Event Date: Saturday, November 23
Distances: 111, 85, 60, or 42-miles
or Fun Ride of 10 miles, 5 miles and 1/4-mile
El Tour brings together cyclists of all ages and abilities, from first-timers to internationally-ranked professionals ~ all riding to raise more than $2 million for 35 charitable organizations. We support your ride with 17 aid stations, traffic control, a timed finish, a celebratory Fiesta and a finisher’s medallion. Come experience the event that put Tucson on the map of stellar cycling cities.
To register online or for more info: http://www.perimeterbicycling.com/el-tour-de-tucson/
Expo & Packet Pickup
♦ where all cyclists pick up their rider packet, timing device and goodies
♦ a trade show with cycling and health-related vendors and exhibitors
♦ where cyclists attend meetings about important event information ♦ and more!
Wednesday, November 20 / 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 21 / 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 22 / 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
El Tour Bike, Fitness & Health Expo
Tucson Convention Center (TCC)
260 South Church Avenue, Tucson
Downstairs in Exhibition Hall
Drop by the Expo on Wednesday through Friday, for lots of great booths about bicyling equipment, clothing, activities, tips on riding El Tour, the Kid’s Fun Rides, etc. I’ve been volunteering there for over a decade now, being a recreational bicyclist and supporter of the worthy beneficiaries of El Tour, such as Tu Nidito Children and Family Services.
Also on Wed. Nov. 20 from FEATSAZ at 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.:
FEATSAZ hosts a mixer in the East Entrance Lobby of the Exhibit Hall at TCC. Appetizers hosted by Aramark & cash bar. Special guest Richard DeBernardis, Founder of El Tour de Tucson, will share the excitement of the biggest perimeter cycling event in the USA. Rio Nuevo District Board Chairman Fletcher McCusker shares plans for TCC upgrades. TCC Commission Chair Betty Villegas and TCC staff welcome you!.
FEATSAZ stands for Festival and Events Association of Tucson and Southern Arizona. Find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FEATsAZ.
11/22/13 UPDATE: Mileage for all 4 rides have been reduced: 111 mile now 107, 85 mile now 81, 60 mile now 57, 42 mile now 38 miles. Run Rides remain the same. El Tour de Tucson goes on rain or shine.