Do you know a woman who is interested in bicycling and could discover more happiness, experience improvements in her health or could overcome serious challenges by taking up the sport?

Billings TrailNet is seeking nominations for a Billings woman who is in the process of overcoming a physical or emotional setback and would benefit from the encouragement of  a new bicycle and the camaraderie of other women at the Tour de Fleur.

To submit nominations, provide the nominee’s name, contact information and a reason why she should be chosen as this year’s Participant of Honor. The committee will accept submissions from March 1-March 31. Nominations should be sent to This year, the Participant of Honor will receive complimentary participation in the event and will be presented with a new bicycle donated by Terry Bicycles.

Dawn Summers was the Tour de Fleur’s first Participant of Honor in 2016. Read her story here:

Sandy VanCleeve was the 2017 Tour de Fleur Participant of Honor. Her story will be featured in the April 2018 issue of Yellowstone Valley Woman Magazine