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Aug 29, 2012

The Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee’s (MCAC) 5th annual Tour de Mississauga takes place Sunday, September 16, 2012 and highlights off-road trails and on-road cycling routes in the southeast part of the City.

Beginning and ending at Mississauga Celebration Square, the event features three different routes and is open to cyclists 10 years old and up with any level of experience. All minors 16 years and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Registration is free and must be completed online (www.mississaugacycling.ca) or in person at City of Mississauga Community Centres.

What: MCAC Annual Tour de Mississauga

When: Sunday, September 16, 2012
8 a.m. – 100 km route
8:30 a.m. – 60 km route
9:30 a.m. – 20/30 km route

Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive (Burnhamthorpe Road West & Hurontario Street)

Routes: Grant Thornton Family Ride - at 20/30 kilometres (12/18 miles) is ideal for those new to cycling or families riding with children.
ACG Signature Ride - at 60 kilometres (37 miles) this route covers on and off-road trails throughout the southeast quadrant of the city.
Invesco Challenge Road Ride - at 100 kilometres (62 miles) is a road only ride for experienced cyclists who are up for a challenge.

All the rides include 'get back quick' options.

This year’s ride concludes with a free barbecue until 3 p.m. for all participants at the end of the ride, compliments of the Region of Peel.

To register online, view the route maps or for further information about Tour T-shirts and jerseys, visit mississaugacycling.ca/tour.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.






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