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2017 Buffalo Niagara Tour de Cure
 

Route and Event Info

All Tour de Cure route options are designed with your safety and enjoyment in mind. Choose your distance and know that every mile helps make a difference. Whether short or long, each route is fully supported with rest stops, SAG vehicles and more.

Our Tour de Cure event has its own character and style—from a unique starting point to the gorgeous local scenery and so much more!  No matter what route you choose you'll enjoy a fun day at this event for such a great cause.  

The Buffalo Niagara Tour de Cure begins and ends at 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, USA. Our 6 mile, 18 mile, 30 mile, 65 mile, and 100 mile routes are designed to appeal to all skill levels….including an option to walk or run a 5K!

Take a look at the routes below to find the one that's right for you! If you have questions or would like to change routes, email Jodie at JAntoniadis@diabetes.org.

*Routes current as of February 2017*


5K Walk/Fun Run 2017_TDC_Buffalo_5kRoute

 The walk/fun run is a great way to get involved and get active without cycling! Choose to walk or run a 5K through the scenic State Parks of Niagara Falls!

Check-In:  8:30 a.m.
Ride Start:  9:30 a.m.
Route Closure: 4:00 p.m.
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6 Mile Route 2017_TDC_Buffalo_6MRoute

Advanced beginner route. Depart from Old Falls and Rainbow Blvd right at the entrance to Prospect Point (U.S. side of Niagara Falls). The ride goes north along the scenic Niagara River Gorge to Whirlpool State Park. The park is the turnaround point, it has facilities and provides a rest stop and an opportunity to look at the gorge and the Whirlpool from the scenic overlook. Please note, there is a Railroad overpass that is both on the out route and the return route. It has a 2% grade over about a 1/4th of a mile.

Check-In:  9:30 a.m.
Ride Start:  10:30 a.m.
Route Closure: 4:00 p.m.
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18 Mile Route 2017_TDC_Buffalo_18MRoute

Intermediate skill route. This route continues the six mile route by turning East and going through De Veaux Woods State Park. The route then continues North to the scenic Niagara University Campus. Taking University Drive the route goes through the campus and passes by Reservoir State Park. The route then goes south on Military to Lockport Road and enters Veterans’ Memorial Park (Rest Stop). This is the turn around and the route roughly follows the same route back to start. Please note, there is a Railroad overpass that is both on the out route and the return route. It has a 2% grade over about a 1/4th of a mile both at the 1 mile mark on the out route and at the 1 mile to go route on the return.

Check-In:  9:00 a.m.
Ride Start:  10:00 a.m.
Route Closure: 4:00 p.m.
View Route on Ride with GPS

 

30 Mile Route 2017_TDC_Buffalo_30MRoute

Advanced intermediate route. The 30 mile route follows the 6 and 18 mile route to the 9 mile mark where it deviates East on Saunders Settlement road to just short of NCCC. The route will turn South and go through the Village of Sanborn (Rest Stop). The route turns West and skirts the edge of the Niagara Falls Air Force Base. The next rest stop is in Veterans’ Memorial Park. This route then returns the same way as the 18. Please note, there is a Railroad overpass that is both on the out route and the return route. It has a 2% grade over about a 1/4th of a mile both at the 1 mile mark on the out route and at the 1 mile to go route on the return.

Check-In:  8:00 a.m.
Ride Start:  9:00 a.m.
Route Closure: 4:00 p.m.
View Route on Ride with GPS

 

65 Mile Route 2017_TDC_Buffalo_65MRoute

Advanced skill route. This route follows the first 4 miles of the 18/30 mile route to Niagara University. This route continues North past the NYS Power Project and to the Town of Lewiston. It then follows the Niagara River to the scenic village of Youngstown and the State Park at Old Fort Niagara (Rest Area). This route stays on the southern shore of Lake Ontario past Four Mile Creek to Wilson Tuscarora State Park (Rest Area). The 65 then goes through the Town of Wilson. The return to start goes through farm land heading to the Niagara Escarpment. The escarpment is 6.5% (max) in two steps over about 1.5 miles. Once at the top of the escarpment the route goes past Niagara County Community College to Veterans’ Memorial Park and follows the 18/30 mile route back. Please note, there is a Railroad overpass that is both on the out route and the return route. It has a 2% grade over about a 1/4th of a mile both at the 1 mile mark on the out route and at the 1 mile to go route on the return.

Check-In:  7:00 a.m.
Ride Start:  8:00 a.m.
Route Closure: 4:00 p.m
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100 Mile Route 2017_TDC_Buffalo_100MRoute

Avanced skill route. This route follows the 65 to the Village of Wilson. It continues along Lake Ontario through Olcott (Krull Park Rest Area) to Somerset (Power Station). It then turns South on Quaker Rd to the Town of Barker (Rest Stop). This route goes through farmland all the way to the Erie Canal (Just East of Middleport). You then climb the escarpment (less than 2.5% grade over 8 miles) and head to Royalton (Rest Stop). You then ride to Tonawanda Creek and follow it to Rapids Fire Company. This route then rides past NCCC and rejoins the 65 Mile Route. Please note, there is a Railroad overpass that is both on the out route and the return route. It has a 2% grade over about a 1/4th of a mile both at the 1 mile mark on the out route and at the 1 mile to go route on the return.

Check-In:  6:00 a.m.
Ride Start:  7:00 a.m.
Route Closure: 4:00 p.m
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© 2017 American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Tour de Cure is the premier cycling fundraising event of the American Diabetes Association and the nation’s largest diabetes cycling event. This event is a unique opportunity for businesses, clubs, friends and families to come together to form teams with the vision of a life free of diabetes and all its burdens

 
 
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