Albemarle, NC US 28001
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.vacanddash.com.

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