The CTX Tour de Cure
promises to be the best one yet! Whether you are an avid or recreational
cyclist we've got you covered!
This year's tour is an all new venue
- new routes that takes you through some of the best riding that the hill
country has to offer, plus an amazing start/finish line at Reunion Ranch
where you can enjoy great food, music and showers. Bring the whole
family out to enjoy a full day of activities, including a family
fun ride and a kids "triathlon" event. If you do not
wish to participate in the kids Tri, don’t fret there are plenty of other
activities for you and the family to enjoy! So come on down and don't forget
to bring your bathing suit!
If you are interested in having your child participate in the Kiddie Challenge, please email me directly: email@example.com
Fee schedule for children:
12 and under - No Fundraising
Minimum if riding with an adult that has met the fund-raising minimum of $200.
13 to 17 - Minimum Fund-raising of
Did you know that folks who use our online tools to fundraise are more successful? On average, those who send out 50 or more emails via their Tour Center raise over $590!
Contests of the Month
$200 Apple Gift Card!
For every $200 you raise get an (1)
entry, up to five (5) entries. Don't forget about our Champions
Track and Champions
$500 before July get your jersey for Day of Event!
From June 1st - 29th
Champions To Stop Diabetes
To Stop Diabetes
When you ride in Tour de Cure, you
take part in something unique. You join the ranks of some of the most
passionate people in the country people who care about cycling, health and,
above all, finding a cure for diabetes.
Raise just $500 you qualify for the
new 2013 Jersey! Raise by July 1st wear on Tour Day!
Click for details and to view flyer.
If you raise $1,000 or more for a
local Tour de Cure you and will receive special recognition on the weekend of the event, along with
special perks all year long!
September 1,: Raise $1,000 will automatically become a Champion to Stop Diabetes and you'll receive a
VIP Parking Space, VIP express check-in with access to VIP bathrooms/showers and VIP Champions area on September 8th!
But wait there's more!
you become a Champion you are now invited to the Champions Dinner at
the Texas Beef Council on September 6th with LIVE Music and great healthy food! (We will have vegetarian options) AND...yes again there's more.
We are working an exclusive package that only Champions will have a
chance to enter to win. Click here to view package!
If you raise $2,600, in honor of the 26 million
Americans living with diabetes, you will become a Champion on a Mission
and will receive the coveted gold Champions jersey.
Do you or someone you know have diabetes?
Thousands of people with diabetes participate in Tour as "Red Riders". Red Riders are the reason we ride—they are given a jersey to proudly wear on the day of the event. Beyond the recognition, Red Riders are part of a community that inspires us to ride and raise money to Stop Diabetes. Be sure to choose "Red Rider" when you register!
need to pay attention to diabetes.
Diabetes is the sixth leading cause
of death in the United States accounting for more than 75,000 deaths a year.
According to the CDC, the direct and indirect costs of diabetes total $174
billion a year.
17 seconds a person is diagnosed with Diabetes.
more Americans than Breast Cancer & AIDS combined
- If we
don't Stop Diabetes 1 in 3 adults will have Diabetes by 2050
children estimates predict 1 in 2 / 50% will develop Diabetes
consumes 25% of Medicare's annual budget
out of every four health care dollars is spent caring for someone with
Texas as whole ranks 4th in the
Nation with a 10.30% average with diabetes. Locally, we are at 7% average.
Click here to view a breakdown for Travis County and surrounding counties.
Thank You Gifts
Tour de Cure participants can earn a variety of exciting thank you gifts including exclusive apparel, popular electronics, and more! They represent our thanks for reaching higher fundraising levels to fund the mission of the American Diabetes Association and the 26 million Americans with diabetes we serve. All registered participants raising the minimum fundraising amount will receive a commemorative Tour de Cure event T-shirt on the day of the local event. Raise $250 or more and you'll earn your choice of thank you gifts!
Check out the Thank You Gift Redemption site for info on the gifts at each level.
Team / Individual Incentives:
This year our Top 10 Individuals will receive
special recognition on the morning of the Tour de Cure. We will recognize you in our start line
ceremony and the Top
Individual Fundraiser will receive a special Top Fundraiser Yellow Jersey to
fundraising team will be awarded with the Tour de Cure Traveling Trophy in their respective category –
a HUGE symbol of our appreciation for their efforts.
$5000 = 10x10 Team Tent
$10,000 = 10x10 Team Tent and 1 massage therapist
$15,000 = 20x20 Team Tent and 2 massage therapist
Team Red is for Red Riders (participants with type 1 or type 2 diabetes), their family, friends and anyone else who is looking to join with millions of others who want to Stop Diabetes! Any rider who isn't already on another team can join Team Red.
Being on Team Red means that you will instantly be a part of a community made up of people from all different areas and walks of life. Team Red is a great way to connect with other families supporting a Red Rider and other families that are honoring a loved one with diabetes.
If I don't have diabetes, can I join Team Red?
YES! You can join Team Red, which is made up of Red Riders AND those who support Red Riders. This is a team for anyone who doesn't already have a team.
Interested in learning how to join Team Red contact Merret Mullins @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a training ride? Be sure to check out our partner rides:
Register for our Kick Off Events!
June 23rd at Hula Hut for a great egg white McMuffin or Fruit cup by McDonald's and a Hula Hut Lunch Buffet! Yes, we will have coffee and OJ! Click here for flyer!
June 30th at Scott and White Hospital in Round Rock! Join us to meet other Red Riders, hear from a certfied diabetes educator! You do not have to be diabetic to join us on this ride...just come on out to see why We RIDE and Who We Ride For!! Click here for flyer!
Timeline for both events:
8:00 am Registration/Breakfast
8:30 am Wheels Down
11:00 am Lunch
11:30 am Special Remarks/Prizes
Please be sure to log all monies in Your Tour Center prior to mailing. Once logged please mail to my attention with your name clearly written on envelope and state Tour de Cure Central Texas. Please call em with any questions!
American Diabetes Association
9430 Research Blvd., Bldg 2, #150
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 472-9838, extension 6113 (o)
(512) 800-3959 (c)
(512) 472-9672 (f)
Get On Track to be a CHAMPION!
July 1: Raise $500, pre-order your Jersey to wear day of!
August 1: Raise $750, receive 1 entry for an Apple iPad!
September 1,: Raise $1,000 by this date and you'll receive a
VIP Parking Space, VIP express check-in and VIP Champions area on September 8th!
Tour de Cure Partners!
20% discount on a
2013 Velo View Bike Tour to those registrants who raise $500 by July 1st!
Too hot to ryde outside? Click here to see Tour discounts.
All Tour participants are urged to take this course before riding. Click here to find out why.
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