Jackson Township
Cambria County, Pennsylvania

 

Tour de Toona - 2007

On Tuesday, July 24, 2007, the Tour de Toona International Bicycle Race made it's way through Jackson Township.  The race began at Waste Management's Laurel Highlands Landfill site and made it's way up Chickaree Hill Road, down US Route 22 onto PA Route 271 and then on through Mineral Point, Richland Township, Windber and ended up at Waste Management's Cairnbrook site.  There were 200 men and 150 women from all around the globe who took part in the event. 

 


Over 200 male cyclists make their way down US Route 22


Cyclists compete in tight race at beginning


Male cyclists make their way down towards Mundys Corner


Support vehicles aid bikers



Race continues down Chickaree Mountain four lane


Ladies pack coming down 22 approaching Rt. 271 exit ramp


Women cyclists uniforms create a sea of color


The ladies group going down Rt. 22


Volunteers act as Road Marshalls in keeping traffic from
entering out on the highways during the race.


State Police go ahead of the cyclists acting as escorts making
certain the roadways are clear of any traffic.


Ladies make their way down Rt. 271 near Aurandt's Garage


Cyclists form a tight group in this highly competitive race


Women's group make their way down Rt. 271


Race support vehicles follow cyclists


End of women's group of cyclists as they head
towards East Taylor Twp.

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