Tour de Kale
A central Carolina tradition. Always the third Saturday in June hundreds of cyclists gather at the Denton Farm Park to challenge themselves on the rolling terrain of the Piedmont. The TDK includes a distance for everyone. Ride lengths include a 25k, 60k, 110k and the world famous 135k Summit Challenge. The summit boasts 90 mile views over High Rock Lake.
Cash prizes for the summit challenge pay 10 deep.
- $35.00 – by June 1
$40.00 – Race Day
Register a team of 6 or more and get $5 off the entry. Teams of 10 or more get $10 off. The first 5 (or 9) riders register for the full price. Once the team reaches 6 (or 10) you will receive a refund for the discounted team registration. Be sure to get your team registered!
- Race Day Packet Pickup/Registration
Saturday, June 18, 6:30 am– 7:45 am
Denton Farm Park 1072 Cranford Rd, Denton, NC 27239
- 6:30 am – 7:45 am Race Day Registration
- 8:00 am – 135 Summit Challenge Start
- 8:30 am – 25k, 60k, 110k Start
- 1:00 pm – Summit Awards
- 11:00am – 2:30 pm – Home cooked lunch
This race will be chip timed. You must follow the timing chip instruction to receive an accurate time. Times will be given for the Summit Challenge and also at the finish.
135k Summit Challenge Awards will be presented to the following categories:
TdK offers overall payout for top 10 overall, top 3 women, and top 3 over 50.
If you are over 50 and finish in the top 10 overall you will be placed in the category with the highest payout.
Summit Challenge Awards
- 1st Place Male – $200 + Trophy
- 2nd Place Male – $100 + Trophy
- 3rd Place Male – $75 + Trophy
- 4th Place Male – $50
- 5th Place Male – $45
- 6th Place Male – $40
- 7th Place Male – $35
- 8th Place Male – $30
- 9th Place Male – $25
- 10th Place Male – $20
Top 50+ years old
- 1st Place Male – $100
- 2nd Place Male – $50
- 3rd Place Male – $25
- 1st Place Female – $100
- 2nd Place Female – $50
- 3rd Place Female – $25
- Top 3 Bubba Category (200lbs and over). You MUST select Bubba category prior to the start
- Top 3 Male/Female Age Groups: 34 and Under, 35 to 49, 50 and over
- Custom designed race shirt
- Quantity limited to first 350 registered
Cancellation Policy. In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined.
Rules / Guidelines. For safety reasons we ask all participants to obey traffic laws, volunteer instructions and safety personnel instructions. For safety, no earbuds or headphones are permitted while riding. Event Director reserves the right to reject any entry or to remove any participant from the race course without explanation.