L’Étape Texas is offering amateur cyclists the legendary Tour de France experience in San Antonio, Texas. Distances of 100, 60, and 25 miles, a family tour and a kids’ ride will be offered.
L’Étape by Tour de France is the world leader in mass participation cycling events, with events running in 26 countries. L’Étape by Tour de France offers amateur cyclists the ability to race or ride a stage of the Tour de France in their own backyard. The Tour de France is the most recognizable annual sporting event in the world and is cycling’s premium brand.
L’Étape Texas (formerly L’Étape San Antonio) is now operated by San Antonio Sports. Our goal for L’Étape Texas is to reach more cycling enthusiasts, to operate at a greater scale, and to provide cyclists with an exciting experience. The event is scheduled for April 14, 2024, beginning at the UTSA East campus lot.
San Antonio Sports is not new to world class events. A nonprofit organization founded in 1984 that also serves as the city’s sports commission, San Antonio Sports has hosted NCAA Final Fours and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons, as well as impacted San Antonio through free community programs like i play! afterschool and ACTIVATE. For 40 years, San Antonio Sports mission has been to transform our community through the power of sport. We look forward to growing the cycling community and making San Antonio a world class cycling destination.
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What is L'Étape by Tour de France?
L'Étape San Antonio by Tour de France is a new unique cycling experience coming to Texas in 2022. L'Étape by Tour de France is a world leader in mass participation cycling events, bringing a quality, authentic Tour de France experience across the world. L'Étape by Tour de France is held in 14 different countries and offers amateur cyclists the ability to race or ride a stage of the Tour de France in their own back yard.
Who can participate in L'Étape San Antonio by Tour de France?
Anyone with a bike! L'Étape San Antonio by Tour de France is here for every interest and ability level. Whether you've been cycling since you were two or you just picked up a bike last month, this ride is for you. We have a 100-mile race for our serious cyclists all the way to a kids ride, totally for fun. Find the ride that's right for you.
Why register for L'Étape San Antonio by Tour de France?
Authentic Tour de France experience - the route and race are designed by Tour de France experts and you'll be racing with Tour de France legends.
Supported the whole way - we provide a high-level of safety and service throughout the race. From road closures to service vehicles, we take care of you so you can take care of the course.
Timing system and overall classifications - race for a place and a time in our competitive distances.
King of the Mountain and Sprint challenges - climbers and sprinters can get competitive! Polka dot and green jerseys are up for grabs in the 100-mile distance.