Tour Laffite

This is a fundraiser for the Southwest Area. Starting at the Lake Charles Civic Center Amphitheatre riders will have a choice of 5 routes (62.5 mi, 50 mi, 40mi, 27 mi and 10 mi.) with fully stocked breakpoints along the way. Hundreds of volunteers will make sure your day is safe and enjoyable. Upon returning, enjoy lots of food, music, coca-cola and fellowship. It will be a great time for the entire family. And as always, Tour LaFitte will feature the BIG PRIZE Give-a Way, including road bikes from Specialized and Trek! For more information, click here.

Date: Saturday 5th May 2018
Event Type: Family Fun Ride
Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Venue: Lake Charles Civic Center, Bor Du Lac Drive
Registration Opens: 6:00am
Start Time: 7.30am
Entry on Day: Yes, if the event is not sold out.
After Ride Party: 10:00am
Benefits: All proceeds from the ride will we presented to Special Olympics Louisiana- Southwest Area 
Event Rules: By law and for your safety and protection, you must abide by all traffic laws throughout the ride. For your safety, a helmet is required. Please plan accordingly.


Alexis Hernandez

  • q  Have you ever competed in USA Games?

    a Yes, this will be my second time competing and I can have a second chance to compete and win a gold medal. 

  • q  Will anyone be traveling to Seattle to cheer you on?
    a Yes, my parents, three sisters, brother, and grandmother will be attending USA Games to root for me!
  • q  What is something you have worked hard to overcome? ‚Äč
    a  “My mom pushed me to run a 10k this past spring with my running club and my brother and sister. I was scared I wasn't going to be able to finish, but I did. I come from a family where all my siblings are athletes. My brother is also in Special Olympics. My parents don't treat us any different. They cheer us each on and they support us in any way they can. They push us to be the best person we can be. They push us to be the best athlete we can be.”
  • q What is your favorite thing about Special Olympics?

    Winning gold medals is my favorite. 

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