Pumpkin Bike Tour

In celebration of the Morton Pumpkin Festival’s 50th Anniversary, we’re excited to add a special 50-mile bike ride to our Festival events.  The Pumpkin Tour will include areas of Morton, East Peoria, Tremont and Mackinaw for a total of 50 miles.  All routes begin and end at the Morton Public Library, which will also serve as the Main Rest Stop.

2016 Information

Date: Saturday, September 10, Rain or Shine
Fee: $20 per rider
Check-in Time: 7:30 to 10:30 am
Registration Deadline: September 8
Check-In/Finish Place: Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing St.
Parking: Morton Buildings lot across from Library

The Pumpkin Tour is SELF START. Riders may start the Tour any time during the three-hour window. Printed maps will be provided to all riders.


Beverages and snacks will be provided upon Check-in and at the Main Rest Stop, 315 W. Pershing St., throughout the Tour. The Main Rest Stop will close at 3:30 pm.

Helmets are required for ALL riders, no exceptions!

SAG support will be available.  A phone number to reach a Pumpkin Tour SAG coordinator will be provided to each rider at Check-in.  Riders should leverage the SAG service only for illness, injury, or irreparable mechanical issues.  We ask that all riders bring sufficient supplies for basic maintenance (e.g. flat tires).

Route Maps:

Morton-East Peoria Bike Trial (12.4 miles)
Tremont (20.6 miles)
Mackinaw (19.4 miles)