Tour de Shawnee
Area bicyclists are gearing up for the 22nd annual Tour de Shawnee bike ride, planned for Aug. 28. Riders can choose a 12-mile or a 24-mile route. Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. and the ride starts at 7:30 a.m. at Power Play Family Entertainment Center, Shawnee Mission Parkway and Pflumm Road. A $25 entry fee includes a T-shirt, breakfast, lunch, rest-stop snacks and drinks and mobile bike repair. Registration forms are available online at tinyurl.com/tourdeshawnee or in person at the Shawnee Civic Centre, 13817 Johnson Drive, and Hy-Vee, Shawnee Mission Parkway and Pflumm Road. After Aug. 19, entries must be hand-delivered to the Civic Centre. This year’s event benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.