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Tour de Goliad set for Oct. 20
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The Goliad County Chamber of Commerce’s 21st Annual Missions Tour de Goliad Bicycle Ride sponsored by International Power-Coleto Creek will be held Oct. 20.

The ride offers 10-, 30-, 50-, or 85-mile tours.

The 10-mile route is geared for families and riders preferring flatter terrain. The ride will go through tGoliad, Goliad State Park, the Fannin monument, and Presidio La Bahia.

The 30-, 50- and 85-mile routes will go through Goliad County and the San Antonio River Valley.

The ride has been a favorite of cyslists throughout the state.

“As usual, an awesome ride!” said David Kehl of San Antonio. “The homemade goodies and the SAG (rest) stops are super.”

Registrations can be made online at www.active.com, which requires payment by credit or debit card and includes additional handling fees by active.com.

Registration can also be made by emailing the chamber for a registration form at goliadcc@goliad.net.

Registering can also be done Friday, Oct. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. or the morning of the ride at 450 S. Market St. for an additional $10 per rider.

The start line will be on the north side of the courthouse at 7:45 a.m. The ride will begin at 8 a.m.

The 85-milers will line up first, then the 50-, 30- and 10- milers will follow with five-minute intervals between each group.

The event is sponsored by International Power -Coleto Creek; Bedgood Title Company; San Antonio River Authority; Goliad Pharmacy and Gifts; Lowes Pay & Save; GBRA-Coleto Creek Park; American Bank; Antler’s Inn; Blue Quail Deli; First Victoria Bank; Goliad Funeral Home; H-E-B; SBR of Victoria; The Tote #25; Wexford Ranches; www.barnhartranchretreat.com; Bill’s Bikes; Kirby and Debby Brumby; Culligan Water Conditioning; Eula’s Florist and Gifts; Grease Monkey Wipes; Mayor Jay Harvey; Mae’s Shoppe; Pickle Juice Sport; Jim and Myra Schulze; SIG/Goliad Insurance Agency; The Goliad Advance-Guard; and Victoria All Sports.
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