The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce will host the 11th Annual Tour de Jefferson, presented by Laitram, and the 1st Annual LIVEWELL Fest on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Lafreniere Park. The goal of this family-friendly biking adventure and festival is to continually enhance the awareness of quality-of-life amenities, recreational venues, and the Bicycle Master Plan in Jefferson Parish.
This will be the first year that Tour de Jefferson will be held on the East Bank of Jefferson Parish. The ride will start in Lafreniere Park at 8:30 a.m. and will offer riders 42, 28, and 13 mile routes to choose from. Scenic rest stops will be available along the way equipped with energizing snacks and drinks. The ride will finish at Lafreniere Park, where riders will enjoy food, beverages an athlete-exclusive flex zone and music by the Bag of Donuts at LIVEWELL Fest!
For those not participating in the bike ride, a 2-mile healthy tips Fun Run & Walk will be held at 9 a.m. through Lafreniere Park. The Fun Run is free…sign up today!
Celebrate healthy and active lifestyles and the importance of health initiatives in Greater New Orleans at LIVEWELL Fest! The Fest will begin at 10 a.m. and will feature the LIVEWELL Eatery with delicious, local food. Guests are invited to stop by the Jefferson Marketplace, featuring healthy products, massages, the LIVEWELL Garden Center and more! The Fest will continue until 3 p.m. and is open to the public. Admission is FREE.
Individual riders and Fun Run participants can register online at tourdejefferson.org or by calling (504) 835-3880. Tickets for food and drinks at the LIVEWELL Fest can be purchased in advance.
Tour de Jefferson and LIVEWELL Fest apparel is available, including t-shirts, men’s and women’s tanks and cycling jerseys! View the apparel options here and pre-order at tourdejefferson.org. Jerseys available until August 4th. All other apparel until August 14th.
The Jefferson Chamber would like to thank its growing list of event sponsors: American Heart Association, Atmos Energy, Bag of Donuts, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Buisson Creative, Entergy, Humana, IBERIABANK, Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union, Laitram, LCMC Health, Ochsner, Postlethwaite & Netterville, Treasure Chest Casino, Whitney Bank and 1st Lake Properties.
Media are welcome to attend.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.