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Tour de Fair Haven
Tour de Fair Haven, presented by The Foundation of Fair Haven, USA Cycling Federation (USCF) affiliate Cycles 54 and ForeFront, Inc., in partnership with the Borough of Fair Haven, is an exciting and competitive event for cycling enthusiasts. The date of the race is Sunday, Aug 12th, 2012.
Tour de Fair Haven is expected to draw 400+ cyclists. The event includes festive activities for kids of all ages and their families. Six races will follow the 3.1 enclosed course, which begins at the Fair Haven Fire Department on River Road in the center of town.
The first race begins at 7:00 a.m., a Kids Race at noon, followed by the Pro Men’s Race, the main event of the day. Get a free cowbell to cheer on the racers, while they last, donated by Coastal Decor.
New this year, prizes will be awarded for best house decorations along the race route and for best tailgate. Local residents are encouraged to throw a party on their lawn and tailgaters are welcome to congregate at the Youth Center on Third Street.
This year’s Tour of Fair Haven ranks among one of the East Coast’s best races in a downtown setting. Racers will compete for $10,000 in prize money, and the event is expected to draw some of the best cyclists in the region.
More About Fair Haven Fire Department
The Fair Haven Fire Company is an all volunteer organization which has been a part of the community since 1904. The fire company includes the Fire Department, First-Aid Squad, Fire Police Unit, Water Rescue Team and Auxiliary. It responds to all kinds of emergencies in Fair Haven and surrounding communities. Also, once a year it operates New Jersey's largest Firemen's Fair each year.