ABOUT THE TOUR OF THE VALLEY: Tour of the Valley began as an eco-friendly event that has grown to become the largest competitive cycling stage race in Ohio. This annual event presents an impactful community opportunity that unites individuals, families and civic leaders in making greener choices. Let’s ride our way to a better tomorrow and showcase the Ohio Valley’s diversity, heritage and resilience.
Tour of the Valley is looking for volunteers and sponsors. For more information, contact J.R. Petsko, Director, Tour of the Valley, Appalachian Bicycle Racing Association, at 304-612-0301 or info@ABRAracing.com. Join the race for a better, greener future.
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Tour of the Valley is a carbon-neutral, competitive, multi-stage event with 400+ pro and elite amateur riders from across the Midwest and beyond, touring the Mahoning and Columbiana Counties via 21 races in July. Competing for $12,000 in cash prizes.
- Event Info:
- Days of Event: 3
- Towns in Event: Ellsworth Township, Columbiana, Downtown Youngstown
- Total raced miles: 142 miles in Pro category
- Riders: 400 per day
- Riders origin: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia, Washington D.C., New York, Texas, Georgia, Michigan, West Virginia…
- Event Staff: 30 per day
- Volunteers: 50 per day
- Distance between events: 15 miles average
- Hotel nights: 2
- Meals: 8
Appalachian Bicycle Racing Association, is the proud promoter of five highly successful racing series including national known events such as the Hilly Billy Roubaix and the Tour of Tucker County. Point series events as well as single day events can be found in and around Western Maryland, North Central WV, South Western PA. and Eastern Ohio in 2012.
Its mission is to be the leader in offsetting the carbon produced in cycling events and in daily routines.
For more information, contact J.R. Petsko, Director, Tour of the Valley, Appalachian Bicycle Racing Association, at 304-612-0301 or at info@ABRAracing.com.