Welcome to the 2015 Central Iowa Tour de Cure!
Need some fundraising ideas?
-Local pin up campaign (contact Daphne for pin ups! She'll get you the pin ups, you ask the business to sell each pin up for $1)
-November is American Diabetes Month. Get Cooking to Stop Diabetes at www.diabetesforecast.org/adm. Have a chili lunch with a minimum donation at work
-Does your office have a can recycling program? See if the money can go towards your Team goal!
Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling event. A day full of fun and excitement where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.
Day of event you will receive:
-Tour de Cure dry fit t-shirt and other Tour de Cure goodies
-Light breakfast and lunch provided
-Rest stops every 10-15 miles on all routes
-Health and Wellness Expo post ride
-Photo booth and Team photo area
All funds that are raised through the Central Iowa Tour de Cure stay right here in Iowa! Some of our successes in 2014 include:
- The ADA, Iowa Chapter, has committed $1.2 million in research at the University of Iowa
- Diabetes Busters, an ADA program that teaches 4th graders about the difference between Type 1 & Type 2, benefits of good nutrition and proper exercise is expanding in Central Iowa.
-ADA has provided financial support for the 2014 Camp Hertko Hollow camp session, a camp for Iowa children living with diabetes.
-Nearly 1,000 Iowans have signed up for the free "Living With Type 2 Diabetes" program.
-Families of newly diagnosed children with Type 1 diabetes have been taking advantage of the ADA's free Wisdom Kits.
-Through the free Stop Diabetes @ Work program, ADA has teamed up with Iowa employers to provide guidance with wellness programs and Lunch and Learns for employees.
Routes will be announced January 2015. Whether you are an occasional rider or an experienced cyclist, there is a route just for you:
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